Friday 22nd Jun, 2018
Photo: NSW Fire and Rescue

Conveyor blamed for Port Kembla ship blaze

A conveyor has been identified as the most likely source of a major fire onboard a ship berthed at Port…
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Rabobank suggests milk price may have turned

Lower-than-expected supply growth in European and US milk markets have set the tone for a more bullish market for Australia’s…
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NSW Farmers applaud budget’s drought fund

Commitments in the NSW state budget to drought relief and infrastructure funding have been praised by NSW Farmers’ Association boss…
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Copper has slumped in price.

BHP sells Chilean copper mine to Melbourne firm

Melbourne-based firm EMR Capital has agreed to buy the Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile from BHP for a base…
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Coal royalties help NSW cope with property slowdown

Record mining royalties have helped fill a decline in stamp duty revenue due to a slowing Sydney property market, the…
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Rio, BHP to spend big replacing iron ore capacity

The board of mining giant BHP has approved the $4.49 billion development of its South Flank project in Western Australia’s…
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Atlas has worked out better deals with its contractors. Photo: James Lauritz.

Rinehart joins battle for Atlas Iron

Australia’s richest woman, Gina Rinehart, has joined the battle to take over Atlas Iron, a race which already includes Mineral…
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Grain. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Farmer confidence drops amid drought

Rabobank says heightened concerns over drought conditions have driven farmer confidence to a five-year low, with 75% of farmers now…
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Money. Photo: Jim Wilson

Shareholders stifle Eramet’s MDL bid

A bid by French miner Eramet to acquire its ASX-listed business partner Mineral Deposits Limited has been further challenged by…
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