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Western Australian contractors Monadelphous and Kerman Contracting have today announced big contract wins for CITIC Pacific’s $10 billion Sino Iron project in the Pilbara.
The mining sector has reached a new five-year low, with confidence levels likely to take years to recover, according to industry leaders surveyed in the latest Mining Business Outlook Report.
Fifth Element Resources has confirmed it was not operational results that sparked its mystery run from a 20c float in May to a $7.96 price when the Australian Securities Exchange suspended its shares two weeks ago.
The Federal Government has accused green groups of double standards by criticising its decision to approve a huge new coal mine in Queensland.

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