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Iron ore exports from Port Hedland, the world’s largest iron ore port, hit a record high in June as prices continue to fall.
Shares in Sheffield Resources were higher after the explorer announced it had identified 12 new nickel and gold drilling targets at its Fraser Range project near Balladonia.
Western Areas is celebrating being debt free for the first time since 2004.
A cross-country dialogue has been established between Mexico and Australia thanks to a series of videoconference seminars, the latest of which took place yesterday morning.

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