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UPDATE 4-Australia's Lynas bets growth plan will smooth license issues, fend off rival

21 May 2019

* Spending plan may help renewal of Malaysian plant's license

Australia's conservative government on course for 'miracle' election victory

19 May 2019

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes and rural townships. | Video

Mining magnate aims to be kingmaker after Australian election

17 May 2019

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY A billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in Saturday's general election.

Mining magnate aims to be kingmaker after Australian election

17 May 2019

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY A billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in Saturday's general election.

Australia's St Barbara snaps up Canada's Atlantic Gold for $536 mln

15 May 2019

MELBOURNE Australian gold miner St Barbara said on Wednesday it will buy smaller Canadian peer Atlantic Gold Corp for C$722 million ($536 million), marking a second overseas acquisition for cashed-up Australian producers.

RPT-REFILE-ANALYSIS-In a sunset industry, economics of Adani's Australian coal mine questioned

13 May 2019

* China, Japan thermal coal imports from Australia in decline

In a sunset industry, economics of Adani's Australian coal mine questioned

10 May 2019

MELBOURNE/SINGAPORE A crash in Australian thermal coal prices is raising fresh questions about the viability of a controversial $4 billion coal mine just a week ahead of a national election in which climate change is a key issue.

RPT-Wesfarmers' soft bid for Kidman spotlights lithium's financing issues

06 May 2019

* Banks reluctant to finance lithium mines because of price risk

Wesfarmers' soft bid for Kidman spotlights lithium's financing issues

03 May 2019

MELBOURNE Wesfarmers Ltd's bid for Australia's Kidman Resources undervalues the lithium miner, analysts said on Friday, reflecting the financing difficulties the sector faces even as electric car makers warn of raw material shortages.

Australian battery materials plant eyes financing deal by end-June

03 May 2019

GREENVALE, Australia Nickel miner Australian Mines hopes to lock in funds for a planned A$1.3 billion ($935 million) battery materials plant by end-June, its chief executive said, despite volatile prices that have crimped lending to the new energy sector.

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