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China’s Manufacturing Crashing, With Demand For Iron Ore Weakening

August 27, 2012 • Mining & Resources, NewsComments (1)

Manufacturing continues to fall in China this month, with HSBC releasing its August Flash PMI Index which revealed China Manufacturing dipping below the 50 mark point, to a nine month low. The data reveals a gloomy outlook for China with growth targets falling below target for the first time in almost four years. Figures compiled by markit reported:

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World’s Biggest Miner, BHP Billiton Puts $30b Expansion Plans On Hold

August 23, 2012 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

BHP Billiton has announced it will investigate an alternative, less capital-intensive design of the $30 billion Olympic Dam open-pit expansion in South Australia. The world’s biggest miner, believes the company needs to investigate new technologies to

Boosting Mineral Exploration In Tasmania With 3D Modelling

August 14, 2012 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

The Minister for Energy and Resources Bryan Green has praised ground breaking 3D modelling of Tasmania, which is aimed at boosting mineral exploration. In an Australian first, highly detailed 3D geological models are now accessible through a state-of-the-art

Victoria Gets A $90 Million Boost For Coal Industries

August 8, 2012 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

A $90 million partnership between the Australian and Victorian Governments will help ensure a bright future for Latrobe Valley coal industries in a low emissions economy. Minister for Resources and Energy Martin Ferguson AM MP, has launched the Advanced

Ballarat Mining Business Export Success Story

July 28, 2012 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Mining technology company, Gekko Systems Pty Ltd will develop more export opportunities through a $80,000 Victorian Coalition Government Global Export Engagement Program grant. Announced by the Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade Richard

Symposium to promote SA and NT resources to China

July 18, 2012 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

The Australia China Resources Symposium opens today reinforcing to Chinese mining delegates the vast investment opportunities presented by the rapidly expanding minerals and energy sector in South Australia and the Northern Territory. South Australian

Australian Exports Surge to New Record

July 12, 2012 • Mining & Resources, NewsComments (0)

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade reported Australia’s total goods and services exports soared 10.2 per cent in 2011 to $313.3 billion.  It’s the first time Australia has reached over $300 billion in exports, during a 12 month period.