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Mining News Pro - Australia’s mining industry has delivered a 10.4 per cent share of the Australian economy in 2019-20, making it the largest economic contributor with a $202 billion GDP, according to The Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Mining News Pro - NASA’s Hubble Telescope has obtained images of an asteroid so rich in metals that its worth puts our global economy to shame. Think $10,000 quadrillion ($10,000,000,000,000,000,000), compared to the world’s economy, which was worth about $142 trillion in 2019.

Mining News Pro - Leading Fortune 500 global trading and business investment company Sumitomo Corporation, which has a strong focus on the hydrogen economy, has become the latest investor in partnership with venture capital company AP Ventures Fund II.

Mining News Pro - Joint venture (JV) partners Iamgold and Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM) on Friday broke ground on the Côté gold project, symbolising the construction start of the new $1.3-billion mine in Ontario.

Mining News Pro - The hydrogen economy is elevating platinum as a precious metal with long-term store of value, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) said today.

Mining News Pro - Final trade data for the 2019-20 financial year from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has confirmed the strength of Australia’s resources sector in underpinning the economy during the Covid-19 pandemic, federal Resources Minister Keith Pitt said on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - New South Wales has the potential to fortify its economic recovery by approving the 32 mining projects that are sitting in the NSW planning system.

Mining News Pro - Copper prices are surging, and for once it’s not because the economy is booming.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica on Tuesday underlined the need to strike a balance between protecting mine workers from the new coronavirus and keeping the economic engine of the world’s largest copper producer running.

Mining News Pro - Despite being a global pandemic with hugely negative health consequences, Covid-19 is an important catalyst for the take-off of the hydrogen economy, in which platinum plays a fundamental role.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s resource industry is set to aid the economic recovery once again as higher prices and expansion plans assist the nation emerging from its coronavirus lockdown.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland resources sector is continuing to support the state’s economy through revenue generation and employment as it works through its Covid-19 response.

Mining News Pro - Re-elected Minerals Council South Africa president Mxolisi Mgojo on Wednesday called on all the leaders of the mining industry to commit to continuing to address the Covid-19 health threat with uncompromising vigour and emphasised that the introduction of measures to restructure the economy was now more urgent than ever.

Mining News Pro - The Pueblo Viejo gold mine – a joint venture between Barrick Gold (60%) and Newmont (40%) – has made an early tax payment this month to help contribute to the stability of Dominican Republic and aid the country in containing the spread of Covid-19.

Mining News Pro - New data by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has pointed out that Australia’s merchandise exports rose A$8-billion, or 29%, during March, with a significant rise reported in the resources export sector.

Mining News Pro - Going forward from the current devastating coronavirus pandemic, South Africa will forge a radical economic transformation that will make its cities, towns, villages and rural areas vibrant centres of economic activity, President Cyril Ramaphosa stated in a far-reaching and inspiring televised address last night.

Mining News Pro - The world may be falling into its worst recession in almost a century but one tiny South American economy is still forecast to grow 53% this year.

Mining News Pro - BHP plans to recruit 1500 people to support the company’s operations in the short term amid a “difficult” time.

Mining News Pro - With just 61 infections on March 15, President Cyril Ramaphosa imposed travel bans, instructed schools to close and outlawed large gatherings. He followed up with restrictions on restaurants and effectively closed bars, beating many worse-afflicted countries to the move. The central bank cut interest rates by the most in more than a decade at its scheduled policy meeting and boosted liquidity in local markets.

Mining News Pro - Mining major BHP on Friday announced that it would hire 1 500 additional staff across Australia to support its current workforce and to stimulate the economy.

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