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Economic Quaterly

The Office of the Chief Economists “Resources and Energy Quarterly” report provides “light reading” for those of us that like to nerd out and combine the due diligence, real data, exacting, educated and well-considered economic forecasting from the good people at the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources with our own thumb sucking, crystal

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Indigenous Employment and Labour shortages in Mining

When I presented this paper at the 2005 Minerals Council Of Australia Global Sustainability Conference, my assertion that a “qualitative framework”  be introduced to benchmark community relations practice in the Mining Industry was met with a dismissive lack of interest.

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The Rise and Rise of Australian Copper Mining in 2021

The Australian Copper mining industry has been historically characterised by large poly metalliferous open-cut operations with Au head grade producing Cu concentrate product as a secondary production process and dedicated underground Cu mining. Newmont’s Boddington Gold project is one example of an open cut project with an annual gold production over 700 Koz and 35kt

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