Monday 19th Feb, 2018
Abbot Point in Queensland will be the export site for the proposed mine.

Boost for Adani mine in Qld Land Court

A Queensland court has recommended the state approve Indian giant Adani’s proposed $16.5bn Carmichael coal mine, rejecting claims by environmental…
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Pacific National crane at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

Qatar fund keen on Asciano, too

The race for Australian logistics firm Asciano has gained a new player, with the US$250bn sovereign wealth fund of Qatar…
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Wind farm

Renewable transition could cause SA power price spike

South Australian premier Jay Weatherill says ‘transitional issues’ are to blame for a doubling of power prices in the state….
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Iron ore stockpiles at Port Hedland. Photo: BHP Billiton

Iron ore drops below US$39/t

The iron ore market decline has continued this week, with the spot price for 62% Fe iron ore quoted as…
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Fluor's Sibur Polymer & Polypropylene Production Complex. Photo: Fluor

Fluor buys Stork

Engineering company Fluor has acquired Netherland’s-based manufacturing and service provider Stork B.V. for €695 million (A$1.05 billion). The New York-listed…
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A nickel ore ship at Townsville, where (inset) Clive Palmer's Yabulu refinery processes it. Photo: Chris Mackey / Southern Cross Maritime. (Inset: Creative Commons / Benjamin J Macdonald)

Queensland’s response to Palmer’s “late” handout plea

State treasurer Curtis Pitt says the state will need access to the books of Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel business before…
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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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