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Sales commissions spark multimillion-dollar feud

Sales commissions paid between BHP and its iron ore marketing company in Singapore are at the centre of the multimillion-dollar feud between the mining giant and the State Government.

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Middle Island gets cash for Sandstone revival

WA junior Middle Island Resources has got the US$1 ($1.4) million it sought to advance plans to revive the Sandstone gold project in the East Murchison.

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Galaxy supercharges Mt Cattlin lithium estimates

ASX-listed lithium miner Galaxy Resources has lifted its estimate of resources at its Mt Cattlin project near Ravensthorpe after drilling pointed to a stronger reserve.

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Ramelius harbours mid-tier ambition

Ramelius Resources Managing Director Mark Zeptner says the company is likely to take a spell from its feverish pace of corporate activity in the coming months to assess its newly acquired Tampia gold project.

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BHP’s runaway train derails iron ore output

BHP Group’s second-quarter iron ore production has fallen 9 per cent and the mining giant has flagged a US$600 million ($840 million) hit due to production disruptions at its copper and iron ore operations.

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Premier McGowan urges BHP to cut a royalties deal

Premier Mark McGowan has personally urged BHP boss Mike Henry to cut a deal over a royalties rip-off that has short-changed WA by up to $300 million and went undetected for more than a decade.

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industry insight

Mining’s place in the future energy mix

On December 12, 2015, leaders from 195 countries reached a landmark agreement to combat climate

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Products & Technology

Mapping a mineral future

A telescope burrowing 300km beneath Australia’s vast and parched land may seem more of a Jules Verne thought bubble than a not-too-distant scientific reality, but such a

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People & Projects

Mining for community spirit

Whether it is in the form of a fundraising bike ride, painting a company truck in the colours of a rescue service or giving financial support, there are many mining

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Occupational Health and Safety

From high vis to health monitoring?

The impact of recent technological advancement on mining processes and efficiencies is well documented – almost to the point of

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interview

Six-year nickel slide subsides

It has been a prolonged and frustrating drought, but the long-sought turning point for those working with nickel may finally be around the corner.

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