If Turnbull wants to really unleash Australia's potential, he should hire Martin Parkinson.
Peter Ker Swiss miner Glencore says it might close more Australian mines if weak commodity prices persist, with the Murrin Murrin nickel mine in Western Australia the next probable candidate.
Peter Ker Junior exporter BC Iron has gone into a trading halt as its considers whether its flagship asset has a future amid depressed iron ore prices.
Peter Ker More than 65 per cent of world coal production, and about a third of Australia's coal output, operates at a loss, a study shows.
Peter Ker Chinese miner MMG will wear up to $US800 million ($1.1 billion) in impairments on its coming financial results, including a charge on its Dugald River zinc, lead and silver mine in Australia.
Peter Ker A radical restructure of diversified miner Anglo American will see 85,000 jobs cut globally and may create an opportunity for an acquisitive Rio Tinto
Peter Ker Rio Tinto has cut capital spending by more than $US10 billion over the past three years, after revealed fresh spending cuts on Tuesday.
Peter Ker The commodities crunch has now squeezed so tight that few miners have breathing space at these levels.
Peter Ker BHP boss Andrew Mackenzie has suffered his first personal penalty in relation to last month's Samarco dam disaster
Peter Ker Aspiring exporter Australian Bauxite Limited (ABX) has clarified the real reason its maiden shipment from its first mine in Tasmania has been delayed.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto directors would prefer their next chief executive to come from within the company, according to the incumbent Sam Walsh
Peter Ker Three years after Sam Walsh was rushed into the top job at Rio Tinto, the company has become the mining industry's top pick
Peter Ker Rio Tinto is on the lookout for opportunities to acquire assets from 'distressed players' while prices are low.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh has joined the chorus of business leaders calling for Australia's corporate tax rate to be lowered.
Peter Ker A portion of the huge fines levelled against BHP Billiton and Vale this week may need to be paid in advance, as the fallout from the tragic Samarco disaster continues.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton says South Australia's Olympic Dam mine will produce more than 200,000 tonnes per year sustainably by 2016 and reach 220,000 tonnes annually by 2019.
Peter Ker The number of coal mines with elevated levels of coal dust has soared over the past three years, amid reports a coal miners' disease called "black lung" has re-emerged for the first time in decades.
Peter Ker Anglo Pacific's business model is focused on royalty deals, which typically means the company purchases the rights to between 1 per cent and 15 per cent of revenue generated by particular mines.
Peter Ker Coal miners in the Hunter Valley have taken a familliar approach to protest against the demise of Anglo American's Drayton coal mine.
Peter Ker Clive Palmer's flagship company Mineralogy has hit a brick wall in its latest legal attempts to order its Chinese partner to pay royalties.
Tess Ingram and Peter Ker An iron ore carrier is on the way to collect the first shipment from the $10 billion Roy Hill project.