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Jakob Stausholm

Mineral multinational approves $26B mega project

A resources giant gave its blessing for a Pilbara ‘killer’ mine. Rio Tinto’s board of directors recently gave the green light for the $26 billion Simandou mine, 526km southeast of...

Western Ridge project

New $1B mining project approved

A mineral producer is proceeding with a major resources development worth US$943 million ($1.4 billion). BHP’s board of directors recently gave the nod for its new Western Ridge Crusher...

South32 Cannington Mine

Central Qld coal mine sells for up to $200M

A fossil fuel operation will be under new ownership in Queensland’s Isaac region. Stanmore Resources recently agreed to purchase South32’s Eagle Downs Coal Mine in Winchester, 208km...

Maxwell Coal Mine

$509M coal project fast tracked

An underground coal operation will be accelerated. New Hope Corporation (NHC) recently purchased up to $105 million of institutional placement equity in Malabar Resources. The amount comprises of a...

Winchester South coal mine

New $1B Bowen Basin coal mine approved

A mining project one step closer to construction in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. The State Department of Environment, Science and Innovation recently granted an environmental authority...

Dartbrook Coal Mine

$300M coal mine secures final funding for reopening

A fossil fuel revival received the last funds needed to resume production. Australian Pacific Coal (AQC) recently finalised a new three-year US$60 million (A$90M) debt facility with Vitol Asia. This...

Savannah mine

Multiple mines suspended due to commodity downturn

Falling resources prices prompted employers to pause production at multiple locations. Voluntary administrators indefinitely suspended operations at Panoramic Resources’ Savannah Nickel Project...