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Yarwun Alumina Refinery

Resources giant begins phasing out gas in Central Qld

A multinational mining company is introducing clean energy to replace fossil resources. Rio Tinto is investigating ways to replace liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its Yarwun Alumina Refinery, 12km...

Rio Tinto social distancing

Mining giant offers FIFO workers up to $30K to relocate

A multinational resources company is offering huge incentives to attract enthusiastic employees to its operations. Rio Tinto hopes to avoid another drop in production due to a lack of enthusiastic...

Rio Tinto hard hat

Mining giant struggles to find eager workers

A multinational resources company blamed a drop in production on a lack of enthusiastic employees. Rio Tinto reported nearly all mineral production activity declined during the first quarter of 2021...

Iron ore

Iron ore price rally brings good news for miners

The good news keeps coming for the mining sector, as commodity prices continue to jump to levels not seen in years. The Steel Index recently recorded iron ore prices having soared beyond the US$90 a...

01 Gladstone - Your Mining Town

Gladstone – Where the mining meets ocean

The thriving port-side city of Gladstone is not what you’d expect from a town whose economy relies heavily on the resources industry, writes Sophie Blackshaw. Perched on the edge of the blue Pacific...

BHP Billiton splits company in two

Late yesterday, BHP Billiton made the expected announcement that the company would split, with a new company created to manage a selection of under-performing assets. The company said in a statement...

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