Monthly Archives: July 2012

World Coal News

WA coal mining ban sees calls for similar moves in NSW

Western Australia’s ban on new coal mining activities in the Margaret River wine region has interest from Hunter Valley groups.

New wave of pessimism hits miners

Confidence in the mining industry has dropped sharply since last year and only 25 per cent of companies are planning large investments in 2012, a study has found.

Rinehart may join Tinkler in Singapore

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has paid $57.2 million for two luxurious apartments in Singapore, a haven for wealthy investors, including Nathan Tinkler.