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Melbourne police see Islamic State 'inspiration' behind stabbings

Nov 10 2018

MELBOURNE An Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of Melbourne and stabbed one person to death was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, police said on Saturday. | Video

Melbourne knife attacker inspired by Islamic State, police say

Nov 10 2018

MELBOURNE A Somali-born man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the centre of Melbourne and fatally stabbed one person was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, Australian police said on Saturday. | Video

UPDATE 4-Melbourne knife attacker inspired by Islamic State, police say

Nov 09 2018

* Gas cylinder-laden truck driven downtown, one person fatally stabbed

RPT-Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules

Nov 08 2018

MELBOURNE, Nov 8 Australia's Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations next week that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.

Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules

Nov 08 2018

MELBOURNE Australia's Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations next week that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.

BHP to meet iron ore commitments despite train derailment: CEO

Nov 08 2018

MELBOURNE Global miner BHP Billiton will meet its iron ore commitments to customers despite a supply disruption after it had to derail a runaway ore train in Western Australia, Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said on Thursday.

BHP expects derailed train to impact its Australian iron ore exports

Nov 07 2018

MELBOURNE Mining giant BHP Billiton expects some interruption to its Australian iron ore exports after a nearly 3-km-long train loaded with the commodity was forcibly derailed this week after running away en route to a key shipping hub. | Video

BHP suspends Western Australia rail operations after runaway train incident

Nov 05 2018

MELBOURNE BHP Billiton said it had suspended all its iron ore rail operations in Western Australia on Monday after a train ran away at high speed for nearly 100 kilometers before being forcibly derailed.

UPDATE 1-BHP suspends Western Australia rail operations after runaway train incident

Nov 05 2018

* Will raise concerns about miners' plan to use driverless trains (Recasts lede after BHP confirms rail operations suspended, adds details, background)

RPT-Capital-starved mining sector creates 'buyer's market' for investors

Nov 01 2018

MELBOURNE, Nov 1 Specialist mining investors have found a "buyer's market" for projects as the mining sector struggles to compete for funding with new industries, multiple industry executives said at a conference this week.

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