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Australian govt watchdog flags $30t iron ore price fall this year and more the year after on China industrial growth doubts

Donald Trump ... Bill Gates ... and Greenpeace founder Patrick Moore are all providing positive signs for Berkeley Energia as it begins construction of its Salamanca uranium mine in western Spain.

The recovery of global coal prices over the last 12 months has impelled Prophecy Development to once again ponder the potential to reopen the Ulaan Ovoo mine in Mongolia.

The sixth project added to copper-gold miner OZ Minerals' regional exploration partnerships scheme will see Adelaide privateer Red Tiger Resources target previously overlooked IOCG mineralisation that could match its under-development Carrapateena project in South Australia.

Atlas says WA iron export subsidies needed to contain costs at its Corunna Downs direct shipping ore project in the Pilbara region.

A bid by leading Australian charter airline companies VARA and Alliance to team up to bid for and operate services to the still busy fly-in, fly-out mining sector is likely to be blocked by the nation's competition watchdog, which claims the customers will see few if any benefits of the deal.

Vale aims to set new levels of production, efficiency, costs and technology from its $14.3B S11D iron ore mine and plant complex in Brazil.

Western Australia’s $48.4B iron ore sector continues to dominate the state’s income stream, accounting for 75% of all royalties/payments

An international legal campaign that began nearly five years ago has ended in devastation for UK-based Churchill Mining after an international arbitration tribunal dismissed its claim for $1.3B compensation over the decision by an Indonesian local authority in 2008 to revoke a coal exploitation licence. John Feary reports

Iluka Resources has identified new management plans for the tailings dams at Sierra Rutile's operations in Sierra Leone, allowing the £215M takeover that will double its rutile resource base to proceed.


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