The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Peter Ker More iron ore mines will shut before the end of 2015, according to the analysts at Citi.
Peter Ker Rising demand for Australian bauxite has not tempted Alcoa of Australia to join the export rush.
Peter Ker High-cost mines are starting to close as the iron ore price slump persists.
Peter Ker The muck is starting to hit the fan in Australia’s iron ore industry, where companies reported more than $3billion in asset writedowns this week, along with the probable loss of more than 500 jobs.
BHP Billiton will scale back its US shale oil and gas operations and report multimillion-dollar impairments
Peter Ker The Australian miner looks set to trim capital spending even further in the wake of sliding prices for oil, iron ore, coal and copper.
Peter Ker Melbourne-based licorice and ice-cream cone maker Betta Foods has gone into administration.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton has responded to the oil price slump by scaling back operations in its US shale division, and flagged the prospect that the petroleum division could wear impairments of up to $US250...
Peter Ker Citic Limited warns that falling iron ore prices will force multibillion dollar impairments on its Australian assets.
Peter Ker The nickel aspirant has struck gold in Western Australia.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto production results show the miner exceeded expectations for iron ore production and sales.
Peter Ker A development decision on a third train at PNG LNG should happen before December 2017.
Peter Ker BHP's shale contractor in the US has started preparing for spending cuts.
Vesna Poljak, Greg Earl and Peter Ker The price of copper plunged to a more than five-year low on Wednesday, as the metal joins iron ore and oil as victims of the commodity price crash, drawn out by a fresh blow to global growth.
Peter Ker PanAust has confirmed that 182 jobs will go on the day that copper prices fell by more than 6 per cent
Peter Ker Whitehaven Coal is defying the forecasters who say coal prices will fall in 2015
Peter Ker Alcoa insists that demand for lighter, fuel-efficient vehicles and aircraft will continue to stoke its revival, despite the recent slide in the oil price making transport cheaper.
Peter Ker The miner is looking to India but whether it will continue to produce the nuclear fuel in Australia in unclear.
Peter Ker S&P has cut its oil price forecasts for the fourth time in three months.
Peter Ker The risk of further credit rating downgrades for oil and gas producers has intensified, after ratings agency Standard & Poor's gave up hope of an oil price rise in 2015 and cut its price assumptions...
BHP Billiton wants to increase radioactive waste storage at Olympic Dam, but opponents say leakage rates will rise
Peter Ker The miner wants to store more radioactive waste at Olympic Dam, but opponents say leakage rates will rise.