The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Peter Ker The Vale board will consider the creation of a new copper and nickel mining company based in Toronto.
Peter Ker The Brazilian miner is pushing on with a $US16 billion expansion despite lowly iron ore prices
Peter Ker Brazilian mining giant Vale could follow BHP Billiton's lead by spinning-off a group of its businesses to form a new company in 2015.
Peter Ker The Swiss miner has won approval to continue mining until 2035.
Peter Ker Northern Star sees a golden future while St Barbara warns of disaster.
Peter Ker It's been dubbed 'CrapCo', 'HaggisCo' and 'Billiton' by sceptical onlookers, and branding experts say the sooner BHP Billiton gives a name to its corporate progeny the better.
Peter Ker A 25 per cent boost to full-year dividends could be on the cards in 2015, analysts say
Peter Ker Having reluctantly accepted mining on their ancestral lands, the indigenous people who live beside the nation's biggest uranium mine could soon watch see their industrial interloper depart.
Rio Tinto takes swipe at Glencore and promises shareholder returns like dividends and possible buybacks
Peter Ker The miner is slashing spending on new projects to ensure dividend payments and possible share buyback in 2015
Peter Ker Fortescue Metals Group will halve its spending on projects after taking the knife to its $US1.3 billion capital budget for the 2015 financial year.
Peter Ker Rio has committed to staying the course on its plan to expand exports to 360 million tonnes per year, albeit with a few changes to the method of generating the extra tonnes.
Peter Ker The miner's board is set to reveal new spending promises.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto board meetings in Sydney have approved $US350 million of fresh investment for the company's Canadian diamond mine, in a sign the asset has truly been welcomed back into the fold.
Peter Ker Mackenzie says BHP would invest in other commodities if the world moves quickly to a "green horizon"
Peter Ker A Hong Kong hedge fund has asked the takeovers panel to block Yancoal's $US2.3 billion equity raising
Peter Ker BHP has made good on a promise to cut capital spending even further than previously thought
Peter Ker Shareholders say remuneration is out of sync with sliding commodity prices.
Peter Ker Chairman Jac Nasser has sought to clarify why the coal division was split across BHP and the demerger
Peter Ker Megan Clark AC becomes the second Australian appointed to the board this year