Peter Ker

Peter Ker

Resources

Dwindling cash pile a burden for OZ Minerals

Peter Ker OZ Minerals always warned that the first half of 2013 would be tough for the company.

Mining

OZ does it tough with $36.1m loss

A truck hauling zinc ore at Oz Minerals Century Mine in Lawn Hill, far north Queensland, is seen in this undated handout photograph released to Reuters on December 30, 2008. Oz Minerals, the world's second-largest zinc miner, has been given an extra two months to work out a deal to refinance $560 million in bank debt as it struggles with falling revenues from collapsing metals prices.   REUTERS/OZ Minerals/Handout     (AUSTRALIA) QUALITY FROM SOURCE.  FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Peter Ker OZ Minerals always warned the first six months of 2013 would be a dour period.

Newcrest vows to fight back after a year to forget

Mining Peter Ker Newcrest Mining has vowed to rebuild its reputation after a horror year that culminated in a $5.77 billion loss.

Gold

Newcrest vows to rebuild tarnished reputation

Newcrest

Peter Ker The miner suffered a horror year that culminated in a $5.77 billion loss.

Mining

Newcrest shares rally on gold price

Newcrest Mining?s Cadia East Decline Project, a gold-copper mine in central NSW, 2011.

Peter Ker Troubled gold miner Newcrest has failed to meet expectations yet again, reporting and underlying profit today that missed analyst consensus.

Resources

Newcrest loss tipped as season's biggest

Newcrest Minings.

Peter Ker Newcrest Mining could report the biggest loss of the 2013 reporting season on Monday, when it reveals a troubled set of full-year results.

Resources

Investors are bracing, but iron ore price stays steady

Iron ore

Peter Ker Spring may mean flowers to most people, but for iron ore investors it is the time to assume the brace position.

Resources

Rio Tinto to press ahead with $US5 billion Pilbara expansion

Mining

Peter Ker Rio Tinto will proceed with a multi-billion dollar expansion of its Australian iron ore division.

Resources

Embarrassment as Rio tax funds returned

Rio Tinto Group signage

Peter Ker Rio Tinto has paid no mining tax to the government after pre-payments were refunded.

Resources

Mining tax embarrassment as Rio funds returned

Rio tinto office.

Peter Ker Rio Tinto has ultimately paid no mining tax to the Australian government during the first year of the controversial tax, after pre-payments made in April were refunded by the tax office.

Mining tax embarrassment as Rio funds returned

Rio Tinto mining tax money being dumped by truck.

Peter Ker Rio Tinto has paid no mining tax to the government during the first year of the controversial impost, after pre-payments made in April were refunded by the tax office.

Resources

Investor urges BHP caution on potash expansion

Potash pile.

Peter Ker, Jesse Riseborough The most influential investor in BHP Billiton has warned that a potash expansion would be 'misguided'.

Mining

Rio Tinto profit hit by weaker prices

Rio Tinto Group signage

Peter Ker Rio Tinto shelves its sale of Pacific Aluminium, as it reports sharply lower first-half earnings.

Potash

BlackRock blackballs BHP's potash plan

Potash generic

Peter Ker and Jesse Riseborough The most influential investor in BHP Billiton has warned that spending billions on a new potash expansion would be a "misguided" move for the company at a time when potash prices appear set to fall.

Gold

Newcrest writedowns now at $6.2b

The logo for Newcrest Mining Ltd.

Peter Ker Newcrest reveals it will also wear an impairment on its stake in rival gold miner Evolution.

Mining

BHP keeps the faith in resources

Peter Ker Andrew Mackenzie says Asian development boom will continue for a long time.

BHP keeps faith in resources

Peter Ker BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has used his first Australian speech to assure the nation it can continue enjoying strong wealth flows from the resources industry as long as it is...

Resources

Mining era goes on: BHP boss

Andrew Mackenzie.

Peter Ker The nation it can continue enjoying strong wealth flows from the resources industry.

Mining

Whole country benefits from mining: BHP

Andrew Mackenzie.

Peter Ker The flow of wealth from the mines of Australia's north-west to its cities in the south-east is now permanent, BHP's new chief says.

Resources

Diggers could be unusually sombre as gold wanes

Gold

Peter Ker The mining industry is gathering for the annual Diggers & Dealers conference in Kalgoorlie.