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The Tasmanian Government has given a green light to a new bauxite mining operation, the first of its kind to be approved in Australia in more than three decades.
Figures released by the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) have shown the value of Western Australia’s mineral and petroleum industry in 2013-14 set a new record of $121.6 billion, an increase of nearly 20 per cent compared to the...
Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) has welcomed the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) call for labour market reform and said a new, independent IR appeals jurisdiction, followed by a Productivity Commission review into...
Private investment company Victory Mining will take a stake of 19.7 per cent stake in Radar Iron as part of a $5.5 million capital raising.

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