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Brian Robins The federal government may be requested to help underwrite the investment risk of the proposed $1.3 billion gas link which could see gas flow from northern Australia to NSW to help stave off any...
Brian Robins As Rupert Murdoch demonstrated when News Corp faced financial oblivion in the early 1990's: if you owe the bank $100, that's your problem, but owe it $100 million, then it is your bank's problem.
Brian Robins Optimism that the mineral sands market may be through the worst of its prolonged downturn helped to push Iluka’s shares higher Friday.
Brian Robins Soft energy markets has taken its toll on the earnings of Origin Energy with its underlying net profit slipping to $713 million in the year to June from $760 million a year earlier.
Brian Robins Energy utility AGL will pay the NSW government $1.5 billion for Macquarie Generation.
Brian Robins Fortescue Metals is predicting iron ore prices will head upwards again despite market expectations of prolonged weakness.
Brian Robins AGL has reported a profit after tax of $562 million, but also an underlying profit slide.
Brian Robins Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal Group has flagged a new round of capital spending to position itself for growth after lifting net profit 23 per cent to $41.06 million.
Brian Robins One of the country’s largest electricity groups, EnergyAustralia, has suffered a heavy slide in sales of energy in the June half due, which points to weak output from competitors such as AGL...
Brian Robins Heavy engineer Bradken has warned of deeper job cuts as it shifts more production abroad, to lower cost production centres.
Brian Robins The downturn in the coal mining sector may have further to run, with no upturn expected anytime soon as investment bank Citi has warned of a further decline in capital spending which will pressure...
Brian Robins Electricity usage is set to continue declining for at least three or four years, which will deepen the glut of power generation capacity in the national electricity market to a point where it will...
Brian Robins After hanging in the balance, control of energy utility Envestra is set to change hands
Brian Robins Along with privatisation, "congestion pricing" should be on the table in any debate over how to achieve further economic efficiencies, the head of the competition watchdog Rod Sims said.
Brian Robins Shares in contract driller Ausdrill plunged on Wednesday following the release of write-offs of as much as $90 million, which is equal to nearly one third of the company's worth.
Brian Robins The outgoing head of the Australian Energy Regulator has called for an overhaul of electricity charges - and in the process lashed out at a push by electricity companies to seek to protect their...
Brian Robins Contract driller Ausdrill has flagged write-offs of as much as $90 million as it battles a severe downturn in the resources sector, with any pick-up expected to be slower than it anticipated.
Brian Robins Against the backdrop of continued weak coal prices and hard on the heels of job losses elsewhere in the mining sector, US coalminer Peabody Energy is to slash output at its Burton coking coalmine in...
Brian Robins The outlook for the mining sector took another big step downwards Tuesday with the collapse of a labour hire company putting thousands of jobs at risk as heavy engineer and contract miner Downer EDI...
Brian Robins The receiver appointed to labour hire company Bluestone Global was scrambling on Tuesday to keep as many as 3500 contract workers in their jobs amid the deepening fallout to the mining services...