Peter Ker

Peter Ker

Twiggy's big pay day

Peter Ker Mining magnate Andrew ''Twiggy'' Forrest will be paid a dividend of more than $102 million.


Forrest pockets $102m Fortescue dividend


Peter Ker Andrew ''Twiggy" Forrest will be rewarded richly after his flagship company exceeded expectations for both profits and dividend flows.


Atlas in red despite revenue surge

Iron ore

Peter Ker Atlas investors punish the stock, despite receiving a 3 cent dividend based on strong cashflows being generated.


Arrium revives steel hopes

Steel works

Peter Ker Arrium has proved itself to be the sunny side of the Australian steel sector.


BHP to push ahead with potash plan

Pile of potash.

Peter Ker The miner has defied shareholder pressure by announcing a $US2.6 billion expansion of its fertiliser business.

BHP ups dividend despite profit slump

BHP logo.

Peter Ker Mining giant BHP’s profit has fallen by 30 per cent to $12.03 billion - that's still $22,831 every minute.


$1b charge weighs on Arrium


Peter Ker Iron ore and steel producer Arrium has sunk to a net loss due to high impairments and restructuring costs.


BlackRock cools on iron ore outlook

Iron Ore Mine

Peter Ker The world's biggest mining investor shows where it believes the iron ore price is headed.


BlackRock sells down iron ore miners

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Peter Ker The world's biggest mining investor has given a clear signal as to where it believes the iron ore price is headed, selling off a healthy portion of its iron ore exposure in recent days.


Fortescue eases debt on $1b Taiwan deal


Peter Ker Fortescue welcomes Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group into a partnership with the ''FMG Iron Bridge''


BHP faces nervous wait over inquiry


Peter Ker BHP Billiton could face ''enforcement actions'' over a long-running corruption inquiry.


Fortescue inks joint venture with Formosa

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Peter Ker Fortescue's stalled joint venture with Baosteel has been energised by a $1.1 billion investment by a Taiwanese plastic and steel company.


BHP facing sanctions over gifts to secure favour


Peter Ker BHP Billiton has been told it could face "enforcement actions" over a long running corruption inquiry by American regulators.


Dwindling cash pile a burden for OZ Minerals

OZ Minerals Ltd. open pit copper mine.

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


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.


Newcrest vows to rebuild tarnished reputation


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


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.


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.


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.