‘China is reopening’:Stimulus hopes lift outlook for Australia’s miners

‘China is reopening’:Stimulus hopes lift outlook for Australia’s miners

Australia’s miners stand to benefit from emerging expectations that an aggressive post-lockdown building blitz in China will boost demand for their exports.

  • byNick Toscano

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AGL mulls investor demands to quit coal in the 2030s
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AGL mulls investor demands to quit coal in the 2030s

AGL has reported a sharp fall in underlying profit after a turbulent year of volatile prices,power plant outages and an uprising by billionaire investor Mike Cannon-Brookes.

  • byNick Toscano
Origin faces more uncertainty after year of ‘unparalleled’ challenges

Origin faces more uncertainty after year of ‘unparalleled’ challenges

One of Australia’s largest power and gas suppliers says it is unable to provide any profit targets for the year ahead because of the unpredictable state of the Australian and international energy markets.

  • byNick Toscano
Chris Bowen begins talks on emissions cuts for 215 biggest polluters

Chris Bowen begins talks on emissions cuts for 215 biggest polluters

Australia’s largest emitters could be required to slash their carbon footprint by up to 6 per cent a year under a new federal climate policy.

  • byNick Toscano
Santos presses go on new oil field in Alaska as profit soars
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Santos presses go on new oil field in Alaska as profit soars

The Australian energy giant has reported a huge lift in half-year profit as it continues to prosper from oil and gas prices driven higher by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

  • byNick Toscano
BHP ‘deeply sorry’ as staff report 103 sexual harassment cases in a year

BHP ‘deeply sorry’ as staff report 103 sexual harassment cases in a year

Australia’s biggest miner has issued an apology to staff who have been subjected to sexual harassment across its offices,mine sites and accommodation villages.

  • byNick Toscano
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BHP vows ‘discipline’ in quest for copper as green energy demand rises

BHP vows ‘discipline’ in quest for copper as green energy demand rises

BHP boss Mike Henry says takeover target Oz Minerals would be ‘nice to have’ but is not a ‘must-have’ as the miner searches for more copper and nickel.

  • byNick Toscano
BlackRock to spend $1b on batteries in Australia as coal closures loom

BlackRock to spend $1b on batteries in Australia as coal closures loom

The world’s biggest fund manager,BlackRock,has selected Australia for the rollout of its largest investment in grid-scale batteries.

  • byNick Toscano
Energy ministers power up renewables transition with new deal

Energy ministers power up renewables transition with new deal

The electricity market must now comply with a national objective to cut greenhouse emissions following a meeting of energy ministers in Canberra.

  • byNick Toscano andMike Foley
Santos touts second Queensland pipeline as east-coast gas crunch fix

Santos touts second Queensland pipeline as east-coast gas crunch fix

Australian energy giant Santos has bought a company planning to build a new pipeline to send gas from Queensland to the nation’s southern states.

  • byNick Toscano
Wind farm in Bass Strait ‘can be ready in six years’
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Wind farm in Bass Strait ‘can be ready in six years’

The developer of a giant wind farm proposed off Victoria’s coast says the project could be ready in six years if governments work together.

  • byNick Toscano