Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) is one of Australia’s largest gold producers. KCGM is the managing company of the world famous Super Pit in the Goldfields of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. KCGM’s Fimiston Open Pit is a massive operation, popularly...
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Rio Tinto is to develop its most technologically advanced mine following the full approval of a $2.6 billion1 (A$3.5 billion) investment in the Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia. Koodaideri will deliver a new production hub for Rio Tinto’s world-class...
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Mine is an analysis of trends based on the financial performance and position of the global mining industry as represented by the Top 40 global mining companies by market capitalisation. Mine 2018 – Tempting times For the world’s Top 40 miners,...
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