North Australia Digest – 31/10/2012

Australian Financial Review The Queensland and West Australian economies are stagnating due to a lack of labour. Dr Susanne Bahn, Edith Cowan University academic, says not enough skilled workers are migrating across […]

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North Australia Digest – 30/10/12

The Australian Chinese interest in Australian miners continues amid slumping prices and high costs. Endocoal chief executive, Tim Hedley, says that companies face ‘an increasingly challenging operating environment, given recent global financial […]

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North Australia Digest – 29/10/2012

Australian Financial Review While the Asia Century White Paper has placed a large emphasis on developing Darwin as a regional hub for a significant number of goods and services, Australian Agricultural chief […]

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North Australia Digest – 26/10/12

The Australian Although the mining tax will not raise any revenue, Australia’s junior iron ore sector will still have spent millions of dollars in compliance costs just to confirm they do not […]

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North Australia Digest – 25/10/12

The Australian The government’s new mining tax raised zero revenue in its first three months. Price cuts, the high dollar and falling profits, mostly due to lower commodity prices, have drastically reduced […]

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North Australia Digest – 24/10/12

The Australian Queensland mining companies believe Premier Campbell Newman’s decision to overturn the 23-year ban on uranium mining indicates the industry is ‘becoming normalised’ and opens up huge opportunities for the state’s […]

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North Australia Digest – 23/10/12

The Australian Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has decided to lift the ban on uranium mining in Queensland, unlocking a huge opportunity to recommence development of the resource in the state. This comes […]

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North Australia Digest – 22/10/12

The Australian Deloitte Access Economics director Chris Richardson says that it may have been wise for the government to delay the release of MYEFO in order to assess the first mining tax […]

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North Australia Digest – 19/10/12

The Australian The Australian also report on the dangers of China’s slowing economy in dragging down commodity prices, particularly iron ore. Mount Gibson to slash 270 jobs in response to volatile market […]

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North Australia Digest – 18/10/12

The Australian As BHP and Rio Tinto are set to be the only two resource companies making payments to the new mining tax on Monday, BHP executive Marius Kloppers says future mining […]

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