Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have slowed down in Australia’s first quarter due to a number of market uncertainties according to data acquired by Pitcher Partners and Mergermarket.
While we may have a new government, we still have the same anger. The Dirt explains.
Iron ore magnate Gina Rinehart has weighed into the post election commentary saying the coalition needs to fix Australia’s economic issues.
The newly elected Abbott government isn’t wasting time, getting straight to work on a number of its election promises; with incoming minister Andrew Robb declaring it will “reboot” the mining boom.
Major coal miner Peabody Energy has a plan for Australia’s economy which it says will help the country reach its environmental goals. Alex Heber reports.
States will not have the final say on environmental approvals if the coalition wins the election.
Whether you’re an avid Labor supporter, a loyal blue ribbon Liberal voter, a ‘swinger’ or a minority party advocate, as Australians get ready to go to the polls its important for miners to consider what the industry will look like under a Coalition or a Labor led government.
Going back to basics, mining produces materials that make the industrial world as we know it, spin.
In the midst of what was a lively week in the nation’s capital, the Minerals Council of Australia has hosted its National Minerals Week.
Federal resources minister Gary Gray will keep his portfolio under a Rudd run Labor government.
Mining magnate come minor party leader Clive Palmer claims the latest round of Labor leadership speculation has been fuelled by the growing popularity of his Palmer United Party.
Lifting mining taxes won’t lead to mine closures, Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson claims.
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says the Coalition would scrap the carbon tax and the mining tax if it wins the September election.
Australia’s resource industry employer group has welcomed Opposition Leader Tony Abbott’s workplace relations policy, saying it is a step in the right direction on critical workplace issues.
Earnings for the Federal Government’s mining tax have again been revised down, with the latest figures predicting it will only raise $800 million.
The federal government is expected to announce two tax changes that will affect the mining sector as it tries to plug a $12 billion hole is this year’s budget.
Wayne Swan is warning the unemployment rate is set to rise as some mining jobs disappear.
The mining industry says that any move to cut the fuel tax credits for the off-road use of diesel mine vehicles will threaten the viability of future developments.
Mining magnate Clive Palmer says a burglary at his company’s Brisbane office overnight was politically motivated.
Mining magnate Clive Palmer has announced he will form his own political party for this year’s federal election, fielding candidates in 150 House or Representative seats as well as the Senate.