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Authority rejects $39B resources compensation bid

Reimbursements will take longer to reach victims of a mining infrastructure disaster. Authorities recently refused their share in a US$25.7 billion (A$39B) offer in the aftermath of the 2015 Samarco...


Mining giants offer $39B in compensation

Victims of a catastrophic resources infrastructure failure could be reimbursed for further damages. BHP, Vale and their Samarco joint venture recently increased their compensation offer for the 2015...

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Resources giant offers $9B for five competing mines

A multinational mining company is set to acquire five operations from a rival. BHP recently received approval to start working on its proposed $9.6 billion takeover offer for OZ Minerals (OZL)...

BHP hit with $7.2b lawsuit after Brazil mine disaster

The Brazilian Government intends to sue Samarco, Vale and BHP for $7.2b for clean-up costs and damages after dams collapsed at their iron ore operation in Minas Gerais killing 13 people. According to...

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Digging deep by design

[hr]A team from the University of Melbourne set about to develop an advanced level of software to optimise access and haulage in underground mine design. This is the result…[hr] AUTHORS MARCUS BRAZIL...

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