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Australia's Fortescue bumps up free cash flow on premium iron ore

2:09am BST

MELBOURNE Australia's Fortescue Metals Group Ltd nearly doubled its cash on hand in the third quarter after buoyant prices and a move into premium products raised the prices it received for its iron ore.

How do miners dispose of their waste in the sea?

11 Oct 2019

MELBOURNE Sea disposal of mining waste could spread as Indonesia weighs adopting the technique for new nickel projects, as Papua New Guinea is doing for a gold mine proposed by Australia's Newcrest Mining .

Explainer: How do miners dispose of their waste in the sea?

11 Oct 2019

MELBOURNE Sea disposal of mining waste could spread as Indonesia weighs adopting the technique for new nickel projects, as Papua New Guinea is doing for a gold mine proposed by Australia's Newcrest Mining.

EXPLAINER-How do miners dispose of their waste in the sea?

11 Oct 2019

MELBOURNE, Oct 11 Sea disposal of mining waste could spread as Indonesia weighs adopting the technique for new nickel projects, as Papua New Guinea is doing for a gold mine proposed by Australia's Newcrest Mining.

As Fortescue taps Guinea, China eyes broader iron ore supply sources: CEO

10 Oct 2019

MELBOURNE China is looking beyond current suppliers like Australia to procure raw materials in future as its steel demand continues to grow, the chief executive of the world's No. 4 iron ore producer Fortescue Metals Group warned on Thursday.

Australian mining lobby launches ad blitz urging reforms after coal projects blocked

24 Sep 2019

MELBOURNE An influential lobby group for Australia's multi-billion dollar coal mining industry has launched an advertising blitz to rally public support for an overhaul of state planning laws after a commission blocked new projects citing climate change concerns.

Australian mining lobby launches ad blitz urging reforms after coal projects blocked

24 Sep 2019

* Campaign targets change in New South Wales state planning laws

Australian state rejects Korea-led coal project on climate concerns

18 Sep 2019

MELBOURNE Korea Electric Power Corp's Bylong coal project was rejected by a state commission in New South Wales on Wednesday marking a third coal project in Australia knocked back this year that cited climate change concerns.

UPDATE 1-Australian lithium recovery seen by mid-2020 as EV production revs up

18 Sep 2019

MELBOURNE, Sept 18 Strong demand from the electric-vehicle sector alongside supply cuts should help Australian lithium miners recover towards the middle of next year, earlier than expected, industry executives said on Wednesday.

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups

04 Sep 2019

MELBOURNE Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups that advocate for policies inconsistent with the Paris climate change agreement.

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