Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017
Several Australian industries, including mining, could benefit from big data analysis. Photo: BHP Billiton

GE boss: Australia should harness data analytics

The Australian boss of US conglomerate GE has said local companies can do more to harness software and high level…
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First Roy Hill iron ore ship the MV Anangel Explorer being loaded at Port Hedland. Photo: Roy Hill

First Roy Hill shipment framed by slumping iron ore price

In the same week iron ore slipped below US$43 a tonne, the first shipment of iron ore has been loaded…
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The NSW Planning Assessment Commission found the land use needs of the horse studs and the mine were not compatible. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Horse studs doom Anglo’s Drayton mine

500 jobs will go at Anglo American’s Drayton coal mine after the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) rejected a plan…
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Nathan Tinkler says Australia is still in a good position in the coal sector, relative to its competition. Photo: WICET

Tinkler puts positive spin on coal market

Mining entrepreneur Nathan Tinkler has remained upbeat on the future of coal at his first annual presentation at ASX junior…
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Chilling iron ore forecast

A respected economics forecaster predicts that iron ore will slip below US$40/tonne by the end of 2015, and will trade…
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ARTC for web final

Asciano battle could spur on ARTC sale

The battle between Qube and Brookfield over all or part of major port and rail operator Asciano could trigger a…
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Mineral Resources' businesses include Crushing Services International, PIHA, Process Minerals International, Polaris Metals and Mesa Minerals.

MinRes boss reflects on “challenging year”

Mineral Resources chairman Peter Wade says the iron ore company lost at least $369m in revenue in the last financial…
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(L to R) Geoffrey Lee and Gill Wedmore at one of the test machines in Newcastle.

BHS Australia opens for business

German mixing and crushing technology group BHS-Sonthofen has recently established an Australian joint venture business in Newcastle. The local business…
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