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ABx Lands Full Funding Of Binjour Bauxite Project In Deal With Rawmin

ABx Lands Full Funding Of Binjour Bauxite Project In Deal With Rawmin

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) yesterday announced the full funding of mining operations at the Binjour Bauxite Project in Queensland. Per the firm, the project achieved full funding thanks to a commitment by India’s Rawmin Mining. Per the agreement, the project will be...

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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 […]

Rio Tinto Awards Over $900 MM in Amrun Contracts to Queensland Firms

Mining titan Rio Tinto Group’s emphasis on regional economic development will be worth at least $900 million to the Queensland economy, as over two-thirds of the $1.38 billion in contracts for the development of the Amrun bauxite project have been awarded to local suppliers. Over five hundred Queensland businesses have been engaged in either directly […]

Rio Tinto Awards US$45 MM Contract for Dam at Amrun Bauxite Project to Fulton Hogan

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto announced the award of a US$45 million to the New Zealand civil construction firm Fulton Hogan. The contract, which is for the construction of a dam at the Amrun bauxite project in Cape York, Queensland, was announced last Wednesday. The project will have Fulton Hogan’s Queensland division constructing a 10.9-gigaliter […]

Rio Tinto Begins Work on New Bauxite Mine on Cape York

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto began work on a new bauxite mine in Cape York by awarding a US$53-million contract to Queensland civil engineering firm QBrit. The new mine, dubbed the Amrun Project, is a US$2 billion operation that is expected to harvest 22.8 million metric tons per annum at the outset, with an option […]

Rio Tinto’s Improved Yarwun Refinery Sets Production Record

According to fourth-quarter numbers released by Rio Tinto on Monday, its refinery at Yarwun, Australia, set a production record last year. Rio Tinto’s final numbers for last year show the Yarwun refinery’s production at 2.104 million metric tons, which was an eleven-percent increase over 2015. When taken together with Rio’s other refinery at Gove, the […]