Friday 24th Mar, 2017
Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

Energy review puts carbon price in spotlight

The Finkel review of Australia’s electricity market is being asked to consider a price on carbon, with the NSW Government,…
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Santos to export a fifth of available gas

Australian gas consumers are pressuring producer Santos to act after a Wood Mackenzie report suggested the company’s new GLNG export…
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Adani criticism from the rich will hurt the poor, lobby group says

The most recent activism against Adani’s planned Carmichael Coal project has labelled “misguided” by a vocal mining industry lobby group….
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Bauxite in Queensland. Photo: Rio Tinto

Rio spruiks Queensland contribution of new bauxite mine

Rio Tinto has announced more than $900 million in contracts for its Amrun bauxite project on the Cape York Peninsula…
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Lithium. Photo: Albemarle

Greenbushes lithium to double capacity

US lithium producer Albemarle and joint venture partner Tianqi have approved a major expansion to their Australian lithium mine at…
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Flexco says its Urethane Skirting uses soft durometer (65A) urethane with “exceptional” tear resistance to ensure a good seal and long belt life.

Flexco introduces new urethane skirting

Belt conveyor component supplier Flexco has added urethane skirting to its range. It says the new product will increase productivity…
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Australia's bulk commodity shippers could be challenged by international competition. Photo: Shutterstock

Grylls burned by mining lobby in election defeat

WA Nationals leader Brendon Grylls lost his seat of Pilbara in the March 11 state election, after the mining industry…
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Sims lays blame on governments, not just gas giants, for crisis

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission boss Rod Sims says recent events in the east coast gas market have confirmed the…
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FACT’s new $24 million ship-to-shore post panamax cranes and a rotating container tippler in action loading Cairn Hill iron ore at Port Adelaide.

Improved logistics lead to re-birth of Cairn Hill

Streamlined, lower cost logistics have allowed Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal and CU River Mining to re-start the mothballed Cairn Hill…
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