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For all of Sirius Resources’ success in discovering nickel-copper riches on the edge of the Nullarbor, it has been far from smooth sailing for the other explorers who jumped on the Fraser Range bandwagon.
Glencore has followed up cuts to some of its copper production by slashing zinc output, declaring it would take 500,000 tonnes of annual capacity out of the market because of low metal prices.
Queensland's government is being urged to close legal loopholes which mining groups say are allowing activists to bog down major projects in the courts.
BHP Billiton nickel boss Eddy Haegel says struggling Nickel West needs to develop a “junior miner mindset” to survive the nickel price crisis and thrive in the future.

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