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Ancient Australian rock arrives in London

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on Ancient Australian rock arrives in London

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Rio Tinto Headline: Ancient Australian rock arrives in London A 2.6 billion-year-old rock has made a journey of almost 14,000 kilometres from Australia’s Pilbara region to London and will go on display at a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum (NHM), opened by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. The […]

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Gender diversity gap narrows with more outstanding FWC appointment

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, AMMA, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Mines and Metals Association, Business, Energy, English, Industry, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Gender diversity gap narrows with more outstanding FWC appointment

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Australian Mines and Metals Association – AMMA Headline: Gender diversity gap narrows with more outstanding FWC appointment RESOURCE industry employer group AMMA welcomes today’s Fair Work Commission appointments.AMMA Chief Executive Steve Knott said the Minister for Employment and Women has continued her approach of appointing high-calibre, well-qualified, professional and experienced […]

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Australia to lose out from militant ‘super’ union merger: AMMA

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, AMMA, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Mines and Metals Association, Business, Commerce, Economics, Energy, English, Industry, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Unions  /  Comments Off on Australia to lose out from militant ‘super’ union merger: AMMA

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Australian Mines and Metals Association – AMMA Headline: Australia to lose out from militant ‘super’ union merger: AMMA THE long-threatened process of merging as one militant ‘super’ union by the CFMEU, MUA and TCFUA has formally commenced.AMMA has confirmed its interest in the proceedings to the application made on 20 […]

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Argyle diamond coin trilogy sold within a month

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on Argyle diamond coin trilogy sold within a month

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Rio Tinto Headline: Argyle diamond coin trilogy sold within a month Rio Tinto is delighted to announce the sale of The Australian Trilogy, an AUD$1.8 million one-of-a-kind coin collection featuring a pink, purple pink and violet diamond from Rio Tinto’s Argyle Diamond Mine in the east Kimberley region of Western […]

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Rio Tinto celebrates 20-year partnership with The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on Rio Tinto celebrates 20-year partnership with The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Rio Tinto Headline: Rio Tinto celebrates 20-year partnership with The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation Rio Tinto is proud to announce its renewed support of The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation (GPFF) of $4.4 million over five years. Since 1997 hundreds of Aboriginal students have participated in the educational programmes, which support […]

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Weipa electrical tradeswoman named NAIDOC Apprentice of the Year

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Economics, English, Exploration, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on Weipa electrical tradeswoman named NAIDOC Apprentice of the Year

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Rio Tinto Headline: Weipa electrical tradeswoman named NAIDOC Apprentice of the Year A Rio Tinto Weipa electrician named ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at the 2017 National NAIDOC Awards hopes to inspire other women to consider a career in mining. Sharee Yamashita was announced winner of her category at the prestigious […]

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Work starts on Wabush 3 project

By   /  July 1, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, English, Exploration, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on Work starts on Wabush 3 project

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Rio Tinto Headline: Work starts on Wabush 3 project Work is starting on the Iron Ore Company of Canada’s (IOC) Wabush 3 project, with people and equipment being mobilised this week. Local Labrador West company Dexter Mining has been awarded the primary earth works contract to build the new mining […]

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Rio Tinto confirms Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its thermal coal assets in Australia given high level of completion certainty and a further improved offer of $2.69 billion

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, English, Exploration, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on Rio Tinto confirms Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its thermal coal assets in Australia given high level of completion certainty and a further improved offer of $2.69 billion

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Rio Tinto Headline: Rio Tinto confirms Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its thermal coal assets in Australia given high level of completion certainty and a further improved offer of $2.69 billion The Rio Tinto board today confirmed its recommendation that shareholders vote in favour of the sale of Rio […]

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Skilled migration changes will hold Australia back

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7, AMMA, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Mines and Metals Association, Business, Economics, Energy, English, Industry, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Skilled migration changes will hold Australia back

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Australian Mines and Metals Association – AMMA Headline: Skilled migration changes will hold Australia back Resources and energy employer group AMMA has voiced industry concern that impulsive changes to skilled migration occupation changes that come into effect 1 July 2017 will inevitably cost Australian jobs and drive up energy prices.In […]

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Yarwun refinery traineeships to kick-start careers of Gladstone locals

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on Yarwun refinery traineeships to kick-start careers of Gladstone locals

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Rio Tinto Headline: Yarwun refinery traineeships to kick-start careers of Gladstone locals A trainee programme that has helped launch the careers of local workers since 2004 is again open with candidates in the Gladstone region encouraged to apply. Rio Tinto is currently recruiting for several entry-level process technician roles at […]

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Rio Tinto successfully completes $2.5 billion gross debt reduction

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on Rio Tinto successfully completes $2.5 billion gross debt reduction

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Rio Tinto Headline: Rio Tinto successfully completes $2.5 billion gross debt reduction Rio Tinto has successfully completed its bond tender and redemption exercises announced on 22 May 2017 and has reduced gross debt by a further $2.5 billion. Since the start of 2016 we have now reduced the nominal value […]

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Rio Tinto reconfirms Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its thermal coal assets in Australia

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, English, Exploration, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on Rio Tinto reconfirms Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its thermal coal assets in Australia

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Rio Tinto Headline: Rio Tinto reconfirms Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its thermal coal assets in Australia The Rio Tinto board has reconfirmed its recommendation that shareholders vote in favour of the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary Coal & Allied Industries Limited (“C&A”) to Yancoal Australia Limited (“Yancoal”). The […]

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