Friday 19th Aug, 2022
Malcolm Turnbull. Photo: Veni Markovski / Creative Commons

Turnbull urged to work on mining reform

The mining industry has urged new prime minister Malcolm Turnbull to focus on economic and productivity reforms to help Australia’s…
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Coal train. Photo: ARTC

Inland Rail to add $22.5bn to economy: Truss

The proposed Inland Rail connection between Brisbane and Melbourne will cost around $10bn, “but not building it will cost us…
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Minerals Council criticised for ‘Coal is amazing’ campaign

A marketing campaign launched this week to promote the value of coal burning to the Australian public went down like…
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Glencore could sell grain interests in shakeup

Commodities giant Glencore has announced a $14.5bn debt reduction program, which includes the potential divestment of its share in various…
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BHP iron ore train. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP gets an edge over Rio in Pilbara iron ore

Trimmed-down mining giant BHP Billiton has edged ahead of its major competitor in Western Australian iron ore production, reportedly cutting…
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Indonesian asset key to coal rebound: BHP

BHP Billiton could soon increase its Indonesian coal mining efforts, with the company’s Indonesian coal boss announcing a second mine…
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Bank exposure to coal projects ‘drowning in greenwash’

Australia’s biggest banks seem more concerned with disclosing how much paper they recycle than their lending exposure to coal mines,…
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Hockey hints possible funding for Adani rail line

Australian treasurer Joe Hockey says he’s working with Queensland treasurer Curtis Pitt to convince Indian conglomerate Adani to build its…
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