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Iron ore battle heats up PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 17:04

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BHP Billiton iron ore boss Jimmy Wilson and Fortescue Metals Group chairman Andrew Forrest have ramped up iron ore's war of words, with Mr Wilson accusing Fortescue of making itself the "world's most prolific iron ore growth story".

 
Orca soars on Tinkler injection PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 16:44

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Shares in West Perth-based oil and gas play Orca Energy more than tripled on news that controversial businessman Nathan Tinkler will invest in the company and take the helm as Executive Chairman.

 
NRW, Samsung may go to umpire PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 10:47

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NRW Holdings says formal talks with Samsung C&T over a Roy Hill contract will determine whether the prolonged payment row ends up before a Singapore umpire.

 
AusGroup in NT port probe PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 10:43

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The Federal Government is looking into a $130 million AusGroup port redevelopment project in the Northern Territory amid claims its environmental impact has not been assessed.

 
Goldfields pipeline contract win PDF Print E-mail
STAFF REPORTER   
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 10:41

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Construction contractor Valmec has won the contract to build the Eastern Goldfields Pipeline (EGP).

 
Web tool simplifies MRF compliance PDF Print E-mail
STAFF REPORTER   
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 10:38

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A new online calculator allows mining tenement holders to quickly estimate rehabilitation costs and whether they qualify for exemptions from Mining Rehabilitation Fund (MRF) levies.

 
Iron ore weighs on trade deficit PDF Print E-mail
AAP, THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 15:04

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Australia recorded a bigger than expected trade deficit in March, largely due to sagging prices for iron ore and coal exports.

 
Chinese bosses tap out PDF Print E-mail
AFP, THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 15:00

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China has replaced the heads of its three biggest energy companies, the firms said in separate statements, as speculation mounts over reforms to the oil industry.

 
S&P downgrades BHP's outlook PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 10:41

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Ratings agency Standard and Poor's has downgraded BHP Billiton's outlook from stable to negative on forecasts of weaker cashflows for the global miner.

 
Fed boost for North West PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 10:33

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Australia’s economic engine room — northern WA — will be at the heart of a multibillion-dollar Federal Government plan to boost resources and food exports to Asia and the southern States.

 
Shell delayed in the Arctic PDF Print E-mail
REUTERS, THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 10:31

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Royal Dutch Shell's quest to return to Arctic drilling for the first time in three years could face delays after Seattle ruled that the city's port must apply for a permit for the company to use it as a hub for drilling rigs.

 
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