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South Australian Government approves plans for Iron Chieftain mine: $350m Project Magnet Phase 2

The South Australian Government has approved plans for the Iron Chieftain mine in the Southern Middleback Ranges.

QLD Government declares $111m Gold Coast Quarry a major project, EIS process underway

The Queensland independent Coordinator-General (CG) has declared a proposed $111 million Gold Coast quarry a significant project.

Fortescue Metals Group releases Public Environmental Review on $3.6bn Solomon Project

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.

Perth wins right to host world's biggest and most prestigious LNG conference in 2016 - LNG 18

Perth will host the LNG 18 conference in 2016 which is expected to attract 4000 participants from more than 70 countries.

Conditional approval from Coordinator-General for $3bn Wandoan Coal project, Surat Basin

The Queensland independent Coordinator-General (CG) has conditionally approved the proposed $3 billion Wandoan Coal project in the Surat Basin.

Victoria Coldry Project moves towards detailed engineering design and construction tendering

A Victoria Coldry Project partner said structuring of the project and scope for detailed design and engineering had "progressed significantly".

Pre Feasibility Study on FerrAus Pilbara Project in Western Australia estimates CAPEX of $960m

FerrAus Limited will undertake a Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) on its Pilbara Project following a favourable Pre Feasibility Study (PFS).

Green light from Federal Government for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas Project

The Federal Government has given environmental approval to Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas Project, to be located off the northwest coast of Australia.

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd and Independence Group sign off on $700m Tropicana Gold Project in WA

The Boards of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd and Independence Group NL have approved development of the Tropicana Gold Project in Western Australia.

Contracts worth $42m in energy and infrastructure projects awarded to WDS Limited

The Energy and Infrastructure Division of WDS Limited has been awarded several contracts to a combined value of about $42m.