The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Peter Ker and Brian Robins BHP Billiton is speeding up the modernisation of its Pilbara iron ore division, with efforts to reduce spending on contractors coinciding with the launch of a high-tech remote operating centre in...
Peter Ker Just when the gold sector was getting used to life under 'the new normal', the big gold price slide of 2013 stepped up a gear.
Simon Johanson, Clancy Yeates, Georgia Wilkins, Peter Ker, Madeleine Heffernan PROPERTY An investment of $100,000 in Australian real estate earned the average home owner about $3700 in capital value over the last financial year, according to RP Data's daily home value index.
Peter Ker Just when the gold sector was getting used to life under ‘‘the new normal’’, the big gold price slide of 2013 stepped up a gear.
Oil & gas
Peter Ker Woodside Petroleum has taken another step toward internationalising its business after buying into acreage off the west coast of Ireland.
Peter Ker Australia will take a $16 billion haircut on the value of mining, energy exports this year.
Peter Ker Newcrest confirms meetings were held with bank analysts days before corporate restructure.
Peter Ker Newcrest Mining chief Greg Robinson has confirmed that meetings were held with investment bank analysts in the days prior to a major corporate restructure.
Peter Ker Most Australians were asleep when Newcrest chief Greg Robinson revealed the clearest signs that the goldminer was about to change direction.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto's new dawn in Mongolia has again had the rug pulled from beneath it, with the Mongolian Government spectacularly spoiling a party to celebrate first commercial sales from the Oyu Tolgoi...
Peter Ker Shares in Fortescue Metals lost more than 6 per cent on Thursday after it downgraded its iron ore production target and pushed back the timing of an asset sale.
Peter Ker Fortescue Metals lost more than 6 per cent on Thursday after it downgraded its iron ore production target and pushed back the timing of an asset sale.
Peter Ker Fortescue will miss its iron ore production target or the 2013 financial year, and has pushed back the timing of a sale of its infrastructure assets.
Peter Ker Just one year ago it was dubbed the second-best business on earth.
Peter Ker One year ago they were calling it the second best business on earth behind the production of Apple iPads, but now Rio Tinto is cutting scores of senior staff from its Western Australian iron ore...
Peter Ker Market watchers say speculation on Newcrest Mining's disclosure is hurting the share price.
Peter Ker Labour hire company Skilled has increased its exposure to the oil and gas sector with a $75 million acquisition.
Peter Ker Labour hire company Skilled has increased its exposure to the oil and gas sector, with a $75 million acquisition on Monday morning.
Peter Ker Rio Tinto appears set to find a more flexible attitude from the government of Guinea this week.
Peter Ker Australia's gold sector produced slightly less gold during the March quarter than the December one.