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Seven Group Holdings unveils profit

Seven Group Holdings has continued its golden run of earnings results, today unveiling a surge in revenue that boosted underlying profit by half to US$324 ($479) million.

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Iluka Resources shares slide on zircon alarm bells

Iluka Resources has warned of lower sales volumes of zircon, lower price realisations for the commodity and higher operating costs in the second half.

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Emeco hits earnings targets but shares slump

Shares in mining equipment supplier Emeco Holdings have for the second time this year slumped on the announcement of results due to misunderstandings about a US$61 ($90) million purchase of new equipment.

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Western Areas flags skill shortage headwinds

Western Areas has acknowledged a growing skills shortage in the resources sector as the nickel miner posted a 20 per cent lift in profit to $14.2 million on higher volumes and higher prices for its products.

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Monadelphous warns of labour squeeze

Monadelphous Group has joined other WA companies warning of growing competition for skilled labour after recording a 29 per cent fall in annual profit to $50.6 million and cutting its dividend.

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BHP doubles profit and reveals record payout

BHP will shower shareholders with a record final dividend of US78c ($1.15) a share after posting an underlying profit of US$9.1 billion ($13.4 billion), which was well short of the US$10 billion ($15 billion) some analysts had been expecting.

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industry insight

Rare earths crisis presents opportunity

As the United States and China continue their trade war, the latter’s ‘real and present threat’ to

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Products and Technology

Training today for the jobs of tomorrow

With the jobs of tomorrow increasingly influenced by robotics and automation, industry stakeholders have partnered to introduce the  rst nationally recognised

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People and Projects

Trucking towards energy collaboration

While collaboration has long been touted as integral across all levels of the mining value chain, particularly at a small- cap and mid-tier level where

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Occupational Health and Safety

Safe mode assured for minesite workers

One person, one lock is one of the most important safety standards to adhere to when multiple people are working on one site.

interview

Capitalising on the silver lining

Starting a business from scratch is a challenge even in buoyant conditions, but doing so during an industry-wide slump would take that challenge to a whole new level.

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