August 2019

As the Australian elections loom, we take a look at how it will influence the mining sector, and how the mining sector itself has become a divisive election issue. We also ask the new administration five questions that are pressing for the continued success of the industry.

BHP has become the world’s most valuable mining brand, we talk to them about what that means and how they’ve achieved it. We profile Queensland, one of the best mining regions in the world, but one where the government there has just approved a controversial A$1bn coal mine. India offers a huge opportunity for Australian miners, but one that is yet to be really taken advantage of, we ask why?

Finally, we profile Sir Arvi Parbo, a titan of the mining industry who sadly passed away in May.



Molly Lempriere

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