Friday 22nd Jun, 2018
Iron ore stockpiles at Port Hedland. Photo: BHP Billiton

Chinese stockpiles push iron ore down

Iron ore is at risk of dipping below the US$50 per tonne mark, as growing stockpiles at Chinese ports indicate…
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Dr Mike Nahan, WA treasurer. Photo: Creative Commons

WA has ‘no choice’, must sell assets

Public policy commentator Infrastructure Partnerships Australia has praised WA treasurer Mike Nahan’s move to support several key asset sales in…
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Photo Port Kembla Coal Terminal

Hard times continue for miners

Accounting firm Ernst & Young has delivered a bleak assessment of the mining and metals sector, which it says is…
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Coal ships loading at Newcastle. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Coal exports hold firm at Newcastle despite slumping price

Newcastle has bounced back from a slow start to 2016 with solid coal exports in March and April. The major…
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Coal operations at Abbot Point. Photo: North Queensland Bulk Ports

Queensland mining minister upbeat

Queensland’s minister for natural resources and mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, has gone against the grain, offering a positive spin on…
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Photo: TasRail

Tas infrastructure minister happy with Budget

Tasmanian infrastructure minister Rene Hidding says the federal budget has delivered for the Apple Isle’s future infrastructure needs. Hidding, who…
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BHP iron ore train. Photo: BHP Billiton

Mackenzie vows to grow BHP by 70%

BHP Billiton boss Andrew Mackenzie says the mining juggernaut can grow by 70%, even without a significant recovery in commodity…
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Anthony Albanese, ASA

$580m not enough for Inland Rail: Albo

Anthony Albanese says the $580 million committed by the Turnbull Government to Inland Rail in the federal budget is not…
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