Sunday 18th Mar, 2018

Sino Iron takes another impairment

CITIC has yet again taken a major hit on its Sino Iron magnetite project in the Pilbara, writing down the…
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Aurizon is feeling the force of struggling coal and iron ore markets. Photo: RailGallery

Aurizon lambasts regulator’s ‘fundamental failure’

A draft ruling limiting Aurizon’s Central Queensland Coal Network revenues “fundamentally fails” to recognise the commercial and regulatory risks involved…
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Photo: Newcrest Mining

Cadia mine offline after tailings dam breach

Copper-gold miner Newcrest has suspended operations at its Cadia mine after a tailings dam embankment slipped on March 9. Newcrest…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

Adani’s royalties deal still unsigned

An in-principle agreement signed last year to defer royalty payments for the first four years of Adani’s proposed Carmichael mine…
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Donald Trump. Photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore

Rio, BlueScope likely winners from Trump tariffs

Rio Tinto and BlueScope Steel appear to be winners in US President Donald Trump’s new tariffs on steel and aluminium…
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(Standing L to R) Lloyd Thomas, Chairman of APS Group, Jeff Connolly, CEO and Chairman of Siemens Pacific, (seated L to R) Michael Freyny, the head of Digital Factory and Process Industries at Siemens Australia and New Zealand and David Hegarty, Managing Director and CEO of APS Industrial.

Master distributor for Siemens electrical and automation

Siemens has appointed APS Industrial as a new master distributor of industrial low voltage electrical and automation products in Australia….
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MUA banners. Photo: Jim Wilson

Fair Work ignores employers, approves union merger

Australia’s industrial relations commission has green-lit the merger of two of Australia’s largest and most militant unions, despite employers warning…
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Photo: Bill Shorten / Twitter

Labor split over Carmichael mine

Labor backbenchers are reportedly asking Bill Shorten to wind back his criticism of the Carmichael coal mine, after the Opposition…
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