Monday 15th Feb, 2016
Coal. Photo: Shutterstock

Tinkler out as APC boss after bankruptcy ruling

Fallen coal magnate Nathan Tinkler has resigned as managing director and chief executive officer of Australian Pacific Coal, after a…
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A nickel ore ship at Townsville, where (inset) Clive Palmer's Yabulu refinery processes it. Photo: Chris Mackey / Southern Cross Maritime. (Inset: Creative Commons / Benjamin J Macdonald)

Long-term losses challenge Queensland Nickel recovery

Any party looking to revive Clive Palmer’s embattled refinery business Queensland Nickel will have to eat cash losses until at…
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The iron ore sector has been savaged by the commodity slump.

Rumoured figure for Arrium grinding business lower than expected

The offer being reportedly mulled by Australian mining and consumables business Arrium is not significant enough to solve the company’s…
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Rio Tinto train - Photo Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto could cut dividend

A week after it was suggested BHP Billiton may change its policy of maintaining high dividends despite a slumping market,…
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Sugar exports to the US are set to go up. Photo: Shutterstock

Robb faces criticism over Queensland sugar regulation

Australian trade minister Andrew Robb has reportedly faced criticism during a visit to Singapore over the passage of legislation through…
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Haver Roto Classic bag filling machine. Photo: Haver

Haver & Boecker Australia broadens product line

Haver & Boecker Australia, also trading as Haver Australia, is expanding its product range from a focus on the minerals…
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Iron ore stockpiles at Port Hedland. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP credit rating slips, dividends threatened

US agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded BHP Billiton’s credit rating this week, warning the mining giant it could slip…
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Black-throated finch. Photo: Creative Commons / Chris Williamson

Adani mine reapproved after Land Court recommendations

The Queensland Government has added nine conditions to the environmental approval of Adani’s proposed Carmichael mega-mine, after its initial approval…
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Nathan Tinkler says Australia is still in a good position in the coal sector, relative to its competition. Photo: WICET

Tinkler gets money for Anglo mine bid

Nathan Tinkler’s Australian Pacific Coal (APC) has raised the capital it needs to acquire an 83.33% share in the Dartbrook…
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