Wednesday 27th Sep, 2017
Gold ingot. Photo: Public Domain

Miners revolt over WA gold royalty hike

WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has conceded the proposed plan to raise gold royalties isn’t popular in the Goldfields region, but…
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Hail Creek mine. Photo: Rio Tinto

Rio reportedly targeting sale of Hail Creek and Kestrel

Following the sale of its Coal & Allied mine assets to Yancoal, Rio Tinto will reportedly move to sell its…
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Trash trains investigation opens to submissions

The independent investigation into the cross-border transportation of waste into Queensland via road and rail has been opened for public…
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AEMO turns up heat on Canberra over energy crisis

The Australian Energy Market Operator has warned power bills could skyrocket, and blackouts could occur as soon as this summer,…
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WA to work with miners after Twiggy’s court win backfires

A High Court ruling brought about by a push from FMG founder Andrew Forrest has potentially opened up mining companies…
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GrainCorp shed at the Port of Portland. Photo: David Sexton

Johns out of restructured GrainCorp

Agribusiness GrainCorp will create a single Grains business unit from its existing Storage & Logistics and Marketing businesses, as part…
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Mine workers think drug use is getting worse

A new industry survey indicates Australian mining workers think the frequency of drug use among their co-workers is becoming a…
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Silvergrass adds 10mtpa to Rio’s iron ore operation

Rio Tinto has officially opened its new Silvergrass iron ore mine, which will add up to 10 million tonnes of…
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Infrastructure boom to be bigger than housing, concrete boss says

Boral boss Mike Kane says growing infrastructure activity will last at least a decade, and will generate more spending than…
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