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Mining weight for Cat

US mining and construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar sees a limited “likelihood of significant...

North America

28 JULY 2014

Green light for CAS investment

A survey that headlines the fact that more than 30% of Australian mining companies plan to invest in...


09 JULY 2014

Looking for Joy in the trough

The over-dependence on iron ore of mining majors such as Rio Tinto and Vale continues to become a bigger...

North America

09 JUNE 2014

Shifting gear

A global investment bank which suggests Australia's top mining companies are leading the global industry...


28 MAY 2014


Mergers and acquisitions will drive more mining technology companies from the US$100-to-US$250 million...

Europe/Middle East

25 APRIL 2014

BHPB extends driverless truck trial

BHP Billiton (BHPB) announced the extension of its driverless truck trial as it officially opened the...


23 APRIL 2014

Cutting to the chase

The advent of a practical and effective rock-cutting technology for hard, abrasive rock, integrated with...


07 FEBRUARY 2014

The new world

When I started in mining journalism more than 20 years ago in Western Australia (WA), Tony Rovira's career...


20 DECEMBER 2013

Caterpillar accounts

Caterpillar Inc said it will write-down around US$580 million in the December quarter after it discovered...


25 JANUARY 2013

Keep on truckin'

Las Vegas is used to doing everything on a grand scale, judging by the size of its hotels and casinos,...

North America


Caterpillar Bucyrus closer

The US Department of Justice has cleared Caterpillar Inc's proposed US$8.6 billion acquisition of equipment...

North America

27 MAY 2011

Street wise

Kerry Stokes has such a high profile in Australia that most media commentators automatically describe...

MJ comment

27 NOVEMBER 2009