Wednesday 28th Jun, 2017
BHP iron ore train. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP approves South Flank funding

Mining giant BHP Billiton has approved $244 million in initial funding for the South Flank sustaining mine project in the…
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Australian miners think Chinese coal testing is unfair. Photo: Shutterstock

Yancoal reclaims pole position for Rio’s Hunter mines

Rio Tinto has confirmed Yancoal as the buyer for its thermal coal mines in the Hunter Region, after a competitive…
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Successful tenderer announced for Murray Basin Rail Project

Federal infrastructure minister Darren Chester and acting Victorian public transport minister Luke Donnellan have named a McConnell Dowell / Martinus…
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Iron ore stockpiles at Port Hedland. Photo: BHP Billiton

GST scheme punishes resource states, BHP argues

BHP’s mining operations chief executive Mike Henry says the miner will continue to push for reforms to the GST system,…
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Photo Port Kembla Coal Terminal

Businesses spooked by Queensland labour hire crackdown

Industry groups have challenged a number of aspects of the Queensland Government’s proposed labour hire reforms, which would require all…
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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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Malcolm Turnbull. Photo: Creative Commons / Ash Carter

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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