Articles on Gina Rinehart, Australia’s Cattle Queen

by 6 March 2017

4 March 2017

Australia’s richest woman Gina Rinehart is controversial, tough and very private. In a rare insight, the nation’s new cattle queen tells SA Weekend how she’s expanding her empire from mines to vast cattle stations as she builds on Sir Sidney Kidman’s legacy.

To read this and other articles on Gina Rinehart’s plans for her new cattle empire, plus her views on government regulation of investment and big business, click ]

Article – Kidman head office welcomes first visit from new Chairman Mrs. Rinehart

by 6 March 2017

Today I was very delighted to receive a very warm welcome from the Kidman staff on my staffs and my  first visit to the Kidman Headquarters in Adelaide.

I am delighted on behalf of not only our company group, but also my mother, who was very proud of her father, James Nicholas a long term friend and business partner of Sidney Kidman.

As the new Chairman of S. Kidman and Co, following many Kidman chairs [...]

Article – Rinehart’s Roy Hill mine digs deep into the data

by 2 March 2017

8 February 2017 George Nott CIO

Relatively speaking, the neighbourhood around the Roy Hill mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia is getting crowded.

Walk 90 kilometres in a straight line from Roy Hill, which you’d have to be very brave to attempt given the conditions here, and you’ll reach BHP’s Yandi mine.

Next door, just an hour’s drive through the vast emptiness of the outback, is the Christmas Creek mine, operated by Fortescue [...]

Transcript – 2SM, Breakfast, Thursday, 9 February 2017

by 2 March 2017

Transcript   Station: 2SM Date: 09/02/2017 Program: BREAKFAST Time: 07:09 AM Compere: GRANT GOLDMAN Summary ID: X00069291604 Item: REGULAR SEGMENT: WHAT HE SAID. GOLDMAN PRAISES GINA RINEHART ON HER BIRTHDAY.   Audience: Male 16+ Female 16+ All people N/A N/A N/A

GRANT GOLDMAN:              It’s time we stop rewarding these saboteurs and encourage the builders and the creators. Today is the birthday of a truly great Australian, who for the whole of her life has striven [...]

Article – Gina Rinehart visits Kidman stations on Australia Day

by 27 January 2017

26 January 2017 The West Australian

Gina Rinehart is spending Australia Day in outback Australia visiting her newly acquired cattle stations, which were previously part of the Kidman cattle empire.

Mrs Rinehart wrapped up the $365 million acquisition of Kidman in November as part of a joint venture bid by her Hancock Prospecting with Chinese minority partner Shanghai CRED Real Estate.

Collectively the Hancock and Kidman herd will reach 300,000 head, placing [...]

Happy Australia Day from Kidman

by 27 January 2017

The Rinehart Review: Merry Kidman Christmas

by 16 January 2017

Hello from South Australia, the home of Kidman (and award winning wines)! Since my last newsletter, we have had a busy few months. It has been a year of growth and achievement, with the most recent acquisition of S. Kidman & Co through our joint venture with Shanghai CRED topping off an exciting year for our team.

HISTORIC KIDMAN ACQUISITION

This joint-venture will further expand Hancock’s beef interests geographically across Australia, mitigating weather risks, and [...]

Cut the Red Tape and Make W.A. Great

by 16 January 2017

From: “Julie Matheson”

Subject: Cut the Red Tape & Make WA Great.

Date: 9 December 2016 at 9:25:30 AM AWST

 

Dear Mrs Rinehart,

It was a pleasure to meet you recently in Port Hedland for the 120 year celebrations.  Also thank you for the advanced copy of your embargoed speech.  The implication of you doing that was not lost on me.

After reading your speeches and the most recent one delivered to the National Mining and [...]

Cut the Red Tape and Make W.A. Great

by 16 January 2017

From: John Samuel Sent: Friday, 9 December 2016 10:18 AM Subject: Fwd: Cut the Red Tape & Make WA Great.

At the shonky builders meeting on Sunday, the Labor Party told the audience they would have an inquiry that would take 12 months and then issue a report. They would make no comment about SAT. Mark McGowan told an economic business meeting yesterday he was going to move a few departments around or together. Nothing about slashing the [...]

Kidman head office welcomes first visit from new Chairman Mrs. Rinehart

by 16 January 2017

With the completion of the sale of S. Kidman & Co, new principal owner and Chairman, Mrs. Gina Rinehart, made her first visit to the Kidman Adelaide head office. A warm welcome by management staff was followed by an executive briefing, meeting of all staff and morning tea where Mrs. Rinehart was presented with a Kidman branding iron. The visit concluded in the afternoon with Mrs. Rinehart and her executives attending the annual Kidman staff [...]