Wednesday 23rd May, 2018
Grasberg copper mine. Photo: Freeport-McMoRan

Rio Tinto confirms plans to sell Grasberg stake

Reports Rio Tinto is considering ending its investment in the controversial Grasberg copper mine in Indonesia have been confirmed, after…
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Coalition stays unhappy with AGL over Liddell plans

Energy minister Josh Frydenberg says the Turnbull Government will continue to pressure AGL to address its concerns, after the energy…
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Altura Lithium. Photo: Altura

Altura crushes first ore at Pilbara site

ASX junior Altura Mining has stockpiled crushed ore for the first time at its flagship lithium project in the Pilbara…
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Money. Photo: Jim Wilson

MDL worth 40% more than Eramet offered: expert

An independent expert has said ASX-listed mineral sands producer Mineral Deposits Limited (MDL) is worth 40% more than French bidder…
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GrainCorp shed at the Port of Portland. Photo: David Sexton

Take-or-pay deals could challenge GrainCorp

GrainCorp managing director and chief executive officer Mark Palmquist has warned a dry 2018/19 season could result in poor grain…
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Logistics sector questions new import tax

Australia’s key freight logistics and shipping bodies have joined forces to question the Turnbull Government’s proposed Biosecurity Import Levy, which…
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Iron ore train - credit BHP Billiton

BHP’s Mackenzie vows to give shareholders slice of new cash flow

A 15% reduction in unit costs and the development of several high-return capacity projects over the past two years has…
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Wesfarmers looking to sell Bengalla stake

Wesfarmers is reportedly looking to sell it’s 40% stake in the Bengalla coal mine in New South Wales, in a…
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Farmers angry over NSW Health’s Dairy Farmers choice

A decision by the NSW Health Department to dump local dairy firm Norco for foreign-owned Dairy Farmers for a major…
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