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The head of Australia's largest gold miner won't commit to shrinking his pay packet despite shareholder anger over executive pay.
Nickel producers believe the price of the commodity will remain buoyant despite recent volatility.
Australia is expected to become the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) within four years.
Australian gold miners are set to suffer more pain after the price of the precious metal fell below US$1200 ($1365).

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