Gorgon LNG in need of repairs after one shipment
2016-04-06
The newly productive Gorgon LNG plant is facing a two month shutdown due to technical problems, mere weeks after Chevron's first and only shipment of gas from Barrow Island.
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Australian miners embroiled in Panama Papers scandal
2016-04-06
Australian miners that own assets in North Korea have become embroiled in the Panama Papers scandal, which have brought to light possible collusion in breaking UN sanctions.
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Urine drug testing given all-clear at Goonyella
2016-04-06
New drug testing arrangements at the Goonyella Riverside Mine will continue as planned following a Supreme Court decision in favour of operator BMA.
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Ausdrill sues Senex
2016-04-06
Ausdrill subsidiary Energy Drilling Australia has sued Senex Energy for an alleged breach of contract.
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Arrium enters voluntary administration
2016-04-06
Steel and iron ore business Arrium announced this morning that it has appointed Grant Thornton as administrators.
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WA School of Mining students shot in botched drug deal
2016-04-06
Two Curtin University students were shot in a botched drug deal last night in New Orleans, after competing in the 38th International Collegiate Mining Games in Montana.
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Glencore sells 40 per cent stake in agricultural units
2016-04-06
Glencore has announced an agreement to sell $2.5 billion of its Agricultural Products to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Canada's largest pension fund.
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Iron ore stays above US$50
2016-04-06
The iron ore price has maintained headway, staying above the half century mark.
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Isaac Plains produces first coal
2016-04-06
Stanmore Coal announces first coal has been processed at its Isaac Plains mine.
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Clough wins Woodside contract
2016-04-06
Clough has been awarded an engineering services contract for Woodside.
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Latest fire protection systems set for May release
2016-04-06
Victaulic will launch the new Installation Ready FireLock Fittings, a range of fire protection system fittings, in May. The fittings will require fewer fasteners which creates more efficiency in the workplace.
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Perth-made drill riser innovation boosts deep water oil industry
2016-04-06
Australian Marine and Offshore Group has released the Longitudinal Groove Suppression (LGS) drill riser buoyancy system to improve drilling in the deep water oil industry.
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Port Hedland sets record monthly shipping tonnage
2016-04-05
Monthly iron ore shipments from Port Hedland have hit record numbers, which hit 39.53 million tonnes in March.
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Rio Tinto goes to trial over Forge collapse
2016-04-05
Rio Tinto has gone to trial over $185 million in claimed losses as a result of the collapse of engineering company Forge Group in 2014.
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Hybrid coal technology proposal could double power output
2016-04-05
Coal-fired energy producers may gain access to a way to boost efficiency and halve their carbon emissions, thanks to a new hybrid coal gasification system developed by US scientists.
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Miner suing for millions over brain damage incident
2016-04-05
A miner who received brain damage in a traffic accident after his shift is suing his employers for $2.5 million.
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PYBAR enters co-marketing agreement in Africa
2016-04-05
PYBAR has signed an agreement with Capital Drilling for the co-marketing of underground hard rock mining services in Africa.
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Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft supply BHP Billiton with enterprise solution
2016-04-05
Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft will install an enterprise historian at BHP iron ore operations to provide greater visibility into production data.
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Deswik launches new survey functionality for underground mining
2016-04-05
Deswik new software features a new survey functionality for underground surveyors in mining environments.
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New program combines indigenous culture and science
2016-04-05
A new BHP funded summer school program has combined science with indigenous culture to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to seek jobs in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
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What to do when machines take our jobs? Give everyone free money for doing nothing
2016-04-04
As automation becomes more prevalent, what happens to those unprepared for the change in industry?
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Downer and FMG end Christmas Creek contract
2016-04-04
Downer's contract at Fortescue Metals‘ Christmas Creek mine will not be renewed as the miner moves to a an owner-operator model.
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Workers walk off site after not being paid
2016-04-04
Workers have walked off the former Anglo American's Callide coal mine after allegedly failing to be paid for work done.
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Anglo American sells off majority stake in Foxleigh
2016-04-04
Anglo American has made major moves to exit its Australian assets with the sale of a majority stake in the Foxleigh coal mine.
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Largest ever blue diamond set to sell for a record breaking $US45m
2016-04-04
The largest vivid blue diamond ever put up for auction will go on sale at Christie's fine art and jewellery auction house in Geneva Switzerland.
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Mining's deadliest minerals [infographic]
2016-04-04
Mining is a dangerous job, but it becomes that much harder when what you mine can be a hazard to your health.
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Dragonfly threatened by Wollongong Coal expansion
2016-04-03
The Russell Vale Colliery, already closed down due to financial concerns, may soon face a permanent end to expansion plans due to a rare, giant dragonfly.
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RCR to exit coal mining
2016-04-03
RCR has announced its plan to exit coal services, amid its other businesses, cutting close to 300 in the process.
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Carmichael coal approved, construction to start in 2017
2016-04-03
The Queensland Government has approved mining leases for the Carmichael coal mine, marking one of the largest approvals of its kind in the state's history.
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Iron ore prices drop amid Chinese future confidence
2016-03-31
Iron ore has dropped toward $US50 per tonne, the first loss in four weeks, as the US dollar strengthens. It comes amid predictions from investment groups, including Goldman Sachs, that recent increases are not likely to continue.
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