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Mining in Australia

Australia’s mining tax abolished

Government makes deal with PUP

AUSTRALIA’S controversial mining tax has been abolished after the government struck a deal to earn the support of a minor party led by mining magnate Clive Palmer.

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Business

A third of Evonik’s investments in Germany

Chemical company commits €2bn to country

EVONIK says that it is investing €2bn in its industrial heartland of Germany as it looks to boost both production and R&D.

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Water tap

Water stress may hinder shale production

China, India, Mexico amongst worst-affected

LIMITED availability of fresh water for fracking could hinder shale development, with 38% of shale plays in severely water-stressed or arid regions, according to a new report.

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