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 and international coal merchants in China believe the freeze is due to average...

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 a mining and chemical consultancy. Roskill Information Services predicts...

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 output and a “significant number of jobs”...

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) export boom. Australia’s LNG exports rose 37.7 per cent to...

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 a commodity pricing agency. The Steel Index found the Northern China...

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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 to industry information service Resources Monitor, there could be a gradual...

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 exploring in the state. Ian Scrimgeour from the NT Department of Mines and Energy...

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