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'Blade Runner' in the dust: Rio backs $2.6 billion iron ore mine in West Australia

29 Nov 2018

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Global miner Rio Tinto on Thursday formally pledged to plough billions of dollars into a futuristic iron ore mine in the red dirt of Western Australia, upping expected costs by nearly a fifth while lifting its projected output.

UPDATE 3-'Blade Runner' in the dust: Rio backs $2.6 bln iron ore mine in West Australia

29 Nov 2018

* Koodaideri mine capital cost rises to $2.6 bln from $2.2 bln

India's Adani says to fully fund its troubled Australia coal project

29 Nov 2018

India's Adani Enterprises will fully fund its coal mine and rail project in Australia itself, the company said on Thursday, taking a big step closer to building the long-touted project that has faced fierce resistance from green groups.

UPDATE 2-India's Adani says to fully fund its troubled Australia coal project

29 Nov 2018

* Green groups have strongly opposed the development (Adds Adani, green group comment)

Papua New Guinea paves way for long-awaited Exxon, Total LNG expansion

16 Nov 2018

PORT MORESBY/MELBOURNE A long-awaited project led by France's Total SA that will help double liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from Papua New Guinea has come another step closer, with the government agreeing to set financial terms early next year.

UPDATE 1-Papua New Guinea paves way for long-awaited Exxon, Total LNG expansion

16 Nov 2018

* Long-awaited expansion to help double LNG exports from nation

Papua New Guinea paves way for Exxon, Total LNG expansion

16 Nov 2018

* Long-awaited expansion to help double LNG exports from nation

RPT-Rocket fuel: Australia targets hydrogen as next big energy export

13 Nov 2018

* Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries working to drive down costs

Rocket fuel: Australia targets hydrogen as next big energy export

13 Nov 2018

* Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries working to drive down costs

Australian state looks to beef up grid for solar, wind power

12 Nov 2018

MELBOURNE Australia's most populous state of New South Wales outlined plans on Monday to speed development of A$2.6 billion ($1.9 billion) worth of transmission capacity to hook up more wind and solar power.

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