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Indian group plans Qld’s biggest coal mine

An Indian conglomerate is planning to build Queensland's biggest coal mine near Rockhampton in the state's central region, including a new town, runway, railway and port facilities.

Mining magnate prompts media ownership questions

West Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart has doubled her stake in Fairfax Media to add to her shares in Channel 10 and that has prompted questions about why she has and what it means for media ownership laws.

Record rains dampen Ranger uranium mine output

Energy Resources of Australia says uranium production in the December quarter of last year fell significantly at its Ranger mine, compared to the same time a year ago, because of heavy rain.

Gold Rush: Downturn a Boon for Precious Metals

Investors aren't the only ones rushing to profit from the booming value of gold. Refiners, who buy scrap gold from dealers and private owners, say they are also seeing an upsurge in activity. "It is great for business," says Terry Hanlon, director of the