Monday 19th Mar, 2018
Cobar copper mine. Photo: CBH Resources

Glencore puts Cobar on the block

Glencore will close one of its Australian zinc operations, and will sell a key Australian copper mine, as part of…
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Iron ore vessel at East Arm Wharf. Photo: Port of Darwin

Darwin Port sold for $506m

The Port of Darwin has been sold on a 99-year lease for just over half a billion dollars, according to…
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GrainCorp shed at the Port of Portland. Photo: David Sexton

GrainCorp shortens payment terms to attract growers

Facing a tough harvest and increasing competition from international players, Australian agribusiness GrainCorp has looked to boost its appeal to…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

South-East Asia to bolster coal demand: Report

Coal demand from South-East Asia will expand at the fastest rate of all energy sources to 2040, a new report…
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Grain. Photo: Shutterstock.

Glencore to sell agricultural assets in debt move

Glencore looks set to sell a minority stake in its agricultural business, which owns roughly 30,000 hectares of farmland across NSW,…
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Money. Photo: Jim Wilson

Workers should get bonuses despite strikes: FWC

Mining companies should pay workers productivity allowances while they are on strike, according to a new decision from the Fair…
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Train on its way to WICET. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon could be biggest loser in WICET fallout

Aurizon says a dispute with the owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) over payments for the terminal’s rail…
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Ship loading iron ore at Port Hedland. Photo: Fortescue Metals Group

FMG share bump raises asset sale chatter

A lift in Fortescue Metals Group’s share price despite a two-month low in the iron ore price has raised speculation…
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Sugar exports to the US are set to go up. Photo: Shutterstock

TPP deal a boon for Australian agribusinesses

Australia’s sugar industry has welcomed the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal, but has expressed concern the US…
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