Thiess has won a $166 million contract to provide bulk earth works and selected infrastructure for BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s Jimblebar mine near Newman in Western Australia.
Southern Gold Limited and Heron Resources Ltd have signed an agreement allowing Southern Gold to earn up to 80% of the Heron’s Bulong project.
China's state-owned Minerals and Metals Group is poised to commit to a $100 million expansion of its Golden Grove copper-zinc mine east of Geraldton.
QR National has approved a $185 million expansion of the Goonyella coal rail network to support a major expansion of the Hay Point Coal Terminal, near Mackay.
BHP Billiton has approved $7.
BHP Billiton has approved three coal projects located in the Bowen Basin including the Daunia operation, the Broadmeadow mine and expansion of Hay Point Coal Terminal.
BHP Billiton has approved a $400 million investment in the RX1 Project (RX1) to expand Mt Arthur Coal’s production.
A final decision on the Olympic Dam Project (ODP) by Commonwealth, State and Territory governments is expected in the second half of this year.
Pacific National will invest more than $110 million during the 12 month construction of its new Greta Train Support Facility following approval from the NSW Department of Planning.
Leighton Contractors has been awarded underground gold mining contracts worth $317 million at Telfer and Cosmo Deeps.