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Japan’s Itochu Corp Announces Coal Exit

ITOCHU of Japan has announced it is exiting from developing new coal-fired power plants as well as thermal coal mines to address the impact of climate change, and will continue to divest its existing...

Japan nuclear reactor good news for Australian uranium

  The re-starting of Japan’s first nuclear reactor in almost two years is good news for the Australian uranium sector. The No. 1 reactor at Sendai began operating yesterday after passing...

New Trade Agreement To Deliver Cheaper Mining Machinery

Haul trucks and heavy machinery used in mining could soon become cheaper in Australia with the recently brokered Australia-Japan free trade agreement coming into force today. The Japan–Australia...

NSW exports 30% more coal to China

New export data shows China’s demand for NSW coal has increased significantly over the last financial year, cementing its place as the second largest market for the state’s coal exports and defying...

Rio makes first iron ore shipment to Japan

Rio Tinto has loaded the first shipment of iron ore from its expanded port, rail and mine operations in Australia. The company claims the shipment  marks the commencement of commissioning of their...