News archive from 22 November 2013

Entsch 'appalled' by threat to $1.2b Cape York bauxite mine

Entsch 'appalled' by threat to $1.2b Cape York bauxite mine

Federal Coalition MP Warren Entsch has hit out at the Queensland Government for jeopardising a major mining project on Cape York in the state's far north.Mr Entsch, the Member for Leichhardt, says the Queensland Government has made an "appalling...

ABC News, 11:09 in Business
 

Goodman Fielder warns of profit squeeze

Since then, pressures on its domestic bread baking arm, along with a higher milk price have pressured its performance. In particular, its New Zealand dairy division has been hit by a rise of more than 40 per cent in farmgate prices for milk from the...

 

Goodman Fielder warns of profit squeeze

Since then, pressures on its domestic bread baking arm, along with a higher milk price have pressured its performance. In particular, its New Zealand dairy division has been hit by a rise of more than 40 per cent in farmgate prices for milk from the...

 
The reality of teleworking: 'I know what my staff do minute by minute'

The reality of teleworking: 'I know what my staff do minute by minute'

MAUREEN Shelley knows what her employees are doing every minute of every day. She also knows that they spend office hours getting their cars serviced, and taking their grandmothers to the dentist. But Ms Shelley doesn't care. The chief operating...

 
Miners fear coal train dust results won't pacify critics

Miners fear coal train dust results won't pacify critics

Mining companies say a report on dust emissions from coal trains in southern Queensland will not satisfy critics.For three months, trains carrying coal from the Darling Downs to the Port of Brisbane were monitored for dust emissions earlier this...

ABC News, 11:32 in Business
 

Goodman Fielder warns of profit squeeze

Since then, pressures on its domestic bread baking arm, along with a higher milk price have pressured its performance. In particular, its New Zealand dairy division has been hit by a rise of more than 40 per cent in farmgate prices for milk from the...

 

CPA battle set for another twist

Both Dexus and GPT have offered a share and cash bid, valuing CPA at $1.24 and $1.27 respectively. Given both deals are a combination of scrip and cash, CPA investors are being forced to pick which company will be the best manager for the office...

 

CPA battle set for another twist

Both Dexus and GPT have offered a share and cash bid, valuing CPA at $1.24 and $1.27 respectively. Given both deals are a combination of scrip and cash, CPA investors are being forced to pick which company will be the best manager for the office...

 

CPA battle set for another twist

Both Dexus and GPT have offered a share and cash bid, valuing CPA at $1.24 and $1.27 respectively. Given both deals are a combination of scrip and cash, CPA investors are being forced to pick which company will be the best manager for the office...

 
David Jones chairman apologises to investors for share trades

David Jones chairman apologises to investors for share trades

The chairman of David Jones has apologised to investors for its handling of share purchases by two of the department store's board members.At the company's annual general meeting, Peter Mason told investors the acquisitions were seen to be aligned...

ABC News, 12:53 in Business
 
WA gold miner Newcrest to start slashing jobs at Telfer operation from next week

WA gold miner Newcrest to start slashing jobs at Telfer operation from next week

Gold miner Newcrest says it will start slashing jobs at its Telfer gold mine from next week in a bid to cut costs. The miner flagged the cuts in July, saying the low gold price along with high operating costs was squeezing its margins. The company...

ABC News, 13:19 in Business
 
Markets Live: ASX gets its circuit breaker

Markets Live: ASX gets its circuit breaker

1:44pm: The Productivity Commission's raising of the possibility of lifting the age pension threshold to 70 is a warning to get serious about saving for retirement. You may be in your 30s or 40s and think it does not concern you because retirement is...

 

Markets Live: ASX gets its circuit breaker

1:44pm: The Productivity Commission's raising of the possibility of lifting the age pension threshold to 70 is a warning to get serious about saving for retirement. You may be in your 30s or 40s and think it does not concern you because retirement is...

TheAge, 13:48 in Business
 

Markets Live: ASX gets its circuit breaker

1:44pm: The Productivity Commission's raising of the possibility of lifting the age pension threshold to 70 is a warning to get serious about saving for retirement. You may be in your 30s or 40s and think it does not concern you because retirement is...

 
RBA governor Glenn Stevens' talk of market 'intervention' sends dollar down

RBA governor Glenn Stevens' talk of market 'intervention' sends dollar down

The overnight fall in the Australian dollar shows once again that just a few carefully targeted words from Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens have the power to move markets.While Mr Stevens did not say the Reserve Bank was about to intervene to pull...

ABC News, 14:59 in Business
 
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