Wednesday 2nd Sep, 2015
Grain. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Solid year predicted for NSW grain

Consistent and well-spread rainfall events so far this season should see at least an average season for New South Wales…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

Bank exposure to coal projects ‘drowning in greenwash’

Australia’s biggest banks seem more concerned with disclosing how much paper they recycle than their lending exposure to coal mines,…
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Kockums designed and supplied several sections of the minor component handling system for Sanitarium’s new gluten-free Weet-bix.

Kockums develops additives system for gluten free Weet-bix

In an effort to provide for a more health-conscious populace, food producer Sanitarium has designed a gluten free version of…
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The new way of changing belts: two conveyor belt winders are positioned on the ground, 90 degrees to the conveyor system and in-line with turning frames. The turning frames are mounted on stands that are bolted to the conveyor system.

Clever conveyor belt change method wins BHP gong

Chris Ryde, a senior maintenance planner at BHP Billiton’s Area C iron ore mine, was recently recognised at the company’s…
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Hockey hints possible funding for Adani rail line

Australian treasurer Joe Hockey says he’s working with Queensland treasurer Curtis Pitt to convince Indian conglomerate Adani to build its…
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Iron ore train - credit BHP Billiton

Stubborn BHP lowers China steel forecast

After months of denying speculation that China’s steelmaking would not keep pace with earlier forecasts, major Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton…
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Fortescue Chief Executive Officer Andrew Forrest aboard the first train loaded with iron ore. Photo: FMG

Fortescue spruiks assets as profit slumps

A year of declining commodities prices have led many to question the future viability of Australia’s third player in iron…
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Boss of driller Boart steps down as losses continue

Drilling company Boart Longyear is looking for its next chief executive, after Richard O’Brien announced on Monday he would step…
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GrainCorp expansion - Credit GrainCorp

New executive appointments at GrainCorp

Grain receival and storage business GrainCorp announced the appointment of three new members to its executive leadership team on Tuesday,…
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