Wednesday 22nd Feb, 2017
Photo: Tomago Aluminium

Smelter boss slams energy sector

The boss of Newcastle’s Tomago aluminium smelter has raised concerns that the Australian energy market is not suitable for his…
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Arrium operates in the mining and mining consumables manufacturing sectors.

Potential London float for Arrium

Prospective Arrium buyer Liberty House has moved to assure stakeholders it is not planning to break up and flip the…
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Grain. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Winter crop looking bigger by the day

A new report from the Department of Agriculture suggests mainland states could be set to achieve record highs in this…
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Iron ore stockpiles at Port Hedland. Photo: BHP Billiton

Dust bust-up threatens BHP expansion

A battle over dust levels in the Pilbara mining export town of Port Hedland could threaten BHP Billiton’s plans to…
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Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

Harding ‘focused’ after ‘solid’ first half for Aurizon

Aurizon chief executive Andrew Harding says a $162 million turnaround in the rail operator’s net profit after tax in the…
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Brookfield rail. Photo: Creative Commons / Gnangarra

Brookfield working on “extensive” flooding damage to East-West railway

Heavy flooding in Western Australia has left four key railways out of action this week, including the key connection between…
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Work at the Bulga mine. Photo: Glencore

Mining engineers ‘most employable’ graduates

The University of Queensland says mining engineer graduates have the highest rate of employment over the last 30 years. Citing…
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South32's Worsley alumina refinery. Photo: South32

Fluor wins Guinea alumina contract

US firm Fluor Corporation has won an engineering and program management consultancy contract for a major bauxite mine in the…
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Australian miners think Chinese coal testing is unfair. Photo: Shutterstock

Man killed in Kentucky conveyor belt accident

The United States Department of Labor has confirmed the death of a 42-year-old man in a conveyor belt incident at…
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