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  • Walking, 'talking' drilling rigs aim to modernize fracking

    WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - The backbreaking life of a roughneck, the iconic worker bees of oilfield drilling rigs, is getting a little easier. Schramm Inc, which built the drilling rig that four years ago helped rescue 33 trapped Chilean...
  • F1-FIA rechaza la apelación de Red Bull por la sanción a Ricciardo

    Por Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - La apelación realizada por el equipo de Fórmula Uno Red Bull por la descalificación del piloto Daniel Ricciardo en el Gran Premio de Australia fue rechazada por un tribunal apelación, dijo el martes la Federació...
  • Australia's AMPCO Signs China Fund and Film Deals

    HONG KONG - Australian producer AMPCO Studios has set up a China film fund and committed to two Australian-Chinese movies. The deals were signed last week during an Australian trade delegation to China led by Andrew Robb, Australia's federal minister for...
  • Mal tiempo reduce envíos de mineral de hierro de Rio Tinto en primer trimestre

    Por James Regan SIDNEY (Reuters) - La minera Rio Tinto, la segunda mayor productora de mineral de hierro del mundo, reportó una caída del 8 por ciento en sus envíos del primer trimestre, comparado con las ventas de los tres meses anteriores, debido...
  • In new phase to find Flight 370, search robot will enter ocean

    BEIJING The pings have sputtered out in the multinational search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, forcing search crews to deploy an underwater robot to find a plane that's eluded human efforts. In a last-ditch effort to find the Boeing 777 and its black...
  • Australia will soon deploy autonomous underwater vehicle in search for Malaysia plane

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The head of the Australian agency supervising the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane said on Monday that an autonomous underwater vehicle would soon be deployed, moving the search underwater after nearly six weeks of fruitless...
  • G20 gives U.S. year-end deadline for IMF reforms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Finance chiefs from around the globe on Friday gave the United States until year-end to ratify long-delayed reforms to the International Monetary Fund and threatened to move forward without it if it fails to do so. The inability to...
  • Australian pole vaulter Hooker retires

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's former Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker has announced his retirement at the age of 31, citing waning motivation. Hooker's gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics made him the first Australian man to win a track...
  • Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes

    Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes
    Search and rescue officials in Australia are confident they know the approximate position of the black box recorders from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday. At the same time, however, the head...
  • Knights coach wants more transparency in judicial decisions

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's National Rugby League needs to be more transparent about how it punishes players who cause serious injury, said Newcastle Knights coach Wayne Bennett, who lost forward Alex McKinnon to a broken neck last week. The NRL...
  • Australia home prices jump 2.3 percent in March: RPData

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Home prices across Australia's major cities jumped by 2.3 percent in March while gains became more broad-based, a strong result that will fan concerns speculative buying is running too hot for policy makers' comfort. Figures from...