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RNC Minerals, the company made famous by its discovery of over 9,000 ounces of high grade gold from a single blast at its Beta Hunt mine in Western Australia last month, has recovered the first specimen. The Canadian miner said the slab was cut in the...

Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) announced the official opening of its $338 million Silvergrass iron ore mine at its operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara. The project is the Australian mining giant’s 16th mine in the Pilbara and will produce low-phosphorous ore crucial to Rio’s premium Pilbara Blend product,...

BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) has posted its operational review for the second half of 2016, revealing record iron ore production across its Western Australia operations. Iron ore production across Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) rose 4% year-on-year in the six-month period to December, due to a ramp...

The government of Western Australia will sign an agreement that will bring about a new AUS$5.6 billion iron ore project in the Pilbara region. The project will be funded by Balla Balla Infrastructure Group (BBIG), a company owned by the billionaire Todd family from New Zealand. Located...