Wednesday 28th Jun, 2017
South African Parliament in Cape Town. Photo: Creative Commons / PhilippN

Backlash over South African black ownership hike

A decision by the South African Government to boost the black ownership requirement for mining companies from 26% to 30%…
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Scott Wooldridge. Photo: Rockwell

Industrial internet expert takes the reins at Rockwell

Scott Wooldridge, formerly of Citect, Schneider Electric and Energy Action, has been appointed managing director for Australia and New Zealand…
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BHP chairman race whittled to four

Four names remain in the hunt to replace Jac Nasser as chairman of mining giant BHP Billiton, as the company’s…
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Glencore, Yancoal to battle it out for Rio coal mines

Chinese-backed miner Yancoal has confirmed it is reviewing its options after multinational commodities giant Glencore trumped its US$2.45 billion for…
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First ore from Silvergrass in 2017: Report

A nine-kilometre conveyor is a key feature of Rio Tinto’s $450 million Silvergrass project in the Pilbara, which is on…
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Malcolm Turnbull. Photo: Veni Markovski / Creative Commons

Turnbull facing party backlash over CET

Resistance from right wing Liberal Party powerbrokers threatens the future of Malcolm Turnbull’s Clean Energy Target, with ministers reportedly demanding…
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Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

More changes at Aurizon amid Rocky uproar

Aurizon boss Andrew Harding has outlined a corporate restructure of the business, a fortnight after announcing the controversial decision to…
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Palmer’s royalties dispute back in court

Businessman and former politician Clive Palmer’s claim for hundreds of millions of dollars in iron ore royalties from estranged Chinese…
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