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BHP officially opens Jimblebar PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:25

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BHP Billiton celebrated the opening of its Jimblebar mine and processing hub in the Pilbara yesterday, five months after safety issues at Newman Airport delayed the original scheduled opening in November last year.

 
China to allow private investment PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN, REUTERS, AAP   
Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:22

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China will allow private investment in 80 projects - including some in the resources sector - as part of reforms to increase privatisation.

 
Robinson 'had to save' Newcrest PDF Print E-mail
AAP   
Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:18

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With his impending departure nearing, Newcrest Mining's outgoing head Greg Robinson has been described as having had to save the gold miner last year.

 
New light on port dredging impacts PDF Print E-mail
STAFF REPORTER   
Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:12

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A review of port-related dredging and associated environmental impacts in subtropical and tropical waters has been welcomed as an "authoritative turning point" in the debate surrounding management of the Great Barrier Reef.

 
Nickel miners see further upside PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 14:27

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Nickel miners continued to enjoy solid share price rises today after the price of the steel-making commodity climbed to a 14-month high overnight.

 
Troy gets finance for Karouni PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 14:26

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Troy Resources says it has refinanced its debt through a new $100 million facility with Investec Bank that will allow it to bring its Karouni gold project in Guyana into production.

 
Caltex carries out oil spill probe PDF Print E-mail
AAP   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 14:23

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Caltex has been ordered to assess the impact of an oil spill on Sydney's Botany Bay during torrential rain earlier this year.

 
Gold falls on demand concerns PDF Print E-mail
AAP   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 14:20

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Gold prices have fallen to the lowest level in 10 weeks, as investors ignore tensions in Ukraine to focus on an improving US economy and falling Chinese demand for the precious metal.

 
Barrick and Newmont merger off PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 09:28

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A squabble over the future of Australian assets, including the Kalgoorlie Super Pit, is derailing merger talks between the world's biggest gold-mining companies.

 
New twist in Padbury saga PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 09:24

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Padbury Mining is expected tell shareholders when it returns from suspension that its $US6.5 billion Oakajee funding offer includes a requirement for it to find 20 per cent of the project's funding from other sources.

 
Palmer considers carbon tax stance PDF Print E-mail
AAP   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 09:21

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Federal MP Clive Palmer says his party may not support a repeal of the carbon and mining taxes.

 
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