Australia

Queensland Bauxite Gains State Approval of Mineral Development Work Program

Queensland Bauxite Gains State Approval of Mineral Development Work Program

Australian miner Queensland Bauxite announced last Friday that it has obtained approval from the state government to begin development work at its South Johnstone Bauxite Project at Camp Creek. The firm said that Queensland’s Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) and...

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Record Alumina and Aluminium Production Boost South32’s FY2017 Results

Australian metals miner South32 Limited reported results for fiscal year 2017 on Thursday. The firm turned in strong performances across the board over the course of the fiscal year ending on June 30. Revenue for the year totaled US$6,950 million, a 20-percent improvement over last fiscal year’s revenue total of US$5,812 million. The firm turned […]

Canberra Signs Off on Metallica Minerals’ Urquhart Bauxite Project

Brisbane’s Metallica Minerals Limited announced yesterday that it has received federal approval under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to develop Urquhart Bauxite Project. According to the firm, federal approval is a tremendous milestone on the road to mining bauxite ore at the project, which is located 3.1 miles southwest of Weipa on […]

ABx Applies for A$20 MM Grant for Binjour Bauxite Project in QLD

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced yesterday that it has teamed up with marketing partner Rawmin to request a grant from the Australian government for funds to develop its Binjour Bauxite Project. The firms submitted a grant proposal to Canberra for the Regional Jobs and Investment Package for the Wide Bay Burnett region in Queensland. The […]

Aboriginal-Owned Bauxite Operation Supported by Rio Tinto Opens on Australia’s North Coast

Anglo-Australian metals giant Rio Tinto Group announced the opening of an Indigenous-owned bauxite mining operation and associated training center in Australia’s Northern Territory. The Gulkula Regional Training Centre and Gulkula bauxite mining operation opened over the weekend at Dhupuma Plateau, adjacent to the Gulkula mine in Northeast Arnhem Land. Though receiving support from Rio Tinto, […]