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Fortescue Metals plans to boost production by 35 per cent over the next three months, a target boss Nev Power says is "absolutely realistic".
The Western Australian State Government has named Canada's TransAlta Corporation as the preferred tenderer to build, own and operate a new power station at South Hedland.
Iluka Resources shares have fallen six per cent after the mineral sands miner recorded a drop in production and revenue.
BHP Billiton has lifted its full year guidance for iron ore output on a day bad Chinese economic news was good news for the mining giant.

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