North Australia Weekly Digest – 03/05/2013

The Australian Origin Energy chief executive Grant King has called for a review of the carbon tax and Australia’s renewable energy target, saying they continue to put the country at a competitive […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 29/04/2013

The Australian The delay and cancellation of major mining projects has led to a long-term decline in engineering projects in Australia. A BIS Shrapnel report to be released today into the future […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 23/04/2013

Here is a digest of the major stories impacting Northern Australia over the last week: The Australian Opposition resources spokesman Ian Macfarlane has criticised high labour costs and the soaring Australian dollar, […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 02/04/2013

The Australian The resources industry has warned that the “uninformed rhetoric” surrounding coal and liquefied natural gas developments near the Great Barrier Reef could ultimately damage the national economy while providing little […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 18/03/2013

The Australian Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced this week that it plans to use ground-breaking technology to potentially unlock vast new gas sources after successfully extracting gas from a […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 25/02/2013

The Australian New research conducted by the Reserve Bank of Australia has found that resources exports have created about 500,000 jobs across every major industry during the past 7 years. The research […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 08/02/2013

The Australian The Coalition’s  Draft Discussion paper on Northern Development generated much debate in the media this week. The  plan has been backed by residents in the North, with Mt Isa mayor […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 01/02/2013

The Australian There has been a burst of new resources projects planned according to the latest Deloitte Access Economics investment survey released this week. The increase could extend the mining boom for […]

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North Australia Digest – 18/01/2013

The Australian The future of the world’s third largest miner was being questioned by global investors yesterday as Rio Tinto announced a $US14 billion write-down of its aluminium and coal assets. As […]

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North Australia Digest – 17/01/2013

The Australian A Gillard government plan aimed at saving struggling local industries could see major resources and infrastructure companies forced to prove they spend heavily with local manufacturers. Union leaders have led […]

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