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Northern Territory Green Lights $8 Billion Mining Development
The Northern Territory government has given the go-ahead to the development of an $8 billion dollar mine which...
Mining Export Earnings to Plunge by $6 Billion
A new government report indicates earnings from resource exports are set to plunge as a result of faltering...
World’s Biggest Solar Panels Manufacturer Bankrupt
China’s Suntech Power has gone bankrupt just a year after becoming the world’s largest producer of solar panels.
Origin Energy CEO Lambasts Australia’s Green Policies
Grant King, the CEO of Australia’s biggest listed energy utility, has launched a broadside against the government’s green...
Australian Construction Industry Loses 61,500 Days to Disputes in 2012
The building and construction industry in Australia records its worst year for industrial disputes on record.
Abandoned Hotel Embodies Fears of Mining Boom’s End
The unfortunate fate of a six-storey hotel originally slated for construction in the key export hub of Port...
BHP Billiton Could Slash Work Force with Automated Mining
Diversified mining giant BHP Billiton could significantly reduce its human labour force with a concerted drive towards automation-based...
Fear-mongering Fails to Advance Sustainability Agenda
Efforts to advance the sustainability agenda via fear mongering have failed to achieve their desired effect, with public...
China Retains Leading Position in Renewable Energy Index
New figures indicate that China has retained its leading position in the global renewable energy sector.
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