Kerman Contracting has won the design and construction contract for WPG Resources' Peculiar Knob DSO iron ore project south of Coober Pedy in South Australia.
The WA Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) says the Roy Hill 1 Iron Ore Project Port Infrastructure project can be managed to meet its environmental objectives.
UGL Resources is working towards a commissioning date of late 2013 for Brockman Resources' Marillana Iron Ore Project following award of the Front End Engineering and Design contract.
WPG Resources Ltd has committed to develop its flagship Peculiar Knob Direct Shipping Ore (DSO) iron ore project in South Australia with operations scheduled to commence next year.
Cazaly Resources Limited expects mining to start on its $78m Parker Range Iron Ore Project at the Mt Cauden Deposit.
The WA Government has granted environmental approval for the Albany Port Expansion Project paving the way for the Albany Iron Ore Project.
BHP Billiton has approved a further $635 million of capital expenditure that will underpin continued growth in Western Australia Iron Ore's production profile.
Monadelphous Group Limited has secured new construction contracts in the iron ore market in WA and in the NSW gold market.
The South Australian Government has approved plans for the Iron Chieftain mine in the Southern Middleback Ranges.
The Solomon Project involves the development of a new mining province in addition to the Chichester mines already operated by Fortescue at Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek.