Friday 27th Nov, 2015
ARTC for web final

Asciano battle could spur on ARTC sale

The battle between Qube and Brookfield over all or part of major port and rail operator Asciano could trigger a…
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Mineral Resources' businesses include Crushing Services International, PIHA, Process Minerals International, Polaris Metals and Mesa Minerals.

MinRes boss reflects on “challenging year”

Mineral Resources chairman Peter Wade says the iron ore company lost at least $369m in revenue in the last financial…
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(L to R) Peter Slattery, ConvaTech’s chairman and Boris Illetschko, Sempertrans’ general manager. Image Semperit Group.

ConvaTech distributing Sempertrans belts

Conveyor maintenance specialist ConvaTech is to distribute the conveyor belts of Sempertrans, the conveyor belt business of Austria-based Semperit Group….
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(L to R) Geoffrey Lee and Gill Wedmore at one of the test machines in Newcastle.

BHS Australia opens for business

German mixing and crushing technology group BHS-Sonthofen has recently established an Australian joint venture business in Newcastle. The local business…
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Capotex belt covers. Image Kinder Australia.

Kinder to distribute belt conveyor covers

Conveyor component specialist Kinder Australia has been appointed Australia and New Zealand distributor by Capotex for the latter’s range of…
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EziTite Hydraulic Nuts on a HPGR. Image Technofast.

Hydraulic nuts reduce HPGR downtime

Technofast Industries’ founder and CEO, John Bucknell believes that maintenance downtime on High Pressure Grind Rollers (HPGR) is being slashed…
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Asciano was said to be hesitant to open its books to a local competitor in Qube. Photo: Qube

Asciano opens books to Qube

Port and rail group Asciano has opened its books to upstart competitor Qube Holdings, after a Qube-led consortium launched a…
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Bento Rodrigues after Samarco disaster Photo Anonio Cruz Agencia Brasil Creative Commons

BHP mine signs $366m deal after Brazil disaster

Joint venture partners BHP Billiton and Vale have committed to a US$260m (AU$366m) emergency fund after a tailings dam disaster…
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The Whyalla steelworks is one of two operating steelworks in the country. Photo: Hema Maps / Jim Wilson

Jobs to go as Arrium tightens belt at Whyalla

Beleaguered iron ore and steel business Arrium will cut as many as 250 jobs at its Whyalla steelworks, as part…
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