Sep 23, 2017 Last Updated 2:27 PM, Sep 22, 2017

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Rio Tinto commits further $3.15 billion to shareholders in buyback programme

Rio Tinto commits further $3.1…

AusBN - Rio Tinto has announced it will distribute a further AUS$3.15 billi...

BHP surges back to profit thanks to increased prices and improved productivity

BHP surges back to profit than…

AusBN- BHP demonstrated a strong financial performance for the last fiscal ...

Toys R Us to trade as usual in Australia despite filing for bankruptcy

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AusBN - Toys R Us has confirmed it will continue to operate as normal in Au...

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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