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Oil Search sees second half surge after 'challenging year'

Oil Search sees second half surge after 'challenging year'

Oil Search CEO Peter Botten says the company has seen a fourth-quarter surge after it faced the most challenging year in its history.

  • by Cole Latimer

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BHP reveals $838m hit from runaway train, other 'unplanned' outages
Mining

BHP reveals $838m hit from runaway train, other 'unplanned' outages

The world's biggest miner took some big hits in 2019, but remains on track to meet production forecasts.

  • by Nick Toscano
Super Retail taps outdoors boss Anthony Heraghty as next CEO
Retail

Super Retail taps outdoors boss Anthony Heraghty as next CEO

The group behind Rebel Sport and Supercheap Auto has tapped the head of its outdoors division to take over from long-standing boss Peter Birtles as chief executive. 

  • by Patrick Hatch
WA government claims BHP owes up to $300 million in underpaid royalties
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Mining

WA government claims BHP owes up to $300 million in underpaid royalties

The mining giant may have underpaid royalties on iron ore dug up in WA for more than a decade, the government says

  • by Hannah Barry & Nick Toscano
AFIC delivers franking credits before they disappear
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AFIC delivers franking credits before they disappear

Investment company sells of a big slice of heavyweight miner Rio Tinto and trims BHP holdings to capture franking credits for shareholders.

  • by Stephen Miles
Sims shares slump as US-China trade war bites profits
Manufacturing

Sims shares slump as US-China trade war bites profits

Sims is one of the first large Australian companies to issue a set of results that has been directly impacted by the trade war.

  • by Sarah Danckert & Sumeyya Ilanbey
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Treasury Wines Estates top manager sacked for 'breach of internal policies'
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Treasury Wines Estates top manager sacked for 'breach of internal policies'

Treasury Wines Estates has sacked its chief operating officer for an unspecified breach of "internal policies".

  • by Patrick Hatch
Sportswear manufacturer SKINS applies for bankruptcy in Swiss Court
Insolvency

Sportswear manufacturer SKINS applies for bankruptcy in Swiss Court

A trustee will be appointed to assume responsibility for the company with almost immediate effect, chairman Jaimie Fuller announced on social media and his ‘watercooler’ SKINS website.

  • by Sumeyya Ilanbey
Masterchef effect putting plenty of pork on Aussie plates
Supermarkets

Masterchef effect putting plenty of pork on Aussie plates

Curious chefs now putting more pork than beef on our plates are part of a fresh meat surge.

  • by Mathew Dunckley
Corporates lend weight to ACCC push against $200 million deal
Regulation

Corporates lend weight to ACCC push against $200 million deal

A fight over a freight terminal in Brisbane has led to concerns around safety on the state's roads and massive cost increases for some of the nation's biggest companies.

  • by Mathew Dunckley
The Sydney Morning Herald comes out on top in new audience measurement
Media & marketing

The Sydney Morning Herald comes out on top in new audience measurement

The Sydney Morning Herald readership has surged ahead of its News Corp rivals with a more than 60 per cent lead on its nearest competitor after the official measurement standard was changed to better take into account mobile users.