The ability to exert influence in public life is not easy, whether someone is in a prominent position or not.
Brian Robins For anyone who thinks miners know commodity cycles better than lesser mortals, it is difficult to go past Peabody Coal.
Brian Robins Even with a deep price discount, Origin Energy struggled to lure fund managers to its $2.5 billion share offer launched this week.
Brian Robins Bear market valuations of miners have been highlighted with the decision by US investor Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to snap up a 10 per cent stake in Oz Minerals.
Brian Robins Oz Minerals is expected to seek to meet officials with investor KKR as soon as possible after the group built a 10 per cent stake in the miner earlier Thursday.
Brian Robins Mesoblast is set to become a commercial drug maker after approval in Japan to launch sales of one of its treatments, which marks the validation of its underlying technology.
Brian Robins The Northern Territory government has commissioned Port Jackson Partners to conduct a study into a proposed 600-kilometre rail link to Mount Isa
Brian Robins A little more than a year after close to doubling its exposure to Australia, Canadian investor the CPP Investment Board is on the hunt for more assets.
Brian Robins Woodside has kicked off the reorganisation of the local oil and gas sector by launching a $12 billion takeover offer.
Brian Robins The planned shutdown of uneconomic power stations in NSW and South Australia could lead to power shortages across those two states, as well as Victoria, by the end of the decade.
Brian Robins AGL expects to pocket $500 million from the sale of its share of the Macarthur windfarm, 300 kilometres west of Melbourne, by the end of the year, as it called for bipartisan support for renewable...
Brian Robins A decision about the controversial plan to develop gas reserves at Gloucester, north of Newcastle, is at least a year away, as AGL works to finalise technical and other feasibility studies.
Brian Robins Energy utility AGL has boosted profits per customer despite intense competition in energy markets which has prompted it to take an axe to costs.
Brian Robins Electricity prices in Victoria are expected to trend higher once the state's electricity producers gain greater access to the South Australian market.
Brian Robins Households could shave more than $1000 off their annual power bill thanks to the removal of the carbon tax along with heightened market competition following the deregulation of the NSW electricity...
Brian Robins The sole US producer of rare earth elements has collapsed, signalling the ongoing pressures on producers and complicating ambitions of a range of potential new suppliers.
Brian Robins Promising research data will prompt Mesoblast to seek to expedite a new round of advanced clinical trials for a potential treatment for complications arising from diabetes.
Brian Robins Unusually strong comments from researchers about Sirtex Medical's liver cancer therapy helped boost the company's share price, which soared 14 per cent on Monday.
Brian Robins It's been dubbed 'middle class welfare' of the first order.
Brian Robins A little over 20 years after selling two gold deposits for $123 million, the worth of the British-born mining engineer Mark Creasy rose $630 million Monday.
Brian Robins It ranks among the worst government decisions of all time, with as much as $9 billion of the estimated $14 billion spent installing rooftop solar systems over the part few years wasted.