Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017
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Business Council slams Government after CET backdown

Australia’s big business lobby group has criticised the Federal Government for apparently backing down from implementing a clean energy target…
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WA silicon firm victim of Trump’s tariffs

A West Australian silicon manufacturer is among companies impacted by US President Donald Trump’s new trade policies, after it was…
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Reports: Rio looking into smelter sale

Rio Tinto is reportedly considering selling its massive Dunkerque aluminium smelter in Northern France, to take advantage of a recent…
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Gas prices spike as PM, producers strike deal

Spot prices for gas in Asian markets rose dramatically this week, after Queensland’s major LNG exporters agreed to reserve enough…
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WA gold royalty could cost 3000 jobs: industry

Western Australia’s gold miners have warned the State Government its proposed royalty increase could claim as many as 3,000 jobs…
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Frydenberg backs GST system to encourage gas development

States who don’t move to develop their gas resources could face losing chunks of their GST revenue, after the Grants…
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Rio’s first unmanned train a big step towards 360mtpa

Mining giant Rio Tinto’s first unmanned train as part of its AutoHaul program is a major step towards its goal…
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China ETS could rattle coal sector

China will launch a national emissions trading scheme later this year, with measures expected to be roughly double those currently…
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