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Palmer claims latest win in CITIC legal stoush

Clive Palmer had a win this morning in his continuing battle against the Sino Iron Ore operation that is bankrolling his bid to gain political power in tomorrow’s Federal election.

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NRW wins $137m contract at Rio’s Koodaideri

NRW Holdings’ shares have spiked on winning a $137 million earthworks contract at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara.

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Pilbara indigenous group faces insolvency

A Federal agency has put a Pilbara Aboriginal corporation that earns millions of dollars a year in mining royalties from Rio Tinto in the hands of insolvency experts over governance and financial issues.

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Calls for deepened Latin American ASX presence

Latin America’ s mining sector has been encouraged to step up its presence on the A$2 trillion Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) as the ASX continues to underpin substantial capital raising and equity market listings for exploration and mining plays.

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Calls for further investment in lithium

The global lithium market needs investment of at least US$12 billion ($17.32 billion) in just the next five years if it is to have any realistic hope of matching supply with demand, according to the President of Californian-based Global Lithium LLC Joe Lowry.

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Iron ore price hits five-year high

The price of WA’s most important economic commodity, iron ore, has jumped to fresh five-year highs overnight as supply interruptions combine with strong demand to leave stockpiles in China dwindling.

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industry insight

The need to dig deeper

Australia is endowed with a rich geological bounty and leads the world in mineral

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Products and Technology

MX3 cone crusher makes its debut

Metso’s revolutionary Multi-Action cone crusher series has a new addition, with the MX3 launched on the opening day of bauma 2019.

People and Projects

Focusing on the little things

In the middle of March this year, 31 workers at a mining camp in Karratha became sick.

Occupational Health and Safety

The technology offering a safer and more productive future

Technology at the forefront of the industry is helping to make minesites safer and more productive.

interview

Stamping out slavery

How much do you know about William Wilberforce, Mary Prince, Thomas Clarkson or Granville Sharp?

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