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South32 Production drops
Mining
Friday July 21 2017

South32 Production drops

Shares in South 32 have fallen after the diversified miner's annual production of many commodities, including coal, dropped and the company missed its full-year production guidance...

Miners Look to Disguise Weak Earnings
Mining
Thursday February 2 2017

Miners Look to Disguise Weak Earnings

A buoyant mining sector is expected to disguise soft half year earnings reports from many listed companies over the coming month, according to Bennelong Australian Equity...

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.

Carmichael Mine Challenge Begins
Mining
Tuesday March 31 2015

Carmichael Mine Challenge Begins

A five-week court case objecting to a $16.5 billion coal mine in the Galilee Basin is set to begin in Queensland's Land Court.

WA Will Not Hike Mineral Royalty Rate
Mining
Thursday March 26 2015

WA Will Not Hike Mineral Royalty Rate

There will be no changes to mineral royalty rates in this year's West Australian state budget, and questions are now being raised about cash already booked...

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...

Forecast Tips Mining Recovery in 2016
Mining
Wednesday March 18 2015

Forecast Tips Mining Recovery in 2016

The outlook for Australia's resources to 2020 remains positive, despite tumbling commodity prices this year hitting Australia's export earnings.

Mining
Mar 9 2018
Mining Group Appeals New Super Union

The Australian Mines and Minerals Association has lodged an appeal against the creation of a super union.

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Mining
Mar 7 2018
Adani Welcomes Shorten's Mine Assurances

Adani says Bill Shorten's promise not to derail its Queensland coal mine is great news and it is pushing on with efforts to stitch up finance...

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Mining
Feb 28 2018
14 Dead, Mining Halted After Earthquake Rocks PNG

At least 14 people have been killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands.

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Mining
Feb 8 2018
Rio Rewards Shareholders as Profit Soars

Rio Tinto will deliver a record payout to shareholders after stronger commodity prices nearly doubled its full year profit.

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