The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Peter Ker Andrew ''Twiggy" Forrest has called the bottom of the cycle for minerals development, and vowed to create a new venture to collect abandoned and undeveloped mineral projects across Australia.
Peter Ker The downturn in the Australian coal industry has deepened, with three big mining companies warning on Friday that more jobs will be cut.
Peter Ker The downturn in the Australian coal industry has deepened, with three major mining companies warning on Friday that more jobs will be cut, mines will close and assets will be written down to a shadow...
Peter Ker Swiss miner Glencore is set to permanently cut production from its Australian coal mines in a move that could jeopardise close to 100 local jobs.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh has reduced the size of his executive ranks as part of a restructuring of the Anglo-Australian miner announced this morning.
Peter Ker Brazilian miner Vale has written down the value of its Australian coal mines for the second time in the space of a year, further demonstrating the depressed market conditions in the local coal sector.
Peter Ker Alcoa's Australian joint venture partner says its energy costs rose after the carbon tax was repealed.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton has revealed a 29 per cent decline in the cost of producing iron ore in Australia over the six months to December 31.
Peter Ker Most of the assets bound for BHP's demerger are showing improved performance
Peter Ker BHP Billiton has assured shareholders they will enjoy higher dividend yields as a result of the company's looming demerger, but has given little sign of launching into a round of share buybacks...
Peter Ker BHP's half year profit has been hit by lower iron ore and petroleum prices, but was still better than analysts had expected
Peter Ker Miners are carrying fewer spares, selling stockpiled ore, and chasing down debtors in a bid to eke more cash out of the cracks of their business.
Peter Ker The gold sector is primed for another round of mergers and acquisitions after big miners put three local mines up for sale.
Peter Ker Copper miner PanAust has cut its dividend for the first time in three years after reporting a weaker than expected $US178.1 million full year loss.
Angela Macdonald-Smith and Peter Ker Queensland's liquefied natural gas producers have dismissed an analysis they will run short of gas for their $75 billion of projects in Gladstone.
Peter Ker The oil major says it is well placed to seize on the damage caused by the oil price slump
Peter Ker Evolution Mining says Newcrest's Telfer Mine would be better owned by a bigger company.
Peter Ker Fortescue has made a $331 million profit in the December half despite the iron ore price slide.
Peter Ker Energy Resources of Australia is contemplating mining near Kakadu beyond the legal limit in 2021.
No improvement in sight for coal and iron ore miners, Anglo American chief executive Mark Cutifani warns
Peter Ker Anglo American has reported an impairment on the Drayton coal extension, after posting its third consecutive statutory loss.