Oct 18, 2017 Last Updated 7:56 AM, Oct 18, 2017

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BHP reports mixed results for copper and iron ore in Q2

BHP reports mixed results for …

AusBN - The world’s number one miner BHP announced increased copper p...

Rio Tinto ships more Pilbara iron ore but lowers copper outlook in Q3 report

Rio Tinto ships more Pilbara i…

AusBN - Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) produced another set of mixed results in its Q3...

Chevron abandons drilling in Great Australian Bight

Chevron abandons drilling in G…

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100% renewable energy utility launched

solar australiaAusBN – A South Australian company has launched the country’s first 100% renewable energy utility, which will also free people from the national grid.

Zen Energy will use a combination of solar power generation, battery storage and localised energy grids to create self-sustaining communities that buy back the power they generate.

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Santos rejects $7bn takeover offer

santos logoAusBN – Oil and gas developer Santos has rejected a A$7.1 billion takeover offer, despite it representing a 26% premium on its share price at the time.

The offer came from Scepter Partners, a syndicate of wealthy investors including ruling families in Asia and the Middle East.

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NSW town to go 100% renewable

photovoltaiccellsAusBN – The town of Uralla in New South Wales plans to run on 100% renewable energy using a government-sponsored blueprint that could be adopted by other towns.

The blueprint is called the Zero Net Energy Town – the Uralla Case study, and outlines a two-stage process through which the town could go 100% renewable.

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