Tag: China

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Coal orders stop as China orders a freeze on imports

New Australian coal orders are being suspended after China ordered a freeze on further imports. Major buyers in China

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Bright future forecast for lithium industry

Electrifying growth in lithium-ion sales is expected to lift demand for raw minerals used to make batteries, according to

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Rio Tinto Boyne Aluminium Smelter

Heaps of jobs to go for metal operation in CQ

A multinational company is planning huge redundancies for its metal processing operations in Central Queensland. Boyne Aluminum Smelter will cut

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Brendan Pearson - Minerals Council of Australia

Industry advises against killing off trade partnership

Australia should avoid prematurely killing-off a multinational trade partnership says one of the nation’s leading industry bodies for the exploration, mining

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New projects help gas exports boom to $17.9bn

Plenty of new projects across coastal Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia have triggered a liquefied natural gas (LNG)

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Iron ore

Iron ore prices soar to 15-month high

Mining iron ore could become more profitable again, with the value of ferrous metal rising to encouraging heights again says

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Dump trucks

Mining production on the rise says data

Boom times could be just around the corner, following new research showing mining production is on the increase. According

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Lithium industry expected to boom in NT

The Northern Territory is hoping to tap into the growing lithium market, with a record number of mining companies

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Peabody’s bankruptcy claim is a symbol of coal’s end

The announcement that Peabody Energy, the world’s largest non-government coal company, is to file for bankruptcy in the United

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Mining outlook: volatility will force cuts to operations and jobs

  The global economic environment has generated a number of significant challenges for the Australian mining industry. Slowing economic

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