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Pike River Royal Commission Media Guidelines

Press Release – Pike River Royal Commission

The Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy has released media guidelines that apply to the hearings before the Commission, including information to apply to cover the hearings. Read more »

Elder bridles at US academic’s ‘immoral’ coal claim

Article – BusinessDesk

May 17 (BusinessDesk) – A visiting American academic’s description of Solid Energy Ltd.’s plans to make fertiliser and diesel from vast lignite coal fields in Southland provided a rare spark of anger from the state-owned coal miner’s chief executive, … Read more »

Rio stock halted on Chinalco injection

Feb. 12 – Rio Tinto, the world’s third-biggest mining company, had its ASX-listed stock and NYSE-listed ADRs halted from trading amid reports it is negotiating a US$19 billion cash infusion from Aluminum Corp of China, or Chinalco.
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