Tuesday 23rd May, 2017
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Thermal coal to trade at four-year high

A key negotiation towards the market price of thermal coal over the next 12 months has turned out nicely for…
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Polyhalite is a naturally occurring evaporate mineral comprising potassium, calcium, sulphur and magnesium. Photo: Sirius Minerals

Rinehart’s fertiliser play looking solid

Shares in a London-listed miner 5% owned by Australian magnate Gina Rinehart have risen 27% in 2017, as the company…
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Gas closure cuts into South32 coal

Elevated gas concentrations in part of South32’s Illawarra metallurgical coal operation have forced the miner to downgrade guidance by at…
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Chester backs Inland Rail plan despite critics

Infrastructure minister Darren Chester has reinforced the government’s Inland Rail plan, despite a private sector group suggesting the project could…
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Analysts doubt WA-SA pipeline

Industry insiders are reportedly taking a negative view of the proposed gas pipeline linking Western Australia with the East Coast…
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GrainCorp shed at the Port of Portland. Photo: David Sexton

GrainCorp’s bumper crop bumps up stock

A 30,000 tonne-per-site increase in grain receivals drove GrainCorp’s pre-tax profits up more than $100 million in the first half,…
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Budget: Inland Rail massive boost for grain handlers

Farming and logistics advocates have warmly welcomed an $8.4 billion commitment to build the Inland Rail project through regional Queensland,…
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Budget: Reforms for energy, small business

A new gas exploration program and improvements for small businesses are among Budget measures of note for the bulk handling…
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Seaco’s 20ft high cube bulkers and lifting equipment. Photo: Seaco

Seaco eying opportunities in Australia in mining, powder sectors

Container leasing giant Seaco, owned by the acquisitive Chinese conglomerate HNA, is eying container opportunities in Australia’s mining and powder…
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