Wednesday 18th Jul, 2018
Copper has slumped in price.

BHP sells Chilean copper mine to Melbourne firm

Melbourne-based firm EMR Capital has agreed to buy the Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile from BHP for a base…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

Coal royalties help NSW cope with property slowdown

Record mining royalties have helped fill a decline in stamp duty revenue due to a slowing Sydney property market, the…
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Rio, BHP to spend big replacing iron ore capacity

The board of mining giant BHP has approved the $4.49 billion development of its South Flank project in Western Australia’s…
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Atlas has worked out better deals with its contractors. Photo: James Lauritz.

Rinehart makes $390m Atlas bid

Iron ore junior Atlas Iron has given suitor Mineral Resources three days to act after Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting made…
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Atlas has worked out better deals with its contractors. Photo: James Lauritz.

Rinehart joins battle for Atlas Iron

Australia’s richest woman, Gina Rinehart, has joined the battle to take over Atlas Iron, a race which already includes Mineral…
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Money. Photo: Jim Wilson

Shareholders stifle Eramet’s MDL bid

A bid by French miner Eramet to acquire its ASX-listed business partner Mineral Deposits Limited has been further challenged by…
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Aurizon is feeling the force of struggling coal and iron ore markets. Photo: RailGallery

Anglo boss slams “unacceptable” Aurizon cuts

The new chief executive of Anglo American’s met coal business has criticised rail operator Aurizon for cutting capacity by changing…
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New CFO for Rio

Former Maersk executive Jakob Stausholm will be Rio Tinto’s next chief financial officer, with Chris Lynch set to step down…
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