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Two Rio Tinto workers were lucky to escape injury after their vehicle became pinned under a haul truck at a Pilbara mine.
The Newman government says miners who want to exploit Queensland's uranium reserves should start knocking on the door.
Alcoa's aluminium smelter in Victoria will be shuttered from this afternoon, the factory closing after more than 40 years of operation.
Gindalbie Metals has suspended trading of its shares ahead of the likely announcement of a substantial writedown in the value of its troubled Karara magnetite mine.

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