Sunday 23rd Jul, 2017
Train carrying iron ore through the Pilbara in Western Australia, run by Rio Tintos Pilbara Iron. Photo: Rio Tinto

Rail maintenance slows Rio, big dividend still likely

Mining giant Rio Tinto has reduced production guidance to the lower-end of its earlier forecasts, but shareholders are still expecting…
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BHP’s Elliott shake-up gains traction

A pair of major BHP Billiton shareholders have reportedly voiced their in-principle support for activist investor Elliott Management’s campaign for…
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‘Sky is the limit’ after Arrium sale

British businessman Sanjeev Gupta has reportedly said Arrium’s Whyalla steelworks could expand capacity 10-fold, after his company, GFG Alliance, was…
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China says dairy crackdown a safety move

China’s recent move to suspend imports of certain Australian dairy products is based on health and safety concerns, rather than…
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Frydenberg on the Bolt Report. Photo: Channel Ten

Feds, Qld at odds over energy price gouging

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has dismissed allegations from Canberra that state-owned power generators are using their big market share to…
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GST makes royalties pointless, Minerals Council says

The Minerals Council of Australia has suggested Western Australia would be better off not charging royalties to iron ore miners,…
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Arrium buyer plans energy independence for Whyalla plant

The firm acquiring failed steel business Arrium for $700 million plans to increase production at the Whyalla steelworks, and burn…
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Manila container terminal. Photo: Creative Commons / Theurbanhistorian

Cosco to buy OOIL for US$6.3bn

Chinese container shipping giant Cosco will buy competitor Orient Overseas International Limited, for US$6.3 billion (A$8.3 billion), the latest in…
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Grain. Photo: Ingram Publishing

CBH’s Interflour opens new Vietnamese malt facility

WA grain co-operative CBH Group has welcomed the opening of Interflour’s US$70 million Intermalt facility in Vietnam, which the Group…
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