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Beach Energy has appointed Woodside Executive Director Rob Cole as its new managing director.
Disaster has struck again at the worst possible time for Mount Gibson Iron, with its Koolan Island mine flooding as iron ore dipped beneath US$70 ($82.03) a tonne for the first time in more than five years.
WA Premier Colin Barnett is targetting a second billion-dollar windfall from a massive Browse Basin gas field after a surprise rezoning of exploration acreage off the Kimberley coast gifted the state part of the Poseidon find.
Queensland's resources sector is defending 100 per cent fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) mining operations as necessary while a union attacks the practice as detrimental to workers and regional communities.

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