Wednesday 22nd Nov, 2017
Money. Photo: Jim Wilson

Mining booms back as profits soar

A return to the boom time for Australia’s mining sector has been the driving factor to double profits for the…
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Grain. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Funding to expand Eyre Peninsula mill

A $350,000 grant from the South Australian Government will help Butterfields Farm Direct Stock Feeds expand its feed mill at…
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Essential status for two Inland Rail sections

Two New South Wales sections of the Inland Rail project have been declared essential for the state based on economic,…
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Saputo to buy Murray Goulburn for $1.3bn

Canadian agribusiness Saputo will acquire Australian dairy producer Murray Goulburn for $1.31 billion, in a deal announced on October 27….
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The Whyalla steelworks is one of two operating steelworks in the country. Photo: Hema Maps / Jim Wilson

$700m deal plan to power Whyalla Steelworks

New Whyalla steelworks owner Sanjeev Gupta has directed a $700 million project to establish a 1GW of renewable energy generation…
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Lithium metal. Photo: Creative Commons / Dnn87

FMG adds to hot lithium market

Fortescue Metals Group will reportedly drill for lithium, as the electric vehicle market continues to drive up share prices for…
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Hail Creek mine. Photo: Rio Tinto

South32 in hunt for Rio’s Queensland coal mines

BHP spinoff South32 is said to be interested in buying Rio Tinto’s $2 billion Queensland coal assets, with a report…
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Toll adds another Linfox veteran

Toll Group chief executive Michael Byrne has added another former Linfox executive to his team, with Peter Stokes today joining…
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FMG has discussed the possibility of Vale acquiring between 5 and 15 percent of the company. Photo: FMG

China pollution plan to keep low-grade ores down

Lower grade iron ores like those exported by Fortescue Metals Group will likely continue to be stymied by tougher Chinese…
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