Saturday 6th Feb, 2016
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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BHP Billiton Nickel West. Photo: BHP Billiton

Slowdown means more imports for BHP Nickel West

BHP’s Nickel West business will lift nickel concentrate imports after a series of local mine closures led to an even…
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Murray Goulburn will provide cheese for Coles' home brand. Photo: Dairy Australia

Murray Goulburn wins Coles cheese deal

Dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has snatched a contract from competitor Bega, to supply home brand cheese to Coles for the…
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Arrium operates in the mining and mining consumables manufacturing sectors.

Reports place Cerberus as Arrium suitor

US private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is rumoured to be the front-runner to acquire all or part of Australian…
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David Handel of RST. Photo: RST

RST launches low dosage dust product

Dust suppressing chemicals producer Reynolds Soil Technologies has launched a new low dosage dust solution, called Infiltrator DEM, aimed at…
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Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. Photo: Tânia Rêgo / Agência Brasil

President pushing for settlement over BHP/Vale tailings disaster

Brazil’s president is reportedly looking for a settlement by early February after a disaster at BHP Billiton and Vale’s joint…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

Rio sells Mt Pleasant to US firm

Rio Tinto has sold its Mount Pleasant thermal coal mine to US-based MACH Energy for almost $320m. Rio this morning…
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Coal ships loading at Newcastle. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Coal demand tipped to peak by 2025

Global demand for coal will grow until 2025, then will taper off to 30% of the world’s energy mix by…
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