Western Australia

Shell's Prelude Floating LNG Project raring and ready to go for final investment decision in 2011

With all the ducks lining up for a final investment decision on the Prelude FLNG Project billions of dollars will flow to local suppiers, according to Prelude Vice President Bruce Steenson.

Chinese firm and local partner to design and construct concentrator for Mt Windarra Project

A Chinese construction and engineering company will partner with a Perth-based mining engineering group to deliver a nickel sulphide concentrator for the Mt Windarra nickel Project.

Green light from WA EPA for Rio Tinto's Brockman 2 Detrital Iron Ore Mine Extension Phase 2B

WA's environmental watchdog is satisified that Rio Tinto's proposed expansion of its Brockman iron ore mine can be managed to meet its environmental objectives.

Moly Mines in advanced discussions with engineering consortium on Spinifex Ridge Molybdenum

Moly Mines is in advanced negotiations with an engineering consortium for construction of the mine and associated processing plant for its Spinifex Ridge Molybdenum Copper Project.

BHP Billiton releases proposals for $48 billion Outer Harbour facility expansion, Port Hedland

BHP Billiton Iron Ore's plans to expand its Outer Harbour facility in Port Hedland to 480 Mtpa will cost an estimated $48 billion and take 10 to 14 years to build.

Barminco awarded three year $60m underground mining services contract for Spotted Quoll

Barminco has been awarded a three year $60 million underground mining services contract for Western Areas’ Spotted Quoll nickel mine.

St John of God Health Care to invest $234 million for Murdoch Hospital facilities expansion

St John of God Health Care is investing $234 million at its Murdoch Hospital to increase the hospital from 357 to 522 beds.

Procurement-tender packages for administration building still available for Fiona Stanley Hospital

Procurement and tender packages for the administration building are still available for the $2 billion Fiona Stanley Hospital project in Murdoch which is just 19 months into construction.

Feasibility study to expand Rio's Pilbara system advanced and on track for decision early 2012

The feasibility study to expand Rio Tinto's Pilbara system to 333 Mtpa is well advanced and on track for a decision in early 2012.

Briefing on Shell's Prelude Floating LNG Project to highlight opportunities for local suppliers

Shell’s Vice President of Prelude Bruce Steenson will provide an update on the Prelude FLNG Project at the Burswood Entertainment Complex in Perth on Wednesday evening 20 April.