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Rio Tinto is working on plans to build the biggest single pit iron ore mine in the Pilbara, filing environmental applications for a 70 million tonne-a-year monster at its Yandicoogina operation.
Resources giant BHP has produced record volumes of iron ore and coal after lifting its output of both commodities 20 per cent.
The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), a group that includes stakeholders from the mining industry, organised labour, nongovernmental organisations, impacted communities and businesses, has released a draft Standard for...
A second US activist investor in the space of five weeks has lost an attempt to roll the board of a Perth stock after Antares Energy shareholders yesterday rejected a grab for control of the $164 million company by George Soros protegee...

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