North Australia Digest – 30/11/2012

The Australian  BHP Billiton chairman Jac Nasser has told shareholders that global economic problems will take time to be resolved and warned China’s growth was slowing. Speaking at BHP’s annual meeting, Mr […]

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North Australia Digest – 29/11/2012

The Australian Australia’s rising costs in coal production, driven by the carbon and mining taxes and state royalty hikes have been a major boost for coal producers in the United States, according […]

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North Australia Project – 28/11/2012

The Australian Attorney-General Nicola Roxon has axed funding for a scheme that provides legal representation for Native Title claims to pastoralists. The plan has attracted the ire of groups including the NT […]

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North Australia Digest – 27/11/2012

The Australian Financial Review Australia could underachieve in the Asian century due to high costs and falling productivity according to Ian Bauert, the head of Rio Tinto’s China operations. As Chevron said […]

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North Australia Digest – 26/11/2012

The Australian  Despite generating more than $100 billion a year in revenue and inspiring tens of billions of dollars in new investment, West Australia’s resources sector is experiencing mounting pressure from rising […]

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North Australia Digest – 23/11/2012

The Australian Shanghai Zhongfu president Wu Pui Ngai is poised to pour $700 million into Australia’s remote East Kimberley to grow sugar and has hit back at critics worried that he does […]

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North Australia Digest – 22/11/2012

The Australian Alcoa Australia managing director Alan Cransberg recently backed calls from others in the industry for the nation to make more of its vast gas reserves, rather than exporting them all […]

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Speech – On Mr. Lang Hancock – by Senator Cory Bernadi to Australian Senate

This Thursday marks the 60th anniversary of Mr Lang Hancock’s famous flight during which he discovered enormous iron ore deposits in Western Australia. It also marks the start of a shining example of entrepreneurship and private enterprise […]

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North Australia Digest – 21/11/2012

The Australian The Chinese Development company that has won the rights to develop stage two of the Ord River project, Shanghai Zhongfu, will inject $700 million to develop a giant new irrigated […]

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North Australia Digest – 20/11/2012

The Australian Financial Review International energy experts are the latest group to warn that high costs are putting at risk $150 billion in future LNG investments in Australia. The calls echo concerns […]

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