Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017
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Incitec says gas price puts 1500 jobs at stake

Chemical and fertiliser producer Incitec Pivot says the future of its Gibson Island plant – and the 1500 jobs it…
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Tony Abbott. Photo: Creative Commons / Nick-D

Abbott compares climate action to trying to ‘appease volcano gods’

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has expressed his scepticism for climate change action, saying policies to tackle climate change could…
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Richards Bay coal terminal. Photo: Aurecon

China ETS could rattle coal sector

China will launch a national emissions trading scheme later this year, with measures expected to be roughly double those currently…
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Dow boss Liveris joins lithium junior

Dow Chemical Company chief executive officer Andrew Liveris will take a board position at ASX-listed lithium-ion battery materials company Novonix,…
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Australian miners think Chinese coal testing is unfair. Photo: Shutterstock

Joyce blames BHP for Pearson’s Minerals Council departure

Australian Minerals Council chief executive Brendan Pearson has stepped down, in a move federal resources minister Barnaby Joyce has blamed…
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Copper has slumped in price.

BHP’s Balhuizen: Copper ‘metal of the future’

BHP’s commercial operations boss has said 2017 could be the “tipping point” for electric cars, and the copper sector with…
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Liddell in sad state as AGL plans replacement program

Energy business AGL has taken journalists on a tour of its aging Liddell power plant in New South Wales, in…
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BHP at odds with Minerals Council over climate change

Mining giant BHP is said to be reconsidering its membership with the Minerals Council of Australia, after the Australasian Centre…
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