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Yara aims to move WA into green hydrogen

Yara Fertilisers and French energy giant Engie may build the world’s biggest renewable hydrogen plant in the Pilbara. The Norwegian parent of Yara and Engie has agreed to conduct a feasibility study into integrating a green hydrogen plant into Yara’s existing ammonia plant on the Burrup Peninsula. Yara Pilbara general …

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Spinifex: Flinders ruling should be a red flag for boards

This week’s Takeovers Panel ruling in the case of Flinders Mines has put company boards on notice — ignore minority shareholders at your peril. For those unfamiliar with the story, the aspiring Pilbara iron ore player announced plans to de-list from the ASX in December, sending its share price tumbling …

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Why Airbus’ giant A380 was always doomed to fail

Much loved by passengers but hated by airline accountants, history will judge the Airbus A380, which was cancelled this week, as just another giant aircraft that never really worked. Only the Boeing 747, designed as a cargo aircraft that could carry passengers until supersonic jets such as the Concorde and …

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‘Boring’ bonds crucial to global growth

About two-thirds of last year’s global equity market sell-off has been reversed after the US Federal Reserve buckled to sharemarket and political pressure, but bond markets are suggesting it was too late, with much damage already done to the global economy. Bonds might be “boring”, as I am often told, …

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Scott co-leads rain-soaked PGA event in LA

Adam Scott held up a pair of socks in the locker-room after firing his way into a share of the Genesis Open lead during a rain-soaked and incomplete second round at Riviera Country Club. “See this? This is a veteran move,” Scott said about bringing an extra pair of socks …

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