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Mining Giants Dodge Gillard Government’s Resources Tax
Diversified mining giants Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton have accumulated a combined total of $1.7 billion in tax...
Offworld Mining Robot Under Development by NASA Engineers
Engineers at NASA are working on a new mining robot capable of independent operation in low gravity environments.
Mining Industry Continues to Top Australian Wages
New figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicate that the mining sector continues to provide the highest...
Mining Construction Boom to Peak Towards the End of 2013
The boom in Australian mining construction is set to peak by late 2013, leaving a gap in GDP...
Mines Release Toxins Into Flood Waters
As storm systems continue to affect the Australian east coast, an environmental group claims toxins are being released...
Asteroid Prospecting: Mining Sector Heads Into Space
Mining asteroids to procure resources and building materials and help further carbon free energy and solar power development...
Rio Tinto Head Toppled by $14bn Loss on Assets
The sudden departure of Rio Tinto head Tom Albanese was triggered by heavy losses on investments made during...
Housing Starts, Construction Activity Rise
A slight rise in housing starts and construction activity is moderately positive news for the Australian construction industry.
Big Firms Will Have to Buy Local on Huge Construction Projects
A new government plan is expected to require large mining and energy firms to use more local suppliers...
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