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Western Australia’s $48.4B iron ore sector continues to dominate the state’s income stream, accounting for 75% of all royalties/payments

An international legal campaign that began nearly five years ago has ended in devastation for UK-based Churchill Mining after an international arbitration tribunal dismissed its claim for $1.3B compensation over the decision by an Indonesian local authority in 2008 to revoke a coal exploitation licence. John Feary reports

Iluka Resources has identified new management plans for the tailings dams at Sierra Rutile's operations in Sierra Leone, allowing the £215M takeover that will double its rutile resource base to proceed.

Philippines’ nickel ore output plunges, with more mine closures expected to exacerbate the fall

English site's access and market advantages support its selection as the site for a refinery to treat output of Peak Resources' Ngualla rare earths project in Tanzania.

Benefiting from stronger gold prices and despite heavy rain, Australian gold production has risen to 75,000t in the Sept 16 qtr

Australian taxation consultant Sean Neary* turns to the tragedy of explorers Burke and Wills - they made the first known north-south crossing of the continent in 1860-61 without quite making it all the way back again - to find a comparison for new rules on tax deductibility for mineral exploration.

Increased Chinese Australian and Indian iron ore imports in Oct sees total imports set to top 1B t in FY/CY2016

Barrick Gold is checking the bona fides of a Chinese company’s $1.3B bid for 50% of Barrick’s last remaining Aussie asset, the giant Kalgoorlie open pit

Despite increased coal prices, BHP-Billiton spin-off South32 says it won’t be investing in thermal coal because of lower demand fears based on climate concerns

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