Monthly Archives: July 2012

World Coal News

Ivanhoe Australia slashes exploration as Rio takes larger stake

Rio Tinto has now acquired 51% of Ivanhoe Mines, as Ivanhoe’s Australian subsidiary announces a massive cut in exploration.

Xstrata begins mining at Mount Margaret copper mine [Video]

Open pit mining has begun at Xstrata’s Mount Margaret mine in north west Queensland.

Transfield Services win two Pilbara contracts

Transfield Services have won two engineering design and construction contracts in the Pilbara with Rio Tinto and Fortescue metals.