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AAP The federal government has reached an agreement with crossbench senators to repeal the mining tax.
Engineering firm Downer EDI has won a construction contract worth up to $170 million at the Chevron-operated Gorgon gas project on Barrow Island.
A port authority carrying out a major dredging project to expand a Queensland coal port isn't abandoning plans to dump the material in the Great Barrier Reef marine park.
Businessman Joseph Gutnick has reduced his stake in a West Australian gold explorer a week after resolving his stoush with the company's board.

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