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Author - Richard Szabo

Richard Szabo is an award-winning journalist with more than 13 years' experience in news writing at mainstream and niche media organizations. He has a specialty in mining and business reporting.

Aurelia Metals

Metal operation upgrades processing plant

A resources company has made improvements to its precious metal mine in northern New South Wales. Aurelia Metals recently upgraded the ore processing plant at its Peak Gold Mine in Cobar, 580km west...

Kirkland Lake Gold

Metal operation will be suspended within weeks

A multinational resources company will stop mining activity at multiple precious metal operations in the Northern Territory, causing hundreds of job losses. Kirkland Lake Gold has decided to suspend...

BHP trading

Mining giant caught using island to avoid paying tax

A multinational resources company must pay tax on any commodity sales even though it was facilitated by its overseas centre, a court has ruled. The High Court of Australia has found BHP Billiton...

Stanwell Corporation

Funding secured for pilot gas project in Central Qld

Queensland’s largest state-run energy company has started early work on a small scale gas project in the state’s central region. Stanwell Corporation has started a feasibility study into...

APLNG

Unprecedented gas project approved in southern Qld

One of the nation’s first fuel exploration developments for domestic use has received some regulatory approval in Queensland’s Western Downs region. The Queensland Department of Natural...

Big Island Mining

Precious metal operator fined for dirty water

A mining company has been penalised for releasing muddy water in New South Wales’ Southern Tablelands region. Big Island Mining has copped a $15,000 fine from the State Environment Protection...

North Goonyella Coal Mine

Consultant revealed behind sale of Central Qld coal mine

A professional services company is believed to be leading the sale of a struggling coal operation in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Credit Suisse Australia was reportedly selected to oversee the...