Friday 19th Jan, 2018
Sanjeev Gupta. Photo: Liberty House

Gupta to buy Glencore’s Tahmoor coal mine

Fresh off his company’s acquisition of the Whyalla steelworks last year, British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta will buy the Tahmoor mine…
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Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon riled up over draft access framework

Rail operator Aurizon “will consider the full range” of options to challenge the Queensland Competition Authority’s new draft access framework…
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Rio trucks 50% autonomous by 2019

Rio Tinto has announced it will have more than 50% of its haul truck fleet operating autonomously by mid-2019, after…
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MUA banners. Photo: Jim Wilson

Supreme Court bans further picketing at Melbourne site

Union representative Luke Hilakari has labelled Australia’s labour laws “some of the most restrictive … of any developed country” after…
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Magnetite production flow chart. Graphic: SIMEC Mining

SA aims for 50mtpa magnetite mining, processing sector

South Australia would mine and process 50 million tonnes of magnetite products a year under a 15-year plan released by…
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MUA banners. Photo: Jim Wilson

More ugliness on Australia’s waterfront

Union members allegedly breached a Supreme Court injunction this week by continuing to picket at a Port of Melbourne stevedoring…
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Adani protestors in Brisbane before the state election. Photo: Dan Macias

China backs off Adani

Indian energy giant Adani has suffered another blow, after a major Chinese bank ruled out funding its Carmichael mine, rail…
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ATO looks to tackle major miners’ Singapore hubs

The Tax Office is reportedly preparing legal action against Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton over their controversial marketing hubs in…
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