MELBOURNE Australian iron ore miner Fortescue said on Friday that one of its driverless trucks, traveling at low speed, ran into another that was parked at its remote Western Australian operations in an incident earlier this week.
MELBOURNE Floods in Australia's Queensland state are set to disrupt the rail delivery of zinc exports to the northern port of Townsville, with the line likely to be out of action for at least a month, analysts said on Wednesday.
MELBOURNE Australian coal haulier Pacific National said on Thursday that one of its trains derailed near the Hunter Valley in New South Wales and that some services would be affected while repair work was carried out.
MELBOURNE Developers have lost a court appeal to build a coal mine in Australia's Hunter Valley over its potentially "dire" environmental impact in the country's first legal review of a coal mine project to hear evidence from a climate scientist.
SYDNEY/MELBOURNE Australia's two biggest miners on Thursday backed calls for an indigenous advisory body in parliament, saying Prime Minister Scott Morrison's opposition to the proposal did not "stand up to scrutiny".
MELBOURNE Jan 31 Australia's Fortescue Metals
Group Ltd said on Thursday it was too early to
determine the full effect of a Brazilian mine disaster on iron
ore supply, as its shares rose to a 16-month high.
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MELBOURNE Police in Australia are investigating suspicious packages sent to a wide range of embassies and consulates on Wednesday, which officials said included the U.S. and British missions in Melbourne, but there were no reports of harm to staff. | Video
MELBOURNE Australia is seeking investment to develop a battery industry to wring more value from its minerals wealth, the government said in a report on Tuesday.
KUALA LUMPUR/MELBOURNE Australian rare earths miner Lynas Corporation said on Wednesday that it would consider legal options after Malaysia added new conditions to license renewals for its $800 million plant in the country, sending Lynas shares sharply lower.