Tuesday 22nd Aug, 2017
iron-ore

Iron ore lifts on strong China demand

Traders are crediting surprising resiliency in China’s construction sector, and tightened environmental conditions for Chinese miners, for an 8% uptick…
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SA infrastructure owner Flinders ventures north

South Australian bulk and container firm Flinders Logistics has ventured interstate, acquiring North Queensland stevedore Townsville Bulk Storage and Handling….
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ACCC tabs extra generators as potential power solution

An injection of new power generators into the East Coast energy market could solve rising costs for major consumers, the…
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Fortescue continues aggressive cost cutting, insources Solomon power

Pilbara miner Fortescue cut cash production costs to just US$12.16 per wet metric tonne in in the June quarter, a…
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UK labels Rio’s Guinea drama ‘suspected corruption’

The United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened a formal investigation into the alleged bribing scandal relating to Rio…
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New mechanism to secure local gas

Before federal senator for Queensland Matthew Canavan made headlines this week by stepping down from his role as minister for…
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Rio lashes energy generators in ACCC submission

Mining giant Rio Tinto has used the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s electricity supply and pricing inquiry to slam east…
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Jansen potash site. Photo: BHP

BHP talks up massive potash plan

BHP has launched a major campaign to support its proposed $6 billion Jansen potash project in Canada, despite significant declines…
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