Wednesday 17th Jan, 2018
Roy Hill train. Photo: Roy Hill

Amid Federal iron ore doubts, Roy Hill targets growth

Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill iron ore operation has moved for a 60 million tonne annual capacity, despite the Australian Government…
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Major fines, jail time in store for cartels

Australian competition watchdog Rod Sims has warned of a string of major cartel cases against high-profile businesses and executives in…
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Money. Photo: Jim Wilson

Latest figures show 51% effective tax rate for miners

A Deloitte study commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia has suggested Australian miners paid more in taxes and royalties…
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Linfox goes to court over toll roads as NSW spruiks WestConnex to builders

Trucking group Linfox is headed to Federal Court to challenge the effective application of a road user charge on privately-owned…
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Coal operations at Abbot Point. Photo: North Queensland Bulk Ports

Adani pushed to refinance Abbot Pt loan

Ratings agency S&P has advised Indian energy giant Adani to refinance roughly $326 million of its Abbot Point debt within…
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Exploration growth reflects positive sentiment in mining: Report

A major increase in exploration spending in the September quarter of 2017 “reaffirms the growing positive sentiment” in the resources…
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Milk analyst Michael Harvey. Photo: Rabobank

Global market remains drenched with milk

The price of milk will continue to be subdued by oversupply in coming months, according to the latest research from…
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Donald Trump. Photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore

Trump’s tax moves to save Brambles $160m

Australian pallet, crate and container supplier Brambles expects a one-time improvement of between US$125 million and US$155 million (A$160m-A$198m) in…
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Orica boss forecasts good times for explosives

Explosives executive Alberto Calderon says the mining sector reached its “inflection point” in 2017, and has forecast good times ahead…
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