Thyssen moots sale of iron ore miner, to continue with pelletising plant

GERMANY'S steel giant, Thyssen Krupp Stahl, is planning to quit the iron ore business in Brazil but will...

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20 DECEMBER 2000

Kingstream granted reprieve on iron and steel project deadline

KINGSTREAM Steel today said Western Australian Minister for Resources Development Colin Barnett has granted...

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19 DECEMBER 2000

Austeel releases environmental review of $5b iron ore project

AUSTEEL today released a public environmental review (PER) of its $5 billion iron ore mining and downstream...

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18 DECEMBER 2000

Rio makes bid for Canadian iron ore fund

ANGLO-Australian miner Rio Tinto announced today it would make a cash offer of C$13.50 a share for Canada's...

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15 DECEMBER 2000

Study to examine $1B iron ore rail plan

JUST when the prospects for a third railway in Western Australia's Pilbara iron ore region seemed to...

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15 DECEMBER 2000

Japanese Robe River parties take Rio Tinto to court

BRISBANE: Simmering hostilities between Rio Tinto and its Western Australian partners erupted into open...

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14 DECEMBER 2000

BHP renews commitment to HBI plant

THE decision to continue operations at the Port Hedland HBI plant was a tough call, BHP's chief executive...

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14 DECEMBER 2000

BHP Iron Ore considers Hope Downs ore haulage request

BHP Iron Ore is considering its formal response to the Hope Downs iron ore joint venture over a request...

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14 DECEMBER 2000

Fluor Daniel wins Hope Downs rail/port feasibility study contract

SOUTH Africa's Iscor and Australia's Hancock Prospecting have kicked off their revised feasibility study...

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08 DECEMBER 2000

Anderson to visit HBI plant amid speculation on the project's future

BHP chief executive Paul Anderson will visit the company's HBI plant in Port Hedland on Thursday leading...

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08 DECEMBER 2000

Hope Downs meets today on iron ore rail/port proposal

THE backers of the Hope Downs iron ore project in Western Australia are due to meet in Perth today to...

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07 DECEMBER 2000

Iscor carve-up has Australian implications

SOUTH Africa's troubled Iscor Ltd has been set up for a major overhaul after an historic vote by shareholders...

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04 DECEMBER 2000