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Melanie Burton

Exclusive: Barrick offers PNG landowners a stake to resolve Porgera mine dispute

29 May 2020

SINGAPORE/MELBOURNE Barrick Gold Corp has offered an extra 15% stake in its Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea to local landowners, according to a letter from its CEO, in a bid to break an impasse with the national government over the mine's future.

Australia PM pushes jobs, Victoria to resume tourism as virus eases

24 May 2020

MELBOURNE Australia's prime minister stressed the need to create jobs as a way to minimise government welfare spending, while the country's second-most populous state Victoria set out measures to resume tourism to regions ravaged by bushfires and virus-linked curbs.

CORRECTED-RPT-China to slash H2 coal imports to back domestic miners, analysts say

22 May 2020

* No sign of China to single out Australian coal imports -analysts

CORRECTED-China to slash H2 coal imports to back domestic miners, analysts say

22 May 2020

* No sign of China to single out Australian coal imports -analysts

Australia reassures on China iron ore processing changes

21 May 2020

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE The Australian government said on Thursday a change in China's iron ore inspection procedures should streamline customs clearance of Australian shipments, reassuring markets worried about deteriorating ties between Canberra and Beijing.

CORRECTED-China to slash H2 coal imports to back domestic miners, analysts say

21 May 2020

* No sign of China to single out Australian coal imports -analysts

Australia opens up domestic life further as China dispute lingers

20 May 2020

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Australian officials announced a raft of plans on Wednesday to speed up the resumption of public life to boost the ailing economy amid a diplomatic spat with major trading partner China. | Video

Mining companies rush to shield indigenous communities from coronavirus

20 May 2020

MELBOURNE Big mining companies that rely on indigenous workforces or operate near remote communities have acted fast to curb the spread of the coronavirus and avoid a public health crisis that could damage their reputations.

RPT-Copper takes aim at COVID-19 with virus-killer coatings

11 May 2020

* Copper can kill 96% of new coronavirus within hours - study

El cobre apunta contra el COVID-19 con recubrimientos que matan diversos virus

08 May 2020

MELBOURNE, 8 mayo En una planta de manufacturas de un sector suburbano, el ingeniero Byron Kennedy está reconfigurando una máquina para que rocíe una capa de cobre en la manilla de una puerta, buscando usar las propiedades antivirales del metal para contrarrestar la amenaza de la pandemia del COVID-19.

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