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Fortescue awards Schlam $90 million contract

Western Australian company Schlam has been awarded a multi-million-dollar supply agreement with Fortescue Metals Group for both its products (Schlam Payload Solutions) and services (Schlam People Solutions) divisions. Schlam Payload Solutions will supply Fortescue with dump bodies and buckets, while Schlam People Solutions will provide skilled on-site mechanical and fabrication services for a minimum of three years with options to

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South Korean financier pauses loan for multi-billion dollar Barossa gas project

Environmentalists and traditional owners in the Northern Territory have claimed a win in their bid to derail one of the biggest recent projects in the nation’s oil and gas sector. Key points: Santos plans to develop a $4.7 billion gasfield in the Timor Sea north of Darwin But an international financier has delayed a decision on whether to invest in

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Mardie Salt & Potash Project

The Mardie Salt and Potash Project (Mardie or the Project) is 100% owned by Mardie Minerals Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of BCI Minerals Limited (BCI). The Project represents a rare, sustainable opportunity to develop a large-scale, multi-generational solar evaporation operation on the Pilbara coast of Western Australia (WA). The Pilbara coast is one of the world’s premier regions

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Pilbara Generation Project

Mining giant Fortescue Metals Group has unveiled details of a massive 5.4 GW solar PV, wind and battery energy storage project it plans to build to power its iron ore mining operations in Western Australia’s north-west. The iron ore miner’s clean energy subsidiary, Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), has lodged environmental documents with the West Australian (WA) Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)

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Trade surplus touches new high on iron ore demand

Record demand for iron ore has lifted Australia’s goods trade surplus to a new peak of $13.3 billion. Australian Bureau of Statistics preliminary figures for the month of June show exports ballooned eight per cent to $41.3 billion, with significant increases in metalliferous ores, coal, non-monetary gold and gas. Exports of metalliferous ores reached $20.5 billion, marking a fourth consecutive

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Iron Bridge project shoots up once again in costs

Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG), the world’s fourth-largest iron ore producer, raised the cost estimate for its Iron Bridge magnetite project to between $3.3 billion and $3.5 billion, the second time this year. Initially, Iron Bridge was expected to cost $2.6 billion and, prior to this recent hike, its price tag had already risen to around $3 billion. In February

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POSCO acquires Ravensthorpe stake from First Quantum

Canada’s First Quantum Minerals has sold a 30 per cent share of the Ravensthorpe nickel operation in Western Australia to South Korean steel-making company POSCO for $US240 million ($310 million). First Quantum will retain a 70 per cent share in the nickel facility and will continue as the operator. POSCO and First Quantum have agreed to evaluate a strategic partnership

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