Peter Ker

Peter Ker


Newcrest slashes executive pay, bonuses

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Peter Ker Trouble-prone gold producer Newcrest Mining has joined the trend for lower executive pay.


'Global Australian' lifts US presence with New York address

New heights ... the view from the Top of the Rock deck at the Rockefeller Centre.

Peter Ker If they can make it there, BHP Billiton can make it just about anywhere.


Exxon confirms oil spill in Bass Strait

A crab covered in oil slick is seen at Ao Prao Beach in Koh Samet, Rayong July 30, 2013. Crude oil that leaked from a pipeline in the Gulf of Thailand over the weekend has reached a Thai tourist resort, pipeline operator PTT Global Chemical Pcl said on Monday. Around 50,000 litres of crude oil poured into the sea on Saturday around 20 km (12 miles) off the coast of Rayong, southeast of the capital Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha (THAILAND - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS)

Peter Ker An oil production platform, co-owned by Exxon Mobil and BHP Billiton, has been shut down after a sheen was seen on the water.


Newcrest chief's pay falls

Peter Ker Trouble-prone gold producer Newcrest has joined the trend for lower executive pay, on the back of a terrible year for the company.


ConsMin sells $111m stake in Pilbara's BC Iron

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Peter Ker Consolidated Minerals has made a handsome profit on its newly-aquired stake in BC Iron.


$111m pay day for ConsMin after sale of BC Iron stake

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Peter Ker Thirty months after it won a messy fight for control of the biggest stake in Pilbara exporter BC Iron, Consolidated Minerals has exited the stock with more than a sixteen-fold return on its initial...


Newcrest clear on 'smoking gun'

Smoking truck.

Peter Ker The miner has been largely cleared of breaching market disclosure rules by an in-house review.


Newcrest review turns focus on analysts

Investment group.

Peter Ker The health of Australia's investment industry has been put in the spotlight.


Newcrest review hampered by lack of access

Newcrest Mining.

Peter Ker A review of Newcrest Mining's market disclosure practices has been described as restricted and accused of having limited scope, after it largely cleared the gold miner of any significant wrong-doing.


Queensland premier vows no new coal royalties

Qld Premier Campbell Newman.

Peter Ker BHP Billiton's struggling Queensland coal sector will not face another royalty rise.


Prospects brighten as BHP opens new coal mine

Coal worker.

Peter Ker The struggling Queensland coal sector will not face another royalty hike, Premier says as he opens a new BHP mine.


Paladin still paying price of uranium freeze

Radioactive material.

Peter Ker Two years after Fukushima, nuclear energy companies remain troubled.


Struggling Paladin records $471m loss


Peter Ker Uranium miner Paladin has more than doubled last year's losses with a $US420.9 million net loss for the 2013 financial year.


King called in to iron out troubled project

Wal King.

Peter Ker Clive Palmer's stalled iron ore project in Western Australia now has called in the big guns.


Wal King to salvage Sino iron ore project

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Peter Ker The former boss of Leighton Holdings, Wal King, has emerged as the man to sort out Clive Palmer’s stalled iron ore project in Western Australia.


BC Iron ramps up dividend

A haul truck is loaded by a digger.

Peter Ker The trend for better than expected dividends in the resource sector has continued.


BC Iron caps big year with generous pay-out

Truck in the pilbara.

Peter Ker Shareholders in Pilbara junior BC Iron have been rewarded again, following another strong year for the iron ore exporter.


BHP to trim debt before special return

Mining giant BHP Billiton.

Peter Ker BHP Billiton could be several years away from treating shareholders to a special round of returns.


Mackenzie rival leaves in BHP executive shake-up

BHP Billiton

Peter Ker The man Andrew Mackenzie beat to become chief executive of BHP Billiton will leave the company at the end of this week, as the resources giant continues to reshape its executive ranks.


Hurdle set low for big bonuses at BHP

Andrew MacKenzie.

Peter Ker BHP Billiton's top brass have been awarded millions of dollars worth of long-term incentives.