Friday 19th Jan, 2018
Port Kembla. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Coal workers shut out at Port Kembla as operator struggles to compete

Roughly 60 workers have been shut out at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal, with the terminal’s operator saying unions are…
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Photo: FMG

Orica boss forecasts good times for explosives

Explosives executive Alberto Calderon says the mining sector reached its “inflection point” in 2017, and has forecast good times ahead…
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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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Iron ore rock formation. Photo: Shutterstock

McGowan defends rejected Mineral Resources expansion

WA Premier Mark McGowan has defended a decision to block the expansion of Mineral Resources’ mining operation at Yilgarn, despite…
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Gold ingot. Photo: Public Domain

Downer wins $400m gold contract

Engineering and services firm Downer rounded out its 2017 announcing a $400 million deal to provide mining services at the…
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Tony Abbott. Photo: Creative Commons / Nick-D

Abbott leads charge against of Turnbull’s ‘carbon tax’

Former PM Tony Abbott is among a selection of conservative Coalition MPs speaking out against Malcolm Turnbull’s proposal to let…
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Adani protestors in Brisbane before the state election. Photo: Dan Macias

Adani cancels mine deals with Downer

Indian energy giant Adani has cancelled $2.6 billion in potential contracts with Downer for drilling, blasting, coal and waste haulage…
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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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