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The Bolt Report

29 July 2021. Courtesy of Sky News.

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Rinehart’s hand in Games gold

It’s hard to miss her influence, too, with her ads for Roy Hill and Atlas, and featuring none other than singer-turned-Olympic hopeful Cody Simpson and Olympic great Dawn Fraser, running prominently during prime time on both Games broadcaster the Seven Network and Sky News.

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China’s iron ore imports are boosting Australia’s economic recovery

Prior to the pandemic, Australia’s relationship with China was at times strained, but generally uneventful. Despite Beijing giving federal cabinet the silent treatment on multiple occasions, the flow of trade between Australia and China continued relatively unimpeded.

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Iron ore stars in June export figures: ABS

“These incredible results underline the importance of Australia’s resources sector to the national economy and international markets throughout the COVID-19 downturn,” he said in response to the Quarterly. “Australia’s energy and resources sector has remained safe and reliable suppliers to domestic and global markets throughout the pandemic, helping ...

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Future Australian Jobs

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfLcZCCZJAo[/embed] Visit the Future Australian Jobs website.

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Atlas Iron readies Miralga Creek project start

Atlas Iron will start works to develop the Miralga Creek iron ore project in Western Australia after it received all primary approvals. According to Atlas Iron, Miralga Creek will be an extension of the Abydos iron ore mine and employ around 300 workers. In June, Minister for Resources, Water and Northern ...

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WA’s iron clad help for NSW

Leading economists believe that without WA’s record iron ore trade the Federal Government would not have had the financial flexibility to support NSW to the tune of $500 million a week during its COVID-19 lockdown. AMP chief economist Shane Oliver said without high iron ore prices the Government would not ...

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WA mining ensures Australians have Medicare

Over the past financial year, WA mining and oil and gas companies contributed $83 billion directly to Australia's economy, roughly one sixth of the entire federal government's revenue over the period. This is more than the federal government's budget for Medicare ($29.7 billion) and defence ($44.6 billion) combined. There are more than $140 billion ...

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WA resources sector injects $122 billion into economy in 2019-20, CME survey shows

WA mining and resources companies injected almost $122 billion into Australia’s economy in the 2019-20 financial year through direct and flow-on spending, helping create 309,000 full-time jobs during COVID-19. The figures, from WA’s peak resources industry body, revealed the extent to which the local sector powered economies and communities around ...

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Miralga Creek Project Receives all Statutory Approvals

Atlas Iron is pleased to announce that Miralga Creek has recently passed some significant project milestones. Miralga Creek is an extension of the completed Abydos Mine, and as of end of May 2021, the project received all statutory approvals. This included the DMIRS approval of the Mining Proposal; and the EPA, ...

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Iron-ore drives Aus exports to record highs

“These incredible results underline the importance of Australia’s resources sector to the national economy and international markets throughout the Covid-19 downturn. “Australia’s energy and resources sector has remained safe and reliable suppliers to domestic and global markets throughout the pandemic, helping to underpin economic growth and overcome the ...

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WA Perth Royal Show Dairy Awards, Bannister Downs recognised once again!

Competing in the 2021 Perth Royal Food Awards for the 15th consecutive year, Bannister Dairy produce, renowned for its quality and great flavour, awarded these champion titles, a true reflection of the effort and care that is made daily, with a complete focus on quality.

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WA premier Mark McGowan hikes port fees on iron ore miners BHP, Fortescue, Roy Hill

Mr McGowan on Monday announced that WA had delivered a $2.36 billion operating surplus for the first nine months of the current financial year, due primarily to the surge in iron ore prices. WA is the only jurisdiction in Australia running an operating surplus.

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Ore tax props up a nation

WA’s booming iron ore industry contributed nearly one-fifth of total company tax paid across the whole of Australia last year — about $15 billion — keeping the nation on its feet in the face of a devastating pandemic.

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Pilbara iron ore powering Australia’s economy

“I congratulate our iron ore sector for its strength, reliability and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for its continued support of Australia’s economy,” Minister Pitt said.

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New figures show mining sector powering the economy

“These changes will transform the NAIF to make it a more proactive investor in projects that will generate economic activity and job creation,”

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Miners deliver record $39bn windfall to boost government bottom lines

“Australia’s minerals industry paid record taxes and royalties to federal, state and territory governments in 2019-20 even as the COVID-19 pandemic started to push the economy into recession,”

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Resources sector boosts federal budget spending spree

The mining industry exceeded government expectations in its tax receipts, accounting for 30 per cent of company tax collections, which is forecast to reach $100.5 billion by 2024-25.

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When Mining does well, Australia does well.

Hancock Prospecting Group companies, Roy Hill and Atlas Iron, joined together to promote all that our industry does for our country. Please see latest advert.

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