The fate of one of the biggest lithium deposits in WA is set to rest on whether the Supreme Court finds the content of an email exchange and telephone call constitutes a contract for the sale of lithium rights to Kidman Resources’ Earl Grey project.
Alcoa has secured a power source for its struggling Victorian aluminium smelter after months of uncertainty about the facility's future.
WA Labor has set itself on a collision course with industry after revealing it could remove the environment minister’s ability to approve projects and hand the powers to a third umpire.
BHP Billiton and Vale have put a June 30 deadline on the conclusion of negotiations with the Brazilian government for the settlement of a $63.1 billion damages claim over the Samarco tailings dam disaster.
Moody’s Investor Services has joined other ratings agencies in upgrading Fortescue Metal Group’s credit rating, saying the company’s strong balance sheet position will survive a fall in iron ore prices.