Melanie Burton

BHP iron ore output rebounds in fourth-quarter, set for modest growth in 2019/20

17 Jul 2019

MELBOURNE BHP Group Ltd , the world's biggest miner, on Tuesday reported a rebound in iron ore output in the fourth quarter after a cyclone hit production in March, and forecast modest output growth in 2019/20 amid a surge in prices.

Future tense: Fastest-growing market Asia rethinks coal's prospects

04 Jul 2019

NUSA DUA, Indonesia After riding China's demand train for nearly two decades, Asia's coal industry is looking to a future of smaller markets and slimmer pickings, as buying declines in the world's second-biggest economy and climate change concerns blunt demand.

Asia's coal developers feeling left out by cold shoulder from banks

25 Jun 2019

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Developers of coal mines and coal-fired power plants in Asia are facing difficulties growing their businesses as global financial institutions refuse to back their projects to avoid criticism over climate change, industry participants said on Tuesday.

Lower for longer: Supply glut in focus as Asia's biggest coal meet begins

24 Jun 2019

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Slowing economic growth in China is weighing on demand expectations for thermal coal in the world's biggest market for the fuel, while global moves toward cleaner energy are compounding problems arising from a glut in supply.

RPT-Australian rare earth miners push development deals to counter China grip

17 Jun 2019

* Australia has pipeline of new projects closest to development

Australian rare earth miners push development deals to counter China grip

14 Jun 2019

MELBOURNE Rare earth developers in Australia say they are edging closer to signing deals with new customers that would drive forward their projects amid mounting global supply concerns over the minerals that are crucial to high-tech industries.

Adani wins green light for long awaited Australian coal mine

13 Jun 2019

MELBOURNE India's Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management.

Australia's Clean Teq to offload half of battery metals project

04 Jun 2019

MELBOURNE Australian mine developer Clean Teq said on Tuesday it was looking to sell a stake in its nickel, cobalt and scandium project in central New South Wales, as it seeks a cornerstone partner to help fund development.

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