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POSCO, Hancock partner for low-carbon steel materials production

South Korea’s top steelmaker POSCO Co. and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd, a leading Australian mining firm, are slated to collaborate in low-carbon steel material manufacturing. The partnership is to build a foundation for a hydrogen-based steelmaking process and carbon neutrality. POSCO is also partnering with Hancock for multiple projects ...

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30 year Anniversary Celebrations

Mrs Gina Rinehart as Executive Chairman of Hancock Group.

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Media Release: Hancock welcomes news of approval of bid to acquire Senex Energy

Commenting on the Senex scheme approval Mrs Gina Rinehart AO, Chair of the Hancock Group of Companies said, “I am delighted with the Senex approval which is the largest Hancock investment in the energy sector. We believe that the energy sector, fundamental to maintaining our businesses and standard of living, ...

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FIRB gives Senex Energy (ASX:SXY) takeover the green light

Shareholders will vote on the deal in March, with the Senex Board recommending its shareholders to vote in favour of the deal. Each member of the board intends to vote all shares they own in favour of the deal. If successful, the deal is subject to be completed in March ...

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Gina Rinehart, Posco seal Senex Energy deal

Billionaire Gina Rinehart and South Korea’s Posco International have won control of Senex Energy following a shareholder vote with the Queensland gas producer forced to defend the value of the deal amid a rapid surge in oil prices. Hancock first approached Posco about a joint tilt for the gas ...

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Rinehart and Korea’s Posco take over Senex Energy

Senex Energy has ended its 37-year stint on the ASX boards, with a majority of shareholders approving the $900 million takeover of the east coast oil and gas company amid the global turmoil in energy markets.

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has exploded our renewables myth

The devastating Russian invasion of Ukraine has captured global ­attention. While the world’s focus is rightly on the human toll and suffering, the crisis has highlighted the need to end reliance on Russian oil and gas. To achieve that ambition, we must be pragmatic and invest in sensible alternatives, ...

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Gina Rinehart eyes magnetite opportunity for Atlas Iron

WA mining billionaire Gina Rinehart has formally pushed the button on her magnetite iron ore ambitions with Atlas Iron launching a feasibility study on its Ridley project in the Pilbara. Chief executive Sanjiv Manchanda said while the prevailing skills shortage, long lead times for regulatory approvals and lead times for ...

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Gina Rinehart’s Atlas Iron dusts off boom-era magnetite iron ore plans

Gina Rinehart’s Atlas Iron has flagged plans to join the push towards building a magnetite iron ore industry in Australia, dusting off boom-era plans to study the company’s 2 billion tonne Ridley deposit. “While the current environment of skills shortage, long lead times for regulatory approvals and lead times ...

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Atlas Iron gets first ore at Miralga Creek

Hancock Prospecting subsidiary Atlas Iron has announced its Miralga Creek iron ore mine in Western Australia has achieved first ore earlier than expected. “We are pleased to have reached this significant milestone with the first trucks leaving for port,” Atlas Iron chief executive officer Sanjiv Manchanda said. Miralga Creek is ...

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First ore from Miralga Creek

Atlas Iron's Miralga Creek mine has produced its first iron ore, with the project built by a joint venture including Indigenous contractor East West Pilbara. Atlas is part of the Hancock Prospecting business of entrepreneur Gina Rinehart, and operates two other iron ore mines at Mount Weber and Sanjiv Ridge. ...

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Pensioner Reform Policy Briefing & National Seniors Australia let pensioners work campaign | Link

This campaign will fight for a retirement income system based on principles of adequacy, sustainability, certainty and fairness.

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Special welcome message to Mrs Gina Rinehart from Beijing Winter Olympic Games

Olympic silver medallist and current world champion snowboard Jarryd Hughes talks to us from the Games and welcomes Mrs Rinehart and the Hancock Group to the Olympic family and thanks for the support to help Australia win GOLD! #olympics #olympics2022

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State’s $5b ore inspiring surplus

Unexpectedly resilient iron ore prices have WA on track to double the projected 2021-22 Budget surplus to nearly $5 billion and hand the McGowan Government a second consecutive cash bonanza. That comes after WA banked a record $5.84 billion surplus last financial year - the biggest ever by any State - which ...

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Tattarang surges to hit $5bn revenue

Hancock had net assets of $20.4 billion at June 30 while its gearing ratio (debt to equity) has been cut from 55 per cent to 1 per cent over the past three years. That gives it enormous capacity to pursue expansion. This would include a rail spur linking to the Roy Hill railway, which ...

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