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Record pay out for BHP investors

Mining giant BHP has posted a 37 per cent drop in full-year net profit after taking heavy writedowns on its US shale assets that are being sold to British petroleum giant BP and US group Merit Energy.

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BMN to axe takeover bid if Poseidon raises cash

The US private equity firm stalking Poseidon Nickel is threatening to abandon its $67 million cash offer if the explorer proceeds with a capital raising flagged today.

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Alcoa workers vow to continue strike action

About 1400 Alcoa workers have voted almost unanimously in favour of an indefinite strike after failing to come to an agreement with their employer over an Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

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FMG profit slumps as China chases higher grades

Fortescue Metals Group’s annual profit has slumped 58 per cent, missing estimates, due to declining prices and demand for its iron ore from China.

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Black Mountain prepared to spend

Texas-based Black Mountain Metals has lobbed a $67 million cash bid for Poseidon Nickel, sending shares in the Andrew Forrest-backed explorer sharply higher.

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Evolution Mining post profit

Evolution Mining has lifted full-year profit 21 per cent to $263.4 million, helped by the sale of its Edna May gold mine in WA for $90 million.

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Great expectations

Lang Hancock, the man responsible for discovering the Pilbara’s enormous iron ore deposits, undoubtedly left an extraordinary legacy.

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