Thursday 1st Oct, 2020
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Rio sells stake in Bengalla mine

Rio Tinto has sold its 40% interest in the Bengalla coal joint venture in the Hunter Valley to New Hope…
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Aumund arched plate conveyors replace coal feeders at RWE power plant in Germany (photo Aumund).

Arched plate conveyors replace 16 coal feeders at German plant

Bulk handling specialist Aumund says it helped the performance of utility giant RWE’s Neurath power plant by replacing 16 coal…
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Malcolm Turnbull. Inset: Ian Macfarlane. Inset: Josh Frydenberg. Photo: Veni Markovski / Creative Commons / Inset: Josh Frydenberg. Inset: Danimations / Creative Commons

Macfarlane out, Frydenberg in as mining minister

The resources sector has endorsed the introduction of Kooyong MP Josh Frydenberg as minister for resources, energy and Northern Australia,…
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Brookfield wooing Asciano shareholders

Bermuda-based group Brookfield is holding a series of briefings this week, looking to win over the voting shareholders of Australian…
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Copper has slumped in price.

Despite soft copper market, EMR picks up closed Qld mine

A private equity firm backed by former mining heavy-hitter Owen Hegarty has acquired the mothballed Mt Gordon copper mine. Despite…
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Erection of Schade stacker at the Vietnamese steel plant.

Vietnamese steel plant commissions Schade machines

A giant new steel plant in Vietnam is commissioning bulk handling machines it ordered from German heavy equipment supplier Schade…
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Ricardo Garib.

New boss for Weir’s minerals division

Weir Group, a major provider of slurry handling mineral processing equipment, has appointed Ricardo Garib as managing director of its…
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ChAFTA legislation hits Parliament

The Australian Minerals Council and Australian Dairy Industry Council are among the industry bodies to have welcomed the introduction of…
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