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Digital Disruption is Changing Mining
Mining
Friday June 8 2018

Digital Disruption is Changing Mining

In 2014, Rio Tinto broke new ground when it introduced driverless trucks into its Hope Downs 4 iron ore mine in the Pilbara.

Auctioning Oil Rights in Argentina Test Market Reform
Mining
Friday March 16 2018

Auctioning Oil Rights in Argentina Test Market Reform

Oil majors are evaluating bids for offshore exploration rights in Argentina, a major change in a country that sent Spanish energy giant Repsol packing six years...

WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom
Mining
Wednesday February 28 2018

WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom

For much of the 2000s Perth was awash with money and in party mode thanks to the mining boom.

Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018
Business
Friday February 23 2018

Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018

Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year, according to Scotiabank.

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities
Mining
Monday December 11 2017

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities

Contractors in areas such as mechanical, electrical and equipment servicing are set to grab billions of dollars’ worth of opportunity as expenditure on maintenance and servicing...

WA Bans Fracking in South West
Mining
Wednesday September 6 2017

WA Bans Fracking in South West

The West Australian government has banned fracking in the popular south west tourist region and put in place a statewide moratorium, pending an independent scientific inquiry.

Nationals WA want Woodside Camp Rejected
Zoning
Friday August 18 2017

Nationals WA want Woodside Camp Rejected

The Nationals WA have demanded the Labor state government reject Woodside's bid for a 700-bed fly-in fly-out camp in the north.

Whitehaven Critical of Energy ‘Failure’
Energy
Friday August 18 2017

Whitehaven Critical of Energy ‘Failure’

One of Australia's largest coal producers has ruled out selling into the domestic market in the foreseeable future, blaming uncertainty arising from the nation's the lack...

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...

Mining
Jun 20 2018
Adani Groundwater Plan 'Protects Itself'

Adani's blueprint to protect groundwater in the Queensland Galilee Basin from its $16.5 billion coal mine is primarily designed to protect the company from prosecution, an...

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Business
Jun 13 2018
Sign of Solid Jobs Growth for Rest of 2018

Employment growth unsurprisingly cooled after an unsustainable record run in 2017, but there are signs job gains are likely to be solid for the remainder of...

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Mining
Jun 13 2018
Qld Law Firm Considers Silica Dust Action

Queensland mines and businesses whose workers have suffered the ill effects of silica dust could be subjected to large-scale legal action.

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Business
Jun 13 2018
Chinese Investors Feeling Unwelcome in Australia

Chinese investors are more wary about Australia, with a growing number saying they feel unwelcome.

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Mining
Jun 13 2018
Rinehart Buys Atlas Iron Stake: report

Shares in Pilbara miner Atlas Iron will be in the spotlight on Wednesday after Gina Rinehart reportedly bought a significant stake in the company, just days...

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Mining
Jun 8 2018
Palmer Must Repay Creditors: Liquidators

Clive Palmer says his companies will draw on their cash reserves to reopen his collapsed Townsville nickel refinery but liquidators want him to repay money owed...

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Mining
Jun 6 2018
Qld Govt Considers Funding Road for Adani

The Queensland government is considering temporarily funding a $100 million road upgrade for the Adani coal mine, despite the premier's promise no taxpayer funds will go...

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Mining
May 30 2018
Fortescue to Develop WA Mine and Rail

Fortescue Metals is developing a $1.7 billion mine and rail project in Western Australia.

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Environment
Apr 10 2018
QLD: Linc Energy Found Guilty of Pollution

Serious environmental harm was caused by failed Queensland company Linc Energy's underground coal gasification operations on the Darling Downs.

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