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BHP hits half-year iron ore record as China demand runs hot

BHP hits half-year iron ore record as China demand runs hot

Australia's largest miner, BHP, has a shipped record volume of iron ore in the past six months amid surging Chinese demand for the steel-making raw material.

  • by Nick Toscano

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Netflix shares spike after it climbs past 200m subscribers

Netflix shares spike after it climbs past 200m subscribers

Netflix ended its biggest year in company history with a bang, with hit shows Queen's Gambit and Bridgerton helping it pass the 200 million subscriber mark.

  • by Lucas Shaw
Rio chief's balancing act: the culture or the cash

Rio chief's balancing act: the culture or the cash

Maximising production and taking care to adhere to its social responsibilities is a balancing act - and new Rio boss Jakob Stausholm cannot afford to trip.

  • by Elizabeth Knight
Global infrastructure fund lands in Australia to feed gas to energy-hungry remote mines
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Global infrastructure fund lands in Australia to feed gas to energy-hungry remote mines

A new Mid West LNG hub will truck about 100,000 tonnes of gas a year to remote mine sites.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Rio Tinto lifts iron ore targets, warns Juukan Gorge impact still 'unknown'

Rio Tinto lifts iron ore targets, warns Juukan Gorge impact still 'unknown'

Rio Tinto has flagged it may lift iron ore output in 2021 but warns the fallout from last year's Juukan Gorge disaster remains unknown.

  • by Nick Toscano
Locked-down Aussies spend up big on electronics, camping

Locked-down Aussies spend up big on electronics, camping

Some of Australia's largest listed retailers have revealed bright spots after a tough year of COVID trading.

  • by Emma Koehn
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From corporate kryptonite to retail rainmaker - Premier's McInnes leaves on a high

From corporate kryptonite to retail rainmaker - Premier's McInnes leaves on a high

The terms of Mark McInnes' departure include two years' retail industry gardening leave during which Premier will pay him his base pay for both years - a total of $5.4 million.

  • by Elizabeth Knight
Kwinana refinery closure to shrink Australian-made fuel market by one-fifth

Kwinana refinery closure to shrink Australian-made fuel market by one-fifth

Kwinana's oil refinery has a market share of 23.9 per cent in 2020-21 and provided about 70 per cent of WA’s fuel requirements.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Online 'no longer a side project': Camping, fitness boost Super Retail

Online 'no longer a side project': Camping, fitness boost Super Retail

Customers have kept spending at brands including BCF and Rebel throughout the pandemic.

  • by Emma Koehn
'Business as usual': Mark McInnes steps down from Solly Lew's Premier Investments

'Business as usual': Mark McInnes steps down from Solly Lew's Premier Investments

The chief executive of the Smiggle and Peter Alexander brands will exit the company after a decade.

  • by Emma Koehn
Online sales drive JB Hi-Fi to bumper first half result

Online sales drive JB Hi-Fi to bumper first half result

JB Hi-Fi's sales growth appears to have slowed in the second quarter but the company has still pulled off a good result.

  • by Sarah Danckert