Friday 22nd Jun, 2018
Open pits at the Katanga mining project. Photo: Katanga

Two killed, five missing at Glencore Congo mine

Switzerland-based multinational Glencore has confirmed the deaths of at least two people, while five more remain missing, at its KOV…
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MUA members voting for a merger with the CFMEU. Photo: MUA

Merger on the cards for MUA, CFMEU

Maritime Union of Australia members have voted in favour of merger talks with the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union,…
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Prasad Srinivasamurthy, head of Brambles’ new Silicon Valley digital offshoot.

Brambles eyes smart pallets with opening of Silicon Valley office

Keeping track of the location and condition of its 250 million pallets is a monumental challenge for Brambles. Its opening…
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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)

Long-term losses challenge Queensland Nickel recovery

Any party looking to revive Clive Palmer’s embattled refinery business Queensland Nickel will have to eat cash losses until at…
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Martin Dummigan, new managing director of mobile conveying specialist, Terex.

New managing director for Telestack

Mobile conveying specialist Telestack has appointed Martin Dummigan, formerly at Terex, as its new UK-based managing director. In his previous…
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Laing O'Rourke works across a number of Australian sectors including rail. It worked on BHP's RGP5 Railway in the Pilbara, pictured here. Photo: Laing O'Rourke

Laing O’Rourke’s Australian business up for grabs

Unsolicited bids from multiple parties have led UK-based engineering and construction firm Laing O’Rourke to put its Australian business on…
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Svitzer provide tug services in a number of Australian ports. Photo: Svitzer

Tug strikes hit bulk ports

Tug boat engineers have taken strike action across a range of ports along the Australian coastline after the union representing…
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Photo: Dairy Australia

Fonterra to grow Victorian business

New Zealand-based dairy business Fonterra will invest $120 million in its cheese manufacturing facility in regional Victoria, creating 30 more…
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