Peter Ker

Peter Ker

Looming revaluations to cast BHP shale investments in better light

Peter Ker BHP believes recent $US2.84 billion impairment charge will be offset by looming valuation boosts.

Rio secures Oyu Tolgoi power deal

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Peter Ker RIO Tinto has been given a big boost with the finalisation of a long-awaited electricity deal for the company's most important growth project.

Wilkes' persistence breaks the 'curse'

If there's a sweet spot in the mining industry right now, Mick Wilkes must be pretty close to it.

Peter Ker If there's a sweet spot in the mining industry right now, Mick Wilkes must be pretty close to it.

Mid-tier miners feel the pinch

Australia's mid-tier miners are feeling the pinch from the global slump in commodity prices.

Mark Hawthorne and Peter Ker Australia's mid-tier miners are feeling the pinch from the global slump in commodity prices.

Borshoff, a cut above

Paladin Energy's boss has revealed he will accept another year of reduced pay, despite securing a $200 million deal.

Peter Ker Paladin boss took home much more money in the year to June 30 than the year before.

Arrium pushes for rail line upgrade to improve exports

Iron Ore rail line

Peter Ker New rail infrastructure is crucial to the company's hopes of increasing its iron ore exports.

Arrium shares drop as bid shudders

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Peter Ker Foreign suitors for Arrium continued to meet top Australian politicians on Thursday.

Arrium sold off after suitors terminate bid

The foreign consortium pursuing Arrium has vowed to abandon its bid.

Peter Ker Shares in Arrium plunge after a foreign consortium claimed it would walk away from its bid to take over the iron ore and steel producer.

Consortium ditches bid for Arrium

Peter Ker The foreign consortium pursuing Arrium vows to abandon its bid to acquire the steel maker.

BHP aims to dump trucks

Trucks could soon disappear from some mines altogether.

Peter Ker Resources giant confirms it is investigating technology that could render the dump-truck useless.

Arrium rejects sweetened bid from Asian suitors

The pursuit of Arrium is becoming increasingly expensive as shares soar more than 8 per cent.

Peter Ker Arrium shares briefly spike after the steelmaker rejects a $1.19 billion takeover offer from a consortium of Asian steel companies.

Politicians 'lost the way' on energy

Fighting 'energy poverty' should be a bigger priority than combating climate change says Peabody Energy.

Peter Ker Fighting 'energy poverty' should be a bigger priority than combating climate change, according to Peabody Energy chairman.

Newcrest flags dividend growth on output rise

Newcrest Mining has told shareholders to expect a period of strong dividend growth.

Peter Ker Gold NEWCREST Mining has told shareholders to expect a period of strong dividend growth, with capital spending on growth projects about to peak and deliver higher rates of gold production.

BHP appeals for governments to lower imposts in post-boom era

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Peter Ker Governments must help mining companies bring down their cost structures, says Marius Kloppers.

Arrium awaits a better offer

The pursuit of Arrium is becoming increasingly expensive as shares soar more than 8 per cent.

Peter Ker Pursuit of Arrium is becoming an increasingly expensive affair for a foreign consortium.

Price slump, low-grade ore hit Cliffs' Australian result

Australia's fourth-biggest iron ore exporter mad a loss during the September quarter.

Peter Ker Australia's fourth-biggest iron ore exporter made a loss during the September quarter.

Miners dig deep to make Mongolia projects pay off

They lovingly call it Mine-golia, but the past fortnight has provided some timely reminders for mining companies that their rush towards developing nations is not without its perils.

Peter Ker They lovingly call it Mine-golia, but the past fortnight has provided some timely reminders for mining companies that their rush towards developing nations is not without its perils.

Steel giant stalks Arrium again

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Peter Ker An improved takeover bid for Arrium appears imminent, with a foreign consortium saying it has sought to reopen acquisition talks.

Korean steel giant poised to take over Arrium

Arrium has raised its iron ore export forecasts  as it continues its campaign to fend off a $1 billion takeover bid from a foreign consortium.

Peter Ker An improved takeover bid for Arrium Limited appears imminent, with Korean steel giant POSCO confirming overnight that it wanted to continue talks about a possible takeover of the iron ore and steel...

BP boss pans gas reserve, cautious over refining future

The Australian boss of BP has criticised efforts to establish a domestic gas reserve.

Peter Ker The Australian boss of BP has criticised efforts to establish a domestic gas reserve while offering a less-than-bullish view of the future of oil refining in Australia.