Friday 17th Aug, 2018

Iron ore exports up for BHP, Rio

Australia’s two largest iron ore miners, BHP and Rio Tinto, have both reported solid increases in production from their respective…
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OZ Minerals signs Thiess to $112m Prominent Hill deal

Thiess has entered a new $112 million mining services contract at OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill copper-gold mine south-east of Coober…
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Rio runs first AutoHaul train

Rio Tinto has reported the first official delivery of iron ore by an autonomous train in the Pilbara region, with…
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Viterra port infrastructure photo Viterra

Dynamic binning to benefit Viterra growers

South Australian grain storage and handling firm Viterra says growers will have more opportunity to have their wheat upgraded thanks…
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CSIRO pushes MRI for mining to copper market

CSIRO has paired with the private sector to release a machine it says can help miners quickly sort waste ore…
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Grain. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Victoria plans Wimmera Mallee road upgrades

Growers in Victoria’s Wimmera Mallee region will benefit from almost $10 million in announced funding for road upgrades, targeted at…
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Aurizon train on Queensland Rain Network. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon to ponder disintegration, customers not happy

Aurizon boss Andrew Harding says the rail operator will review its vertically-integrated structure, as his company remains the subject of…
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SunRice, targeting ASX float, delivers 32% profit growth

Grains processing giant SunRice has announced a $45.1 million net profit after tax in the 12 months ending April 30,…
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Warrnambool Cheese agrees to change ‘unfair’ contracts

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter has agreed to alter its contract terms, after the market watchdog found deals between farmers and…
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