Chinese fertiliser giant Sinofert has struck a 150tpa offtake deal with aspiring WA sulphate of potash producer Agrimin.
Shares in the Commonwealth Bank notched a record price as the big players lifted the ASX higher for a third consecutive session.
The miner’s shift to a new underground contractor at Gwalia has taken longer than expected and forced it to cut full-year output, while COVID-19 puts pressure on its PNG project workforce.
Building materials supplier James Hardie is aiming to overcome its asbestos history as it runs a global marketing campaign to deal directly with homeowners.
The company is quitting the proposed Kitimat LNG project in Canada, saying it wants to concentrate on better developments elsewhere.
As a major producer of metallurgical coal, the WA-based miner’s scope three emissions make up more than 80 per cent of its total carbon footprint but will not come under the new targets.
Australian-owned US share-trading platform Stake has raised $40 million as the company looks to grow its services in new countries.
One of the world's biggest gold miners, Australia-based Newcrest, has refined its internal climate change policy to include a net-zero emissions target.
Coles and Woolworths are among almost 60 leading Australian brands who have pledged to reduce plastic waste by 2025.
The board of the embattled casino operator has knocked back the advances of one suitor while tempting another with a call for more detail about a takeover proposal.
Elders is celebrating its double-digit profit growth in the first half and strong outlook with a reward for investors.
Valerina Changarathil, Jared Lynch
Soaring steel production in China shows there’s no sign of the industry cooling despite government attempts to rein in output from last year’s record of more than one billion tonnes.
The decision to sell the business came after it booked a big impairment on the asset a few years ago and amid a climate where diversified miners are looking to reduce their exposure to fossil fuels.
Microsoft’s directors started a probe into Bill Gates’s alleged involvement with a female employee that was deemed inappropriate, it has been reported.
Investors were spooked by economic concerns in China and Japan and limited themselves to minor gains on the ASX.
Elon Musk continued to whipsaw the price of Bitcoin, sending it to the lowest since February after implying in a Twitter exchange Sunday that Tesla may sell or has sold its cryptocurrency holdings.
Patrick McHale and Yueqi Yang
Having raced to more than $US233/t, the steel-making commodity has given up more ground after China ramped up efforts to defuse the latest price surge.
Flight Centre wants ‘different thinking’ to fast-track Australia’s vaccine rollout after its best one-day ticket sales into NZ in months.
Consultancy EnergyQuest says LNG exports to China have continued to increase this year, despite political tensions.
Shares in the Commonwealth Bank have reached a record price and a fund manager predicted more good times ahead for the Aussie market.
A global stocks bounce has interrupted a three-day rout for stocks worldwide, amid market jitters over accelerating US inflation.
Simon Jessop and Kevin Buckland
Elon Musk stepped up his criticism of Bitcoin by saying he believes in digital currencies but that environmentally unsustainable mining of cryptocurrency outweighs its benefits.
Mining services firm Perenti has become the latest victim of the skills shortage in WA’s resources sector, warning it expects labour market tightness to continue well into next year.
Pendulum Capital, led by Peter Fogarty and Greg Harvey, will be cornerstone investors in $3.7m capital raising.
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