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  1. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Yanzhou gains green light to take all of Australia unit

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:29am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney The coal miner is free to raise its stake from 78pc, as Canberra cites challenges in industry Yanzhou gains green light to take all of Australia unit Australia has ruled that China's state-owned Yanzhou Coal Mining does not need to cut its stake in local unit Yancoal Australia to below 70 per cent and instead can move to 100 per cent ownership. ...

  2. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Bankers and investors join the fight against Australian coal project

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Maules Creek, Australia An environmentally sensitive mine project in Australia sees bankers and investors unite with activists as a coal-divestment push gathers steam Corporate ranks drafted in the battle against coal Taking on Australia's powerful coal sector was once left to environmentalists like Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund, but now the anti-coal ...

  3. Business - Commodities - MINING

    BHP looking at more job cuts as iron ore prices drop

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Reuters

    ... of jobs in Australia's once-booming mining sector disappear in response to cooling demand from China for imported industrial materials such as iron ore, coal and copper. A BHP spokeswoman ... do with less." More than 12,000 coal-mining jobs have been lost in Australia since 2012, including those from BHP's mines, as the industry combats falling prices and stiff ...

  4. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Altona considers Roseby sale or merger

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 04:24pm

    ... Reuters in Melbourne Australia’s Altona Mining may sell its Roseby copper project or seek to merge itself with another firm after global miner Xstrata decided not to buy into the copper ... of Australia’s mining boom, Cowden said the company expected the capital cost could come down a bit. “With mining contractors there might be a little bit more hunger in the market compared to when we ...

  5. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Chinese firms more aggressive in hunt for Australian resources

    Posted May 15th 2014, 02:59pm by Reuters

    ... investment in Australia about five years ago, when iron ore and coal prices were soaring and buyers were willing to pay whatever it took to get their hands on undeveloped assets. Tycoons like Gina Rinehart, Andrew Forrest, Clive Palmer and Linc Energy's Peter Bond minted billions of dollars selling stakes to Chinese and Indian firms in iron ore assets in Western Australia and projects ...

  6. Business - Commodities - MINING

    China-fuelled mining boom a double edged sword for Queensland

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Glen Norris

    ... for Brisbane-based miner Pan-Aust. There are now fears the resources boom is causing a form of "Dutch disease" for Australia's northernmost state, which boasts of its links to Asia. The phrase ...

  7. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Citic Pacific criticises tycoon Palmer over Australian iron ore dispute

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Melbourne Citic Pacific slams tycoon over Australia ore dispute Citic Pacific took a public swipe at Australian billionaire Clive Palmer yesterday over his attempts to halt its long-delayed and massively over-budget US$8 billion iron ore project in Australia. The Sino Iron project, China's biggest offshore mining investment, was to be a key prong in Beijing's ...

  8. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Tycoon slams China firms' 'rape' of Australian resources as Citic Pacific mining row continues

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:32pm by AFP

    ... to 'corrupt system' Outspoken resources tycoon Clive Palmer condemned the “rape and disrespect” of Australia by foreign firms on Friday in a spat with a Chinese miner that warned the case ... for their achievements in science, space and in industry”. “They are courageous and have shown bravery in the second world war as they fought with Australia against our common foe. We wish them no ill at all. ...

  9. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Prices of rare earths to fall on rising supply and possible Chinese undercutting

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:52am by Reuters

    ... and Australia's Lynas boost output at their new mines. "We still remain concerned about the likely downward pressure on rare earth pricing if Molycorp achieves its production guidance by the fourth ...

  10. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Miners to resume operations after cyclone fades

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 04:17am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Melbourne Miners to resume operations after cyclone fades Fortescue Metals, Australia's third-largest iron-ore exporter, was restarting port and rail operations at Port ... the company said. Port Hedland, the world's largest ore-export terminal, was shut down as the cyclone approached Western Australia's iron-ore-rich Pilbara region. The Bureau of Meteorology ...




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