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Baru Group

Contract awarded for iron ore mine in WA

An Indigenous-owned and operated civil and concrete builder has won a contract at an iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Baru Group recently secured work on the stackers and...

Rio Tinto BT chairman Jan du Plessis

Mining leader steps down after major restructure

The head of a multinational mining company is calling it quits weeks after mass layoffs were announced as part of a $5 billion restructure. Jan du Plessis has announced his resignation as chairman of...

JS Jacques, Rio Tinto

Could we be world’s next mining mecca?

Australia can become the next global mining ‘mecca’ according to the boss of a multinational mining group. Our nation could make more of its already strong position says Rio Tinto chief...

Nifty Copper

Metal producer cops fine for dead worker

A metal exploration company will have to pay a fine worth tens of thousands of dollars after one of its staff died in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The Perth Magistrates Court recently...

Worker killed at Pilbara mine

A 32-year-old worker has been killed at a Rio Tinto mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The Department of Mines and Petroleum confirmed the maintenance worker died at the Channar iron...

Haul trucks pretty in pink for breast cancer

The Roy Hill Project, in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, is turning pink for breast cancer awareness. Roy Hill have unveiled the first three pink haul trucks to raise awareness for breast...