Article – Fracking 'does not pose risk to water supplies': Scientists find contamination in highly-publicised cases was from leaky drilling wells

17 September 2014 Tom Leonard The Daily Mail Scientists have undermined a central plank of the anti-fracking lobby’s case by showing that the controversial drilling process does not poison drinking water. Vociferous […]

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Opinion – The end of Australian thermal coal? Not likely

17 September 2014 Cole Latimer Australian Mining China is bringing in new regulations to raise the quality threshold for imported coal, and many are predicting that this may be one of the […]

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Article – New boom for meat exporters

18 September 2014 Matthew Cranston Queensland Country Life TOURING an abattoir in western China last month, the managing director of cattle exporter Frontier International Agri Hamish Browning was surprised. The facility, which […]

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Article – Korea Development Bank will take a 5% stake in the Roy Hill iron ore mine

17 September 2014 Mining Bulletin Korea Development Bank will take a 5% stake in the Roy Hill iron ore mine in Australia, in partnership with domestic pension fund firms and insurance companies. […]

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Article – Chinese investment fund to tip billions into Australian farm projects

17 September 2014 Catherine McAloon ABC Rural Two Chinese investment groups have established a $3 billion fund to invest in Australian agriculture, as Australia edges closer to securing a free trade deal […]

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Article – Chinese Fund Set to Invest in Australia's Agriculture Industry

18 September 2014 The Cattle Site The Chinese-government owned Beijing Agricultural Investment Fund has committed to spend $2.7 billion on Australian dairy, beef, lamb and aquaculture industries, local media reported Tuesday. The […]

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Article – Australia set to dominate LNG market, expert says

19 September 2014 Northern Rivers Echo A RESOURCE industry expert believes Australia will become the world’s biggest exporter of LNG in three years. Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association eastern Australia chief Paul […]

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Article – Twiggy bets on China food boom

19 September 2014 Philip Wen The Land AS China’s hunger for Australia’s resources fades, dealmakers bet on its growing appetite for our food. Mining billionaires Andrew Forrest and Gina Rinehart are among […]

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Article – Local governments cautiously welcome inquiry

10 September 2014 Ben Leahy Pilbara News and North West Telegraph Pilbara local governments have cautiously welcomed a parliamentary inquiry calling for studies into special economic zones in northern Australia and new […]

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CSIRO Report – Australian attitudes toward mining

September 2014 Kieren Moffat, Airong Zhang  & Naomi Boughen CSIRO Mining is a big part of life in Australia, but the relationship  between mining and society is not an easy one. As […]

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