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Mining giant BHP Billiton can defend its credit rating by scrapping its controversial progressive dividend policy, ratings agency Standard and Poor’s says.
Thousands of fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers who lost their jobs at resources projects over the past six years are in line for a cash windfall after a landmark ruling in the Fair Work Commission.
WA’s last gold roaster is being put to use by tiddler Beacon Minerals, which has struck a deal to treat refractory ore at Northern Star Resources’ Kanowna Belle processing plant.
Whitehaven Coal has swung to a profit in the first half of the financial year and has topped its guidance for underlying earnings on the back of record volumes.
 

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Even as a boy Tim Cahill knew he would forever be on the field.