James Regan From pooling office space to paying bills with stocks, small and mid-sized miners are finding new ways to stay afloat in the downturn.
Andy Home The price slide in iron ore is accelerating, but there is a key difference to last August's meltdown.
Brian Robins BHP Billiton has flagged ongoing rationalisation of its coal operations, which will include further divestments as it works to lift returns.
Philip Wen The intense community backlash against coal seam gas exploration will make it difficult for the NSW government to loosen its regulation of the industry, resources minister says.
Brian Robins New Hope Corp has cut coal output further at its West Moreton operations in Queensland citing the downturn in the coal market.
A series of copper mine shutdowns and supply logjams has prompted some analysts to scale down forecasts for a market surplus.
Australian coal miners are steeling themselves for years of production cuts, job reductions and asset sales as swelling shipments from international rivals lower hopes of a recovery in prices for...
Michael West In a stunning decision, a NSW court finds in favour of a small explorer, sending a strong message on who should hold mining and exploration leases.
Two powerful unions have joined forces to try to take on Rio Tinto at its iron ore mines, for the first time in two decades.
Peter Ker Brockman's application for access to Fortescue's rail line appears to be an attempt to ambush Atlas Iron's bid for access.
Philip Wen BHP's new chief slashes the miner's capital spend, in a further sign of the slowdown in the sector.
Brian Robins Glencore Xstrata has cancelled plans for a coal export terminal in Queensland, citing the poor state of the coal market.
Brian Robins Oil Search is hoping to boost the capacity of its gas export project in Papua New Guinea, with the addition of a further two export units, as it seeks to boost returns from its assets in the country.
Global iron ore supplies will expand faster than demand over the long term, potentially lowering prices of the commodity, according to BHP Billiton.
Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals hopes to sell part of its rail and port assets by mid-year, to pay down debt.
Philip Wen The future of the troubled Point Henry aluminium smelter in Geelong is back under a cloud after its American owners Alcoa revealed it was considering deep production cuts worldwide.
Brian Robins Origin Energy has flagged the potential sale of the pipeline from its Australia Pacific LNG project in Queensland.
Philip Wen Woodside announces a tie-up with Shell, indicating that floating LNG is Woodside’s preferred option to develop its massive Browse gas resource.
Phil Wen and Glenda Kwek Whitehaven says weak prices and the strong dollar are continuing to drag on its performance, but is optimistic prices will rise.
John Addis The case against BHP Billiton is simple: buying its stock works out only in a resources boom.