From humble beginnings, poet Bruce Dawe became a genial voice, capturing everyday humanity with wry focus. For many Australians, he provided a first taste of verse.
BHP chairman Jac Nasser says this year will be one of BHP’s most difficult.
With costs set to run into the billions, the Samarco mine disaster will hang over BHP for some time to come.
Rescue workers remove a body from the banks of the Rio Doce, the site of the Samarco dam burst.
How culpable should BHP executives be for the deaths caused by the Samarco dam burst disaster in Brazil?
Recovery efforts are underway in Bentos Rodrigues district in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state.
BHP and Vale are under intense scrutiny following the failure of two dams associated with a joint venture iron ore mine in Brazil. It is believed 28 people have died.
Chinese investment in smaller iron-ore suppliers in Western Australia not only presents challenges for the market power of the Big 3 mining companies, but also for the viability of iron ore projects in Australia.
With several major mining projects being put on ice this week, talk has quickly turned to whether the Australian mining boom is about to go bust. Jumping on comments by the Resources Minister that “the…
There are plenty of opportunities to be seized if Brazilian mining company Vale decides to expand its operations to Australia.
Rumour has it that Brazilian mining giant Vale is eyeing up the Yilgarn region of West Australia for a new venture. Forget notions of Vale trying to invade the backyard of its prime competitors BHP Billiton…