Wednesday 17th Jan, 2018
Sanjeev Gupta. Photo: Liberty House

Gupta to buy Glencore’s Tahmoor coal mine

Fresh off his company’s acquisition of the Whyalla steelworks last year, British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta will buy the Tahmoor mine…
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Iron ore rock formation. Photo: Shutterstock

McGowan defends rejected Mineral Resources expansion

WA Premier Mark McGowan has defended a decision to block the expansion of Mineral Resources’ mining operation at Yilgarn, despite…
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Gold ingot. Photo: Public Domain

Downer wins $400m gold contract

Engineering and services firm Downer rounded out its 2017 announcing a $400 million deal to provide mining services at the…
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Tony Abbott. Photo: Creative Commons / Nick-D

Abbott leads charge against of Turnbull’s ‘carbon tax’

Former PM Tony Abbott is among a selection of conservative Coalition MPs speaking out against Malcolm Turnbull’s proposal to let…
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Adani protestors in Brisbane before the state election. Photo: Dan Macias

Adani cancels mine deals with Downer

Indian energy giant Adani has cancelled $2.6 billion in potential contracts with Downer for drilling, blasting, coal and waste haulage…
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Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon riled up over draft access framework

Rail operator Aurizon “will consider the full range” of options to challenge the Queensland Competition Authority’s new draft access framework…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

Marginal coal producers benefit from limited Aussie exports

Constraints to coal exports on Australia’s east coast have led to major windfalls for foreign coal producers, as supply constraints…
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Photo: Rio Tinto

Rio trucks 50% autonomous by 2019

Rio Tinto has announced it will have more than 50% of its haul truck fleet operating autonomously by mid-2019, after…
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