Fortescue plugs in electric excavator

Fortescue plugs in electric excavator | Silverstone Perth

Fortescue plugs in electric excavator as lineup of zero emission mining equipment expands. Fortescue is a prominent player in both mining and green energy sectors. They have recently announced the successful deployment of Australia’s first operational electric excavator. This happened at its Cloudbreak mine site in the Pilbara region. This milestone forms a key component […]

Rio, WA team up for next generation

Rio, WA team up for next generation | Silverstone Perth

The Western Australian Government has allocated a landmark investment of $9.9 million towards TAFE industry placement programs. Rio Tinto has taken a leading role in this initiative. The objective of this investment is to facilitate the connection between WA TAFE college lecturers and industry placements. Since the inception of the program, numerous lecturers from North […]

O’Connor: “Great opportunities” for Australian workforce

“Great opportunities” for Australian workforce | Silverstone Perth

Brendan O’Connor, the Federal Minister for Skills and Training, delivered a keynote address at the Australian Financial Review Workforce Summit, shining a spotlight on Australia’s pressing skills shortage. The AFR Workforce Summit serves as a platform for business leaders, policymakers, and industry experts to convene and deliberate on the evolving landscape of workforces. They also […]

BHP supports women and children in need

BHP supports women and children in need | Silverstone Perth

BHP supports women and children in need. BHP has stepped forward to offer vital support to vulnerable women and children by donating $CAD500,000 ($571,050) to the YWCA Saskatoon’s Hope Lives Here campaign. This campaign, spearheaded by the YWCA, is aimed at tackling the pressing issue of inadequate housing for women and children in Saskatoon, Canada. […]

Pilbara Minerals has extended its offtake agreement with Ganfeng Lithium

Pilbara Minerals, Ganfeng offtake agreement expanded

Pilbara Minerals has extended its off take agreement with Ganfeng Lithium Group, resulting in an increased supply of spodumene concentrate. Under the existing 2017 agreement, Pilbara Minerals has been supplying 160,000 tonnes of spodumene concentrate annually from its wholly-owned Pilgangoora operation in Western Australia. The amendment to the agreement will elevate this quantity to 310,000 […]

Norwest Minerals and Buxton Resources welcome copper breakthroughs

Norwest Resources

Norwest Minerals and Buxton Resources have experienced substantial growth at their individual copper prospects in Western Australia. Buxton Resources has made a significant discovery, identifying an extensive copper porphyry system at the Wolverine prospect, a key component of its Copper Wolf project. Buxton’s CEO, Marty Moloney, hailed the discovery as a game-changer, noting the presence […]

Impact Minerals Uncovers Significant Rare Earth Soil Anomaly

Impact Minerals Uncovers Significant Rare Earth Soil | Silverstone

Impact Minerals has made a noteworthy discovery of a substantial rare earth soil anomaly. The discovery happened at its newly identified Hyperion prospect within the Arkun project in Western Australia. Recent soil geochemistry surveys conducted at the site revealed high-tenor rare earth element (REE) results at the Hyperion prospect, showcasing up to 5880 parts per […]

Brightstar Resources breaks ground at Cork Tree Well

Brightstar Resources has commenced a diamond drilling campaign at its Cork Tree Well (CTW) prospect, a crucial component of the Laverton gold project situated in Western Australia. Brightstar Resources Managing Director, Alex Rovira, expressed enthusiasm for the initiation of the drilling campaign. He emphasised its significance in enhancing Brightstar’s understanding of the geological and geotechnical […]

Atlas Iron supports upcoming athletes

Atlas Iron supports upcoming athletes

Gina Rinehart’s Atlas Iron has entered into a four-year partnership with Artistic Swimming WA. The aim of this partnership is to foster the development of aspiring swimmers in Western Australia. Over the course of the partnership, a dedicated coach from Artistic Swimming WA will collaborate with the swimmers. This is to prepare them for the […]

Fortescue breaks ground on EV milestone

Fortescue breaks ground on EV milestone

The Fortescue Cloudbreak mine in Western Australia has introduced Australia’s inaugural newly constructed electric excavator. Signifying a substantial stride in the company’s journey towards decarbonisation. The excavator operates on a 6.6-kilovolt substation and utilizes over 2 kilometers of high-voltage trailing cable. This groundbreaking excavator is the first of three R 9400 E electric excavators slated […]