Thursday 21st Sep, 2017
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BHP at odds with Minerals Council over climate change

Mining giant BHP is said to be reconsidering its membership with the Minerals Council of Australia, after the Australasian Centre…
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Report: NSW plants struggling to find coal supply

Fairfax is reporting coal-fired power generators have been struggling recently to secure coal supply for their power plants, in a…
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Kalgoorlie gold royalty protest. Photo: CME / Facebook

WA facing more opposition over gold tax

More than 1000 gold industry workers have marched through Kalgoorlie as opposition heats up over the WA Government’s proposed $20…
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Shorten backs gas over coal to solve energy crisis

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to move for increased domestic gas supply, instead of…
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Iron ore, China steel boom have peaked, RBA says

The Reserve Bank of Australia says figures coming out of China suggest the country’s massive steel production boom, and subsequently…
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Ship loading iron ore at Port Hedland. Photo: Fortescue Metals Group

Price gap widening for FMG’s lower grade ore

Fortescue’s next chief executive will have to deal with a harsher discount on the company’s lower-grade iron ore, with analysts…
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Parties bicker over energy crisis

Continued debate between Labor and the Coalition over what exactly to do about Australia’s developing energy crisis, has led to…
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Hundreds of new coal plants around globe as Australia moves for closures

Data analysis from the National Party has pointed out over 500 coal-fired power stations are planned for construction around the…
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Sydney Metro, not to scale. Graphic: Transport for NSW

Engineers set to benefit from projects boom

A surge of major infrastructure projects is set to drive up wages in the engineering sector, with almost two-dozen multi-billion-dollar…
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