Tuesday 22nd Aug, 2017
Little Black Rock campaign. Photo: littleblackrock.com.au

Minerals Council criticised for ‘Coal is amazing’ campaign

A marketing campaign launched this week to promote the value of coal burning to the Australian public went down like…
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Grain. Photo: Shutterstock.

Glencore could sell grain interests in shakeup

Commodities giant Glencore has announced a $14.5bn debt reduction program, which includes the potential divestment of its share in various…
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BHP iron ore train. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP gets an edge over Rio in Pilbara iron ore

Trimmed-down mining giant BHP Billiton has edged ahead of its major competitor in Western Australian iron ore production, reportedly cutting…
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Borneo seen from space. Photo: NASA

Indonesian asset key to coal rebound: BHP

BHP Billiton could soon increase its Indonesian coal mining efforts, with the company’s Indonesian coal boss announcing a second mine…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

Bank exposure to coal projects ‘drowning in greenwash’

Australia’s biggest banks seem more concerned with disclosing how much paper they recycle than their lending exposure to coal mines,…
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Hockey hints possible funding for Adani rail line

Australian treasurer Joe Hockey says he’s working with Queensland treasurer Curtis Pitt to convince Indian conglomerate Adani to build its…
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Iron ore train - credit BHP Billiton

Stubborn BHP lowers China steel forecast

After months of denying speculation that China’s steelmaking would not keep pace with earlier forecasts, major Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton…
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Fortescue Chief Executive Officer Andrew Forrest aboard the first train loaded with iron ore. Photo: FMG

Fortescue spruiks assets as profit slumps

A year of declining commodities prices have led many to question the future viability of Australia’s third player in iron…
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