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Lang Hancock’s life, love and bankruptcy resurrected in ‘clash of the dynasties’

Lang Hancock’s life, love and bankruptcy resurrected in ‘clash of the dynasties’

The fall of Lang Hancock’s business fortunes in his marriage to Rose Porteous is again a question before the Supreme Court of Western Australia as his grandchild Bianca Rinehart seeks to recover court evidence in her claim to his iron throne.

  • by Aja Styles

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BHP’s iron ore output ‘on track’ for big year as prices fly higher

BHP’s iron ore output ‘on track’ for big year as prices fly higher

Australia’s top miner has reported record-breaking iron ore output as the soaring price of the steel-making raw material nears $US190 a tonne.

  • by Nick Toscano
Rio Tinto’s new CEO Stausholm navigates tough first quarter
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Rio Tinto’s new CEO Stausholm navigates tough first quarter

Rio Tinto has lifted its shipments of iron ore during the March quarter, as China drives greater demand and global economic growth begins to rebound.

  • by Nick Toscano
Stokes takes back seat as Seven Group raises $500 million

Stokes takes back seat as Seven Group raises $500 million

The latest capital raising that will reduce billionaire Kerry Stokes’ grip on the company, help Seven pay down its debt and potentially fuel more acquisitions.

  • by Sarah Danckert
Australian miners Orocobre, Galaxy to create $4 billion lithium giant

Australian miners Orocobre, Galaxy to create $4 billion lithium giant

Heavyweight deal will see Orocobre buy Galaxy through a scheme of arrangement to create the world’s fifth-largest lithium chemicals producer.

  • by Nick Toscano
Scott Morrison’s net zero target will not be at the expense of mining profits

Scott Morrison’s net zero target will not be at the expense of mining profits

Scott Morrison says Australia’s net zero carbon emissions by 2050 target won’t be at the expense of jobs or ‘big earnings’ on his first ever visit to the nation’s engine room in the Pilbara.

  • by Peter de Kruijff
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Lack of prosecution for destruction of mythical serpent’s tail angers Kimberley traditional owners

Lack of prosecution for destruction of mythical serpent’s tail angers Kimberley traditional owners

Traditional owners in the Kimberley are considering their legal options to seek compensation after the WA government decided not to pursue a case against a granite mining company which allegedly damaged a heritage site.

  • by Peter de Kruijff
Hunter Valley mines from the air
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Hunter Valley mines from the air

Drone footage shows the size and extent of mines and proposed mine sites in the Hunter Valley.

Explosive attacks against Gina Rinehart yet to be quelled in Hope Downs clash

Explosive attacks against Gina Rinehart yet to be quelled in Hope Downs clash

The mining magnate’s promise to ‘blow’ her children out of WA Supreme Court proceedings simply ignited fresh attacks against her.

  • by Aja Styles
BHP to ride EV, green power revolution as copper, nickel demand set to soar

BHP to ride EV, green power revolution as copper, nickel demand set to soar

Australia’s top miner expects demand for copper to double and nickel to quadruple on the accelerating rollout of electric cars, solar panels and wind farms.

  • by Nick Toscano
‘Never again’: Rio Tinto chair to oversee reforms before exit

‘Never again’: Rio Tinto chair to oversee reforms before exit

Rio Tinto’s chairman has vowed to use his remaining time at the top miner overseeing the roll-out of reforms to prevent another Juukan Gorge disaster.

  • by Nick Toscano