Wednesday 28th Jun, 2017
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Rio tabs Yancoal as favourite for Hunter mines

Rio Tinto has shrugged off a bid from Glencore for its coal mines in the Hunter Region, saying the original…
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Turnbull: Coal key to tackle energy crisis

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has progressed plans for regulation to limit gas exports, and has reaffirmed his views that ‘clean…
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Arrium operates in the mining and mining consumables manufacturing sectors.

Korean bidder favourite for Arrium

A Korean consortium led by Newlake Alliance Management and JB Asset Management is the preferred bidder to acquire troubled steel…
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Murray Goulburn sinks further as competitors rise

Struggling dairy co-op Murray Goulburn has seen its share price drop to a record low this week, as it continues…
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Backlash over South African black ownership hike

A decision by the South African Government to boost the black ownership requirement for mining companies from 26% to 30%…
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Industrial internet expert takes the reins at Rockwell

Scott Wooldridge, formerly of Citect, Schneider Electric and Energy Action, has been appointed managing director for Australia and New Zealand…
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BHP chairman race whittled to four

Four names remain in the hunt to replace Jac Nasser as chairman of mining giant BHP Billiton, as the company’s…
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Glencore, Yancoal to battle it out for Rio coal mines

Chinese-backed miner Yancoal has confirmed it is reviewing its options after multinational commodities giant Glencore trumped its US$2.45 billion for…
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First ore from Silvergrass in 2017: Report

A nine-kilometre conveyor is a key feature of Rio Tinto’s $450 million Silvergrass project in the Pilbara, which is on…
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