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Possible Chinese slowdown not enough to discourage Rio Tinto as it outlays plans for further productivity improvements.

FMG chairman Andrew Forrest has established a new "core leadership team" tasked with preserving the culture and diversifying the operations of the world's fourth largest iron ore producer. John Feary reports

Fortescue awards a $33M contract to RCR Tomlinson to lead development of relocatable ore conveyor system at its Cloudbreak mine in the West Australian Pilbara region. John Feary reports

Newcrest maintains Australian gold production edge as the country’s Q1 18 output slides 1t on the previous qtr

The road back to the prosperity of five years ago may still be a long and difficult one for the Australian mining and mining services sector, a comprehensive review by financial advisor Ferrier Hodgson indicates.

New Brazilian mining legislation lifts iron ore royalties 75%, gold 50%, while diamonds, niobium and others unchanged and potassium slashed to 0.2% from 3%

Australian royalty investor Royalco Resources may delist from the ASX amid other cost-cutting measures as it struggles to cope with its reliance uncertain mineral resource interests and a single current income source, a petroleum sector royalty that delivered under $A547,000 in the last year.

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A terrible old joke in the Australian resources sector is that the scale of any employment downturn can be measured by the number of geoscientists driving taxis. Despite expectations, it appears they may be spending a bit more time behind the wheel.

Sandvik AutoMine loading automation system the key to its $60M mining equipment fleet deal for Falco Resources' Horne 5 gold and copper project in Canada.


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