Thursday 8th Dec, 2016

Adani mine approval, loan request attacked

A request for a $1 billion federal loan for Indian energy giant Adani to build a rail link for its…
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Roy Hill train - Photo GE Roy Hill

Roy Hill to recruit 600 workers

Roy Hill chief executive Barry Fitzgerald has reportedly said the iron ore miner is looking to hire between 500 and…
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Aerial view of mainline loading at Boolah Partnership property at Milguy. Photo: ARTC

Custom grain auger delivers mainline loading from Hunter farm

The Australian Rail Track Corporation says it has executed its first ‘direct from farm’ mainline train loading event at Milguy…
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Dalai Lama drama suspends Oyu Tolgoi shipments

A visit to Mongolia by the Dalai Lama has led to the suspension of concentrate shipments from Rio Tinto’s Oyu…
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Victorian gas ban will cost jobs, Shell boss warns

Shell Australia boss Andrew Smith says a ban on onshore gas exploration in Victoria will result in less jobs, and…
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Energy debate heats up after another South Australia blackout

Another major power outage in South Australia has again raised questions over the reliability of the state’s energy infrastructure, and…
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Fortescue Chief Executive Officer Andrew Forrest aboard the first train loaded with iron ore. Photo: FMG

FMG launches first ore carrier

Fortescue Metals Group chairman Andrew Forrest has named the first of the miner’s new very large ore carriers (VLOCs) after…
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Iron ore rock formation. Photo: Shutterstock

Iron ore briefly goes over US$80

Hiccups in the prices of coal and iron ore over the past 24 hours have done little to impact the…
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CFMEU accuses Anglo of targeting members in job cuts

Anglo American cutting jobs at its German Creek coal mine in Queensland, after receiving permission from the Fair Work Commission…
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