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South Pacific flotilla to protest climate change inaction at Australia coal port

Protesters from 12 South Pacific nations plan to block ships entering and leaving Australia's Port of Newcastle, the world's largest coal export terminal, this month to highlight effects they say climate change is having on their islands. Some...
1st October 2014
 
COAL

NSW commission approves BHP coal extension project

Mining giant BHP Billiton on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the New South Wales Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) to approve a modified extension of the existing Mt Arthur opencut operation. The extension would see BHP extract an addition...
1st October 2014
 
FATALITY

BHP probes Worsley alumina refinery death, operations normal

lobal miner BHP Billiton is investigating the death of a worker at its Worsley alumina refinery in Australia, the company said in a statement. Operations at the refinery were continuing normally following Monday's incident, it added.
30th September 2014
 
COAL

Australia rail group Aurizon warns ruling could hit coal investment

Australian rail haulage group Aurizon on Tuesday warned a smaller-than-expected government cap on revenue of A$4.02-billion ($3.50-billion) it can generate from its key Queensland state operations could hurt future investment in the sector. The...
30th September 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Smacked by Ebola, low prices, West Africa iron mining faces reshape

Tonkolili Plunging prices and the spread of Ebola are reshaping the iron ore mining sector in West Africa where some companies risk sinking if they cannot find new partners, lenders or owners. West African iron ore miners already are in a critical situation...
30th September 2014
 
COAL

Sumitomo, Vale to shut Isaac Plains coal mine due to low prices

Japan's Sumitomo Corp said on Monday it and partner Vale SA will shut down their Isaac Plains coal mine in Queensland, Australia by the end of January next year because of the slump in coal prices. The Isaac Plains mine, located in the coal-rich...
29th September 2014
 
COAL

Trains roll at Australia coal port after protester removed

Train movements resumed on Monday at Australia's Newcastle port, the world's largest coal export terminal, hours after a protester disrupted operations by chaining himself to tracks, the national rail network operator said on Monday. Australian...
29th September 2014
 
OIL & GAS

BHP signs petroleum expertise exchange in Mexico

Mining giant BHP Billiton has executed a memorandum of understanding with Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) to exchange oil and gas deep-water expertise. BHP’s deep-water drilling rig arrived in the Gulf of Mexico in May this year, allowing the miner...
26th September 2014
 
IRON-ORE

BHP plays down chance of recovery in iron-ore prices

Global miner BHP Billiton on Thursday played down the chance of a recovery in iron-ore prices, saying that recent declines reflected the reality of demand and supply in the market for the steel-making ingredient. iron-ore has staged a...
25th September 2014
 
COMMODITY PRICES

Australia’s BREE forecasts commodity price rebound by 2016

New data from Australia’s Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE) has suggested that commodity prices, specifically for iron-ore and coal, were set to rebound after 2016 as consumption growth started to catch up with the recent jump in...
24th September 2014
 
CHILE STRIKE

Copper miners at Chile's Escondida strike for better conditions

Workers at Escondida, the world's biggest copper mine, went on strike for 24 hours on Monday, calling the stoppage a "warning" as they seek improved working conditions. The mine's powerful union had said last week it would call out its workers...
23rd September 2014
 
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22nd September 2014
 
 
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