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Iron ore set to deliver $1.5b bonus

Article by Josh Zimmerman courtesy of the West Australian WA is on track to bank nearly $1.5 billion more in iron ore royalties than the McGowan Government predicted just weeks ago – a windfall that would nearly double the State’s forecast surplus to an incredible $3.7 billion. The steel-making commodity has so ...

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Drilling deep for support

Article courtesy of Joondalup Times A MINING contractor has given one of its machines a pink makeover to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care WA. Ranger Drilling painted Drill Rig 5, which operates at Roy Hill, bright pink in its efforts to raise $50,000 for the charity by the end of January. ...

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Reflections on a lifetime in the mining sector | Why does Australia need mining?

Reflections on a lifetime in the mining sector Ron Manners AO I often remind people that the industry of mining exploration and production is the most creative industry in the world.  We often forget this.  It is true because you start by going out-back where there is nothing. The terrain ...

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Newmont boss says rest of world copied Aussie miners on virus

Article by Brad Thompson courtesy of the Australian Financial Review The boss of the world’s biggest gold multinational credits Australian miners for keeping the domestic economy strong through COVID-19 and showing the rest of the world the way forward.   Newmont president Tom Palmer said the protocols introduced by the ...

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Mrs Gina Rinehart’s Speech 2020

National Mining and Related Industries Day

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‘Cut the red & green tape’

Article by Josh Zimmerman courtesy of the Sunday Times, Perth   AUSTRALIA’S richest woman has warned the nation’s vital resources and agriculture industries are being strangled by red and green tape, threatening the future viability of both. In a pre-recorded speech to commemorate National Mining Day today, Gina Rinehart ...

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Coronavirus updates: Gina Rinehart’s tax cut call to save Aussies as new global COVID hot spots emerge

Article by Zoe Smith courtesy of the Courier Mail Gina Rinehart has called on the Morrison government to look towards the US to help Australia recover from the economic fall out of the coronavirus pandemic. The billionaire mining magnate said the Australian government must mirror the Trump administration in rolling ...

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