Hamersley locks in 4.3% iron ore price rise

RIO Tinto iron ore subsidiary Hamersley Iron said today it has thrashed out a price agreement with Japanese...

Capital markets

26 MARCH 2001

BHP expected to write-off Orinoco HBI plant

BHP is this week expected to write-off its US$300 million investment in the Orinoco hot briquetted iron...

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26 MARCH 2001

CVRD secures 4.3% price rise from Ilva

BRAZILIAN iron ore giant CVRD says it has won a 4.3% price increase from Italian steel maker Ilva SpA,...

Capital markets

22 MARCH 2001

WA government stands by HBI royalty relief package

WESTERN Australia's Development Minister, Clive Brown, has said the state's new Labor government remains...

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22 MARCH 2001

Ivanhoe to acquire Pasminco's Long Plains magnetite deposit

IVANHOE Mines has reached an agreement in principle to acquire Pasminco's Long Plains magnetite deposit...

Capital markets

20 MARCH 2001

Miner killed at Portman's Koolyanobbing operation

A WORKER was killed at Portman's Koolyanobbing iron ore open pit early this morning, the second fatality...

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20 MARCH 2001

Kingstream shake-up sees Ken Court return to the helm

LESS than a year after appointing a new-look board led by former British chancellor of the exchequer...

Capital markets

16 MARCH 2001

AuIron sells first pig iron, joins S&P/ASX 200 index

AUIRON Energy said today it has sold the first 27 tonne parcel of pig iron from the demonstration plant...

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15 MARCH 2001

Robe's West Angelas construction advances with Clough port contract

THE start-up of Robe River's controversial $800 million West Angelas iron ore development has moved a...

Capital markets

09 MARCH 2001

Portman posts 2c dividend on strong profit

AUSTRALIAN iron ore group Portman has declared a 2c per share unfranked dividend after posting a $3.1...

Capital markets

09 MARCH 2001

CVRD, BHP turn attention to Ferteco

AS THE iron ore mining industry waits to see whether Mitsui will scuttle BHP's US$332 million bid for...

Capital markets

08 MARCH 2001

Rio loses patience over delays to Canadian takeover

RIO Tinto said it had asked for permission of Canadian securities regulators to send its formal takeover...

Capital markets

05 MARCH 2001