Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017
Malcolm Turnbull. Photo: Creative Commons / Ash Carter

Turnbull: Energy ‘guarantee’ to boost affordability

Energy retailers will be forced to secure a minimum amount of baseload power from traditional sources for every megawatt of…
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ACCC slams “unacceptable” energy prices

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s preliminary report into the electricity market highlights its “significant concerns” about the market’s operation,…
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OZ Minerals defers energy deal to next year

The tumultuous Australian energy market is driving major consumers to defer signing new deals, with OZ Minerals the latest to…
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Lightweight steel offering real alternative to aluminium

A range of lighter, stronger steels are being used more frequently in vehicle manufacturing, an industry long-dominated by aluminium. According…
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Kobe Steel embroiled in fake data scandal

Japan’s third-largest steelmaker Kobe Steel will cooperate with the U.S. Department of Justice after it announced strength certifications on its…
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Cement Australia tagged with $20.6m ACCC fine

ACCC boss Rod Sims says the competition watchdog will continue to appeal for higher fines against companies who violate Australia’s…
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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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Kalgoorlie gold royalty protest. Photo: CME / Facebook

WA gold royalty hike axed

The WA Liberal Party has unanimously voted to block a 50% gold royalty hike, after severe backlash from the mining…
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