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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.
Miners Could Capsize due to Sector-wide Credit Crunch
A new survey indicates that mining companies around the world face the risk of collapse over the coming...
GE Plans to Bet Heavy on Australian Wind Power
Multinational conglomerate General Electric plans to invest heavily in wind power and other energy projects in Australia.
Construction Activity Dampened by Mining Investment Slowdown
A marked easing of mining investment levels caused Australian construction activity to edge lower in the final quarter...
BHP’s Departing CEO Sees Sharp Slowdown in Mining Demand
Outgoing BHP Billiton CEO Marius Kloppers says demand for minerals is set for a dramatic slowdown as China’s...
Mining Investment Boom Fast Approaching a Peak
The head of Australia’s central bank has informed a parliamentary committee that the nation’s mining investment boom is...
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