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The Western Australian government has negotiated a new domestic gas commitment from the North West Shelf joint venture.
BC Iron has cut the size of its board from eight to five as it looks to cut costs in the sharply lower iron ore price environment.
A Port Hedland-based Fortescue Metals Group executive has admitted there is a "drug problem" at its worksites just weeks after methamphetamine and $25,000 cash were allegedly found in a company-owned workers' village.
Iron ore prices have slumped to a fresh five-year low, due to an oversupply of the commodity and a slowdown in demand from China.

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