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Surviving vs Thriving: Contractor Responses After the Mining Bust
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 16 2017

Surviving vs Thriving: Contractor Responses After the Mining Bust

Australia’s mining boom propelled the economy forward while most other countries were faltering in the global financial crisis. Huge demand from China and India for resources...

Fortescue Picks New CFO
Mining
Wednesday January 18 2017

Fortescue Picks New CFO

Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals has picked travel group Helloworld's former chief executive Elizabeth Gaines as its new chief financial officer.

Rio Launches Driverless Trucks
Mining
Monday April 6 2015

Rio Launches Driverless Trucks

Mining giant Rio Tinto is beginning the process of automating iron ore mines and reducing staff numbers in the Pilbara.

Smaller Miners Struggle to Stay Afloat
Mining
Wednesday April 1 2015

Smaller Miners Struggle to Stay Afloat

Australia's smaller iron ore miners are struggling to keep their heads above water as the price of the steel-making commodity hits a fresh post-global financial crisis...

Iron Ore Price Drop Fuels Interest Rate Cut
Mining
Tuesday March 31 2015

Iron Ore Price Drop Fuels Interest Rate Cut

Sliding iron ore prices and the still-too-high Australian dollar are fuelling expectations that the Reserve Bank will be forced to cut interest rates next week.

ACCC Probes Iron Ore Cartel Concerns
Mining
Thursday March 26 2015

ACCC Probes Iron Ore Cartel Concerns

Calls by Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest for Australia's biggest iron ore miners to cap production are being investigated by the competition watchdog amid concerns about potential cartel...

Rinehart Hits Out at Government Costs
Mining
Thursday March 12 2015

Rinehart Hits Out at Government Costs

Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart has lashed state and federal governments for imposing too many costs on the mining sector amid a commodity price downturn.

Calls for More Indigenous Employment
Mining
Wednesday March 11 2015

Calls for More Indigenous Employment

Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals is calling on business leaders to create more opportunities for indigenous Australians to end the jobs' disparity.

Rio, BHP slam Fortescue Over Iron Ore Supply
Mining
Wednesday March 11 2015

Rio, BHP slam Fortescue Over Iron Ore Supply

Australia's largest iron ore producers Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton have rounded on rival Fortescue Metals Group as they fend off accusations of flooding the...