Three mining companies have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of a multi user rail load-out facility at Cloncurry in Queensland.
The production at two major zinc mines is to being ramped up with major construction tenders to be called shortly.
A major mine company has begun the selection of its suppliers for a US$1.
Ivanhoe has completed its feasibility study on its Merlin Molybdenum & Rhenium Project in northwestern Queensland.
A multi-million dollar copper project is gathering speed as it aims for a third quarter start on construction.
An underground mining contractor has been awarded a $100 million contract at a site 65km north-west of Cloncurry.
The proponent of a proposed $800 million phosphate project in north west Queensland has begun to issue tender packages.
Projectory has learnt that construction on a copper project near Cloncurry in Queensland will begin in the third quarter of this year.
Hong Kong-listed Minmetals Resources has approved $157m capital expenditure to develop the next stage of its Dugald River zinc project, in Queensland.
The Environmental Impact Study is underway for Perilya Limited $80m Mount Oxide copper mine, near Mount Isa in Queensland.