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Poseidon buys Lake Johnston PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 15:38

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Poseidon Nickel has bought the mothballed Lake Johnston nickel mine and processing plant from Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel for an undisclosed sum.

 
Russian billionaire splashes cash PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 15:34

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Gennadiy Bogolyubov, the Ukrainian billionaire who made a $1.2 billion splash in WA six years ago when he bought manganese miner Consolidated Minerals, has pledged to pump $40 million into iron ore hopeful Sundance Resources.

 
Killarnee collapses despite Gorgon PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 15:29

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A private resources contractor, which has been building major infrastructure at Chevron's Gorgon project, has suffered a financial collapse.

 
Downbeat sentiment the 'new normal' PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 15:26

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Downbeat investor sentiment in African resource protects could be the "new normal" according to a senior banker heavily involved in the African mining industry.

 
Jobs hope as mine tax gets axe PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 10:04

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The resources sector believes there will be a surge in jobs and investment after the mining tax was finally killed by Federal Parliament yesterday.

 
Glencore hopes for lowball bid PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:55

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Glencore is hoping a lack of bidding tension for BHP Billiton's local nickel assets, along with the global mining giant's keen desire to offload the operation, will help push a lowball bid for Nickel West over the finishing line.

 
Budget blow as iron ore falls again PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:52

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The WA and Federal Budgets have been dealt fresh blows with iron ore prices falling to their lowest level since 2009.

 
Vic govt too slow on mine smoke PDF Print E-mail
AAP   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:42

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Morwell residents should have been told earlier to get out of the Victorian town to avoid toxic smoke from a 45-day coalmine fire, an inquiry says.

 
Mining tax repealed by the Senate PDF Print E-mail
AAP, THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 16:08

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AAP The federal government has reached an agreement with crossbench senators to repeal the mining tax.

 
Downer EDI wins Barrow Is contract PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 15:51

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Engineering firm Downer EDI has won a construction contract worth up to $170 million at the Chevron-operated Gorgon gas project on Barrow Island.

 
Reef dumping still on cards PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 September 2014 15:40

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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.

 
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