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Rio Tinto claims cut from Deloitte age discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2020-12-04 10:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has succeeded in striking out claims that it made misrepresentations to Rio Tinto when it appointed a partner nearing the mandatory retirement […]

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BHP says axed worker behind COVID-19 posts didn’t follow social media guidelines
Employment 2020-12-02 12:43 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

BHP has denied it fired a mine worker for harassing a co-worker on social media for his apparent failure to self isolate on returning from […]

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BHP can’t shut out foreign group members from class action
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-27 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining giant BHP has lost a fight to keep foreign group members out of a shareholder class action over the Fundao dam failure in Brazil […]

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Rio Tinto execs’ trial vacated given likelihood of COVID-19 vaccine
Coronavirus 2020-11-27 6:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has vacated a seven-week trial in proceedings brought by ASIC against two former Rio Tinto executives to March or April 2022, after they […]

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Clive Palmer’s companies slammed for misleading court in $30B dispute with WA
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-25 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two companies owned by billionaire Clive Palmer have suffered a legal setback, with a judge setting aside prior orders enforcing two awards in a $30 […]

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Rio Tinto execs’ trial can wait until COVID-19 vaccine, court hears
Coronavirus 2020-11-23 10:32 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A former Rio Tinto executive living in the US who wants to appear in person at an upcoming trial in a case brought by ASIC […]

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Former Leighton exec charged over foreign bribery plot
White Collar 2020-11-18 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former executive of a unit of Leighton Holdings has been arrested and charged with foreign bribery offences following a 9 year-investigation by the AFP […]

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Santos lawsuit against Fluor over gas project rests on ‘shaky assumption’, appeals court says
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-18 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has shot down oil and gas giant Santos’ bid for expanded discovery against engineering company Fluor, finding that the application was “akin […]

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EnergyAustralia must pay $1.5M for disconnecting vulnerable customers
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-18 6:59 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

EnergyAustralia will cough up $1.5 million in penalties for wrongfully disconnecting eight customers facing serious financial hardship. In his judgment Wednesday, Federal Court Justice Mark […]

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Thiess loses appeal in unpaid wages class action
Class Actions 2020-11-17 12:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining services company Thiess has lost its challenge to a class action ruling which found the company had underpaid workers for time spent on the […]

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