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Peter Ker Australian iron ore and coal miners are suffering multiple impacts from the giant explosion at the Chinese port of Tianjin.
Peter Ker Workers at Dendrobium mine will strike on Friday, effectively halting a mine that supplies coal to BlueScope Steel's Port Kembla works.
Peter Ker OZ Minerals is mulling over several options to improve the economics of developing South Australia's Carrapateena copper and gold mine.
Peter Ker It's the home of cool climate wines, bed and breakfasts, historic villages and show business types, but the Southern Highlands of New South Wales are also soon to be home to a new coal mine if Korean...
Peter Ker South32 could encounter the first industrial action of its short history in coming weeks, after some Illawarra Coal workers voted in favour of taking an unspecified form of industrial action.
Peter Ker Three companies controlled by mining billionaire Gina Rinehart have been fined $130,000 by ASIC for failing to meet transparency rules.
Peter Ker Construction of the Silvergrass mine in the Pilbara likely to get the green light next year.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto has used debt to deliver a 12 per cent boost to its interim dividend, despite underlying profits sliding.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto has used debt to deliver a 12 per cent boost to its interim dividend, despite underlying profits sliding by 43 per cent.
Peter Ker Industrial trouble is looming at South32's coal mines in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, as lengthy negotiations over new workplace agreements come to a head.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto shares have taken on a certain degree of predictability.
Peter Ker Is this the year shareholders fall out of love with BHP and Rio over dividends?
Peter Ker OceanaGold believes it can form the world's lowest-cost gold producer if shareholders of Romarco Minerals agree to its $C856 million takeover offer announced overnight.
Peter Ker Barrick sells stake in Zaldivar copper mine to Chilean miner Antofagasta.
Peter Ker BlackRock's mining boss Evy Hambro says miners will have ''tough decisions'' to make in coming months as market conditions remain weak
Peter Ker Australia's gold sector could be set for more mergers and acquisitions activity, with OceanaGold going into a trading halt on Thursday.
Mathew Dunckley and Peter Ker BHP Billiton's move to shift its treasury functions breaches the 'spirit' of the conditions the federal government applied when the mining giant was born as part of a merger in 2001.
Peter Ker MMG will push ahead with a Queensland zinc mine at a time when other resources are struggling.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton will shift its Treasury functions to London, despite the Australian Government's approval of its 2001 merger with Billiton requiring most of executive's 'key support functions' to be...
Peter Ker The Indian gold baron who paid $274 million for one of the world's largest gold refineries on Monday insists that an Australian acquisition is next on his agenda.