Wednesday 18th Jul, 2018
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Queensland zinc project gets government support

A potential 1.5mtpa zinc mine, processing, rail and export project has been given “prescribed project” status by the Queensland Government….
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Rio Tinto train - Photo Rio Tinto

Rio delays rail automation, cuts iron ore guidance

Mining giant Rio Tinto is experiencing delays in its automated rail scheme in the Pilbara, and has cut into its…
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Labor pitches local content plan to save steel

As administrators work out what to do with collapsed South Australian steelmaker Arrium, the Federal Opposition has launched a six-point…
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Fortescue executive director Peter Meurs. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime / FMG

Director leaves FMG for Mormon Church

Peter Meurs has resigned from the board of massive iron ore exporter Fortescue Metals Group for a senior role in…
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Atlas submits plea to shareholders over debt

Chairman of struggling miner Atlas Iron, Cheryl Edwardes, has begged shareholders to support a restructure plan she says will allow…
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Arrium operates in the mining and mining consumables manufacturing sectors.

Union, banks replaces Arrium administrator

South Australian treasurer Tom Koutsantonis has criticised the replacement of administrator Grant Thornton just six days after steelmaker Arrium went…
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BHP train. Photo: Downer EDI

Iron ore slowdown stifles Port Hedland export growth

GRAPHICS: Once the fastest growing export port in the country, major iron ore site Port Hedland appears to have reached…
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Yallourn mine. Photo: Thiess

$2.2m mine safety project launched in Victoria

Researchers will conduct geotechnical and hydrogeological studies of mine batters to help make open-cut mining safer, thanks to a state…
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