Monday 28th May, 2018
The NSW Planning Assessment Commission found the land use needs of the horse studs and the mine were not compatible. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Horse studs doom Anglo’s Drayton mine

500 jobs will go at Anglo American’s Drayton coal mine after the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) rejected a plan…
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Nathan Tinkler says Australia is still in a good position in the coal sector, relative to its competition. Photo: WICET

Tinkler puts positive spin on coal market

Mining entrepreneur Nathan Tinkler has remained upbeat on the future of coal at his first annual presentation at ASX junior…
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ARTC for web final

Asciano battle could spur on ARTC sale

The battle between Qube and Brookfield over all or part of major port and rail operator Asciano could trigger a…
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Mineral Resources' businesses include Crushing Services International, PIHA, Process Minerals International, Polaris Metals and Mesa Minerals.

MinRes boss reflects on “challenging year”

Mineral Resources chairman Peter Wade says the iron ore company lost at least $369m in revenue in the last financial…
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Photo: Qube

Asciano opens books to Qube

Port and rail group Asciano has opened its books to upstart competitor Qube Holdings, after a Qube-led consortium launched a…
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Bento Rodrigues after Samarco disaster Photo Anonio Cruz Agencia Brasil Creative Commons

BHP mine signs $366m deal after Brazil disaster

Joint venture partners BHP Billiton and Vale have committed to a US$260m (AU$366m) emergency fund after a tailings dam disaster…
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The Whyalla steelworks is one of two operating steelworks in the country. Photo: Hema Maps / Jim Wilson

Jobs to go as Arrium tightens belt at Whyalla

Beleaguered iron ore and steel business Arrium will cut as many as 250 jobs at its Whyalla steelworks, as part…
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Jemena was one of two bidders to propose an east-west pipeline. Graphic: Jemena

Contract awarded to pipeline NT gas to east coast markets

Northern Territory chief minister Adam Giles has announced the company chosen to construct and operate the North East Gas Interconnector…
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Photo: Dairy Australia

Fonterra forecasts promising future for milk exports

Dairy exporter Fonterra has forecast strong fundamentals for the sector over the next ten years. A substantial increase in China’s…
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