Peter Ker Rio Tinto is able to push ahead with a big new bauxite project near Weipa in Queensland, after federal Environment Minister Tony Burke gave it conditional approval.
Peter Ker Tony Burke gives big new bauxite project near Weipa in Queensland conditional approval.
Peter Ker Revenue targets for the Gillard government’s mining tax have been downgraded yet again.
Peter Ker Revenue targets for the Gillard government's mining tax have been downgraded yet again, with Treasury now expecting just over $200 million from the controversial measure this financial year.
Clancy Yeates with Peter Ker Multinational businesses are the prime targets of a sweeping plan to close down corporate tax loopholes, but local banks are also in the government's sights.
Peter Ker and Gareth Hutchens Rio Tinto has been ordered to pay $200 million to companies controlled by Gina Rinehart and fellow mining heiress Angela Bennett after a court found the multinational miner should have been paying...
Peter Ker Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting has amended its financial report for the the 2012 financial year, with the changes seemingly focused on the number of people employed by the group.
Peter Ker Fortescue continues to dabble outside its Pilbara iron ore heartland, announcing an early stage agreement to investigate territory in South Australia that looks for prospective copper, gold and iron...
Peter Ker Australian taxpayers will help Rio Tinto to fund a $US5.1 billion mine expansion in Mongolia, after Australia's export credit agency decided to continue its controversial habit of lending to...
Peter Ker The new chief faces a more sober time for resources but won't be sitting back.
Peter Ker Andrew Mackenzie's time at the helm of BHP Billiton will officially begin this morning in the heart of Western Australia's Pilbara region.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto looks set to push ahead with $US5 billion of expansion plans at its iron ore business in the Pilbara.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto will look to add as many as three new directors to its board over the next 12 months, according to company chairman Jan du Plessis.
Peter Ker The minerals resource rent tax places too much of a burden on small miners, says MP.
Peter Ker Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting also reduced its staff numbers by close to 44 per cent.
Peter Ker New Resources Minister Gary Gray has predicted that Australia’s embryonic shale gas industry will help create a manufacturing renaissance similar to that underway in the United States.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto has made its first payment under the Gillard government's mining tax.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton's divestment campaign continues, announcing the sale of a copper mine.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto both made payments under the controversial mining tax in the last quarter, while Xstrata paid no mining tax.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton's divestment campaign continues to gather pace, with the company announcing the sale of a copper mine and rail asset in the American state of Arizona.