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Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.
The world's three biggest platinum producers have made a new pay offer to end a strike which has crippled their South African operations for 12 weeks, a spokeswoman says.
The bodies of both men who died in a Hunter Valley coal mine collapse have been recovered.
Brierty and Aboriginal joint venture partner Karlayura Construction Services have won a $9.9 million contract with Rio Tinto in the Pilbara.

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