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RESOURCES HIT $296B RECORD

Australia’s resources sector will again break export earnings records this financial year, underpinned by another record high in annual income from WA’s powerhouse iron ore industry.

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Iron ore to drive $136bn windfall

Booming iron ore exports on the back of a global economic rebound linked to stimulus measures and supply shortages following the COVID-19 pandemic are expected to drive Australia’s resources and energy exports to a record $136bn.

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World’s richest woman warns of iron ore crash

Gina Rinehart’s right-hand man is on the hustings with a stark warning:

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Rinehart lieutenant warns MPs to prepare for iron ore price fall

One of Gina Rinehart’s most trusted lieutenants says Australia’s political leaders must looks at ways to reduce cost burdens like payroll tax ahead of an inevitable fall in iron ore prices. Article by Brad Thompson courtesy of the Australian Financial Review.

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Australia’s economy is more reliant on iron ore than ever

Article by Greg Jericho courtesy of the Guardian: It is great for our economy, but it also means Australia’s economic base has become very narrow.

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Western Australian’s budget outpaces rest of the world

Western Australia has recorded the best budget performance in the world through the pandemic, underpinned by a boom in mining royalties that have shielded the state’s bottom line from the worst recession in nearly a century.

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WA’s economy best in world during COVID-19 pandemic

WA’s economy has boomed to be the best in the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Happy International Women’s Day 2021

International Women's Day 2021 message.

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Australia posts record $10b trade surplus in January as iron ore exports boom

Australia has posted the biggest monthly trade surplus in history on the back of record iron ore exports, as the economy continued to rack up new markers in its rebound from last year’s deep recession.

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Pilbara turns pink

FIRST ore has been hauled from  Atlas Iron’s Sanjiv Ridge mine on four new trucks painted pink to support breast cancer research.

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First Sanjiv Ridge iron ore shipment on its way, Atlas Iron says

Atlas Iron has hauled its first shipment of ore by road to Port Hedland, in Western Australia, from its new Sanjiv Ridge operation in four brand new pink trucks.

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Pink Truck Parade – First Ore Hauled at Sanjiv Ridge

TUESDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2022 SAW ANOTHER KEY MILESTONE HIT AHEAD OF SCHEDULE BY THE TEAM AT ATLAS IRON.

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Atlas Iron hits Sanjiv Ridge crushing milestone

Article by Salomae Haselgrove courtesy of Australian Mining Atlas Iron's Sanjiv ridge (formerly Corunna Downs) mine Atlas Iron has crushed first direct shipping ore at the Sanjiv Ridge (formerly Corunna Downs) mine in the Pilbara region in Western Australia. The Hancock Prospecting Group-owned company achieved this major milestone ahead of ...

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Rinehart in iron ore milestone as Forrest fights Ellison, sand miners

Article by Brad Thompson courtesy of the Australian Financial Review While Andrew Forrest and Chris Ellison squabble in the courts over an iron ore project, Gina Rinehart is quietly running ahead of schedule developing a new mine. The new mine is being developed by Atlas Iron, the company Mrs Rinehart’...

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CRUSHED IT – FIRST ORE AT SANJIV RIDGE

Atlas Iron is pleased to announce that first ore has been crushed at its new mine, Sanjiv Ridge. Read more ...

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Trade surplus reaches ‘historic’ $73bn in 2020 as iron ore sales boom

Australia’s trade surplus reached a record $73bn in 2020, propelled by surging iron ore sales and a slump in demand for imported goods through the COVID-19 crisis.

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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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