Thursday 8th Oct, 2015
Grain. Photo: Shutterstock.

Glencore to sell agricultural assets in debt move

Glencore looks set to sell a minority stake in its agricultural business, which owns roughly 30,000 hectares of farmland across NSW,…
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Money. Photo: Jim Wilson

Workers should get bonuses despite strikes: FWC

Mining companies should pay workers productivity allowances while they are on strike, according to a new decision from the Fair…
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Train on its way to WICET. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon could be biggest loser in WICET fallout

Aurizon says a dispute with the owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) over payments for the terminal’s rail…
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Ship loading iron ore at Port Hedland. Photo: Fortescue Metals Group

FMG share bump raises asset sale chatter

A lift in Fortescue Metals Group’s share price despite a two-month low in the iron ore price has raised speculation…
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C-frame spreader for Sandvik’s Huolinhe I project in China.

Sandvik to sell materials handling business

Mining equipment manufacturer Sandvik is to sell its mining systems business, the product area responsible for the design and engineering…
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Kason’s Centri-Sifter Pneumati-Sifter centrifugal separator.

Kason buys Kek-Gardner

Kason Corporation, a US-based manufacturer of screening, sifting and fluid bed processing equipment, has acquired Kek-Gardner, a UK-based manufacturer of…
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Glencore has interests in coal and grain, among others. Photo: Shutterstock

Glencore’s market rollercoaster

Concerns over Glencore’s $71 billion debt pile have wreaked havoc on the commodities multinational’s share price, and the wider global…
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Freight rail regulation. Photo: Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator

Union boss wants ACCC to watch freight rail

The Rail Tram and Bus Union says it will approve of Brookfield’s takeover of Asciano if the Australian Competition and…
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Frydenberg on the Bolt Report. Photo: Channel Ten

Mining minister Frydenberg: Coal here to stay

WATCH: New minister for resources, energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg has assuaged concerns that the new Turnbull Government could…
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