BHP Billiton Illawarra Coal reviewing submissions for $46m Appin Ventilation Shaft No. 6 Project

BHP Billiton Illawarra Coal (BHPBIC) is expecting a decision shortly from the NSW Government regarding its proposal to construct and operate an upcast ventilation shaft at Woolondilly.

Matsa Resources and China Kinwa to undertake feasibility study on $75m Norseman Gold Project

Matsa Resources has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) to jointly develop the company's proposed Norseman Gold Project.

BHP Billiton submits draft supplementary EIS for $22billion Olympic Dam Expansion

BHP Billiton's proposed $22bn Olympic Dam Expansion will undergo close scrutiny from Governments following submission of its draft supplementary environmental impact statement (EIS).

Ichthys LNG Project releases invitations to tender for onshore gas processing facilities

Invitations to Tender (ITT) for the major onshore construction packages for the Ichthys LNG Project have commenced.

Transfield Services signs $88m contract with WA Government for asset and infrastructure management

Transfield Services has signed a six year $88 million contract with the Western Australian Department of Transport for the delivery of asset management and maritime infrastructure projects.

Thiess Sedgman JV awarded $85m contract for coal handling and preparation plant at Bengalla mine

The Thiess Sedgman Joint Venture (TSJV) has been awarded an $85 million contract to design, procure, construct and commission an upgrade of the coal plant at Bengalla mine.

EC&M and Kerman awarded electrical services contracts for Windimurra Vanadium Project

Electrical Construction & Maintenance Australia and Kerman Contracting have been awarded contracts for completion of construction of the Windimurra Vanadium Project.

YTC Resources seeks approval to develop $70m gold and base metals mine at Nymagee in Cobar

YTC Resources Limited is seeking approval to construct and operate an underground mine producing up to 350,000 tonnes of gold and base metals ore per year for five to seven years.

Ravensworth Opertions seeks approval for mine extensions in Upper Hunter Valley worth $750m

Xstrata Coal is seeking approval to extend its Ravensworth Operations in the Upper Hunter Valley for a further 29 years at an estimated capital expenditure of $750 million.