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Chinese investment in Australia plunges as relations sour, virus bites

Urdu Point 28 Feb 2021
Last year China's direct investment to Australia focused on just 20 projects in three sectors -- real estate, mining and manufacturing -- the fewest in a decade ... There is also growing concern in Australia that Beijing has used trade, investments and diaspora groups to gain political leverage, which has prompted a slew of legislation.
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Chinese investment in Australia plunges due to souring relation, Covid-19 impact

Hindustan Times 28 Feb 2021
Last year China's direct investment to Australia focused on just 20 projects in three sectors -- real estate, mining and manufacturing -- the fewest in a decade ... There is also growing concern in Australia that Beijing has used trade, investments and diaspora groups to gain political leverage, which has prompted a slew of legislation.
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Hitching rides in Australia licked celebrity vet Pete Wedderburn into shape

The Times/The Sunday Times 28 Feb 2021
So I went off to work and travel in New Zealand and Australia ... I talked to my parents and mined some of their contacts overseas ... .
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Miners going for gold in record year

The Daily Telegraph Australia 28 Feb 2021
Australia’s gold mines set a new record for annual production as the gold price peaked in 2020 ....
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Biden’s hopes for rare earth independence at least a decade away

Finger Lakes Times 27 Feb 2021
“There’s far greater expertise in rare earths and critical minerals in Canada and Australia than there is in the U.S.,” said Hatch, who is also the CEO of Innovation Metals Corp., a subsidiary of Ucore Rare Metals, which has a rare-earth project in the U.S ... This compares to China’s dozens of mines and hundreds of refining and separation facilities.
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NAIF backs Qld fertiliser project

Mining Weekly 26 Feb 2021
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt said the loan would ...
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South32 promises more engagement with Aboriginal Australian group over mining

Business Day 25 Feb 2021
CEO Graham Kerr said the miner has increased its interactions with the Noongar people over the development of its Hotham bauxite mine, which will produce the aluminium raw material at one of Western Australia’s largest mining projects not for iron ore ... Western Australia’s heritage ...
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Aboriginal Australian group encouraged but wary of South32's engagement

Mining Weekly 25 Feb 2021
... which will produce the aluminium raw material at one of Western Australia's largest mining projects outside of iron-ore.
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'Destruction by a thousand cuts': The relentless threat mining poses to the Pilbara cultural landscape

Phys Dot Org 25 Feb 2021
BHP said the site was not part of its current mining operations and the cause of the rockfall was not known ... There are more than 25 industrial-scale iron ore mines in the Pilbara ... This will be the legacy, not only for the mining companies, but for Australia and most painfully, for the traditional owners who remain long after the miners have gone.
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Aus loses first place on Fraser's ranking

Mining Weekly 25 Feb 2021
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) on Thursday said that the latest release of the Fraser Institute’s ...
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BHP and Aboriginal group probe fallen rock shelter in Western Australia

Metro USA 24 Feb 2021
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – BHP Group has launched a joint investigation with an Indigenous group into what caused a rock fall at a culturally significant rock shelter at its iron ore operations in Western Australia, both groups said ... 29, as part of monitoring at its Mining Area C operations ... “This site is not part of current mining operations.
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BHP and Banjima people launch joint investigation into heritage site rockfall

NIT 24 Feb 2021
The incident occurred in January at the Mining Area C project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region and was recently discovered during a routine monitoring of the site ... BHP President Minerals Australia Edgar Basto said the discovery was made on January 29 but that the Banjima site is “not part of current mining operations”.
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Fortescue mining firm regrets Australia sacred site failure

BBC News 24 Feb 2021
An Australian mining firm says it regrets clearing a key Aboriginal site in the west of the country without following proper procedures ... Earlier this week, another mining company, BHP, said it was investigating a rock fall in the Pilbara, also in Western Australia, which damaged a sacred site. The site was not part of active mining operations.
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