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Peter Ker The trend for better than expected dividends in the resource sector has continued.
Peter Ker Shareholders in Pilbara junior BC Iron have been rewarded again, following another strong year for the iron ore exporter.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton could be several years away from treating shareholders to a special round of returns.
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.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton's top brass have been awarded millions of dollars worth of long-term incentives.
Peter Ker BHP said long-term bonus pay-outs to its chief executive and management committee will be cut by 35 per cent after shareholder returns fell.
Peter Ker The mining magnate will be paid a dividend of more than $102 million after Fortescue Metals beat profit forecasts.
Peter Ker Mining magnate Andrew ''Twiggy'' Forrest will be paid a dividend of more than $102 million.
Peter Ker Andrew ''Twiggy" Forrest will be rewarded richly after his flagship company exceeded expectations for both profits and dividend flows.
Peter Ker Atlas investors punish the stock, despite receiving a 3 cent dividend based on strong cashflows being generated.
Peter Ker Arrium has proved itself to be the sunny side of the Australian steel sector.
Peter Ker The miner has defied shareholder pressure by announcing a $US2.6 billion expansion of its fertiliser business.
Peter Ker Mining giant BHP’s profit has fallen by 30 per cent to $12.03 billion - that's still $22,831 every minute.
Peter Ker Iron ore and steel producer Arrium has sunk to a net loss due to high impairments and restructuring costs.
Peter Ker The world's biggest mining investor shows where it believes the iron ore price is headed.
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.
Peter Ker Fortescue welcomes Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group into a partnership with the ''FMG Iron Bridge''
Peter Ker BHP Billiton could face ''enforcement actions'' over a long-running corruption inquiry.
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.
Peter Ker BHP Billiton has been told it could face "enforcement actions" over a long running corruption inquiry by American regulators.