04.09.2012 - $100bln mining projects threatened
A plunge in the prices of Australia’s export commodities as well as high labour and construction costs will stall $100 billion of mining and energy projects, as companies ­scramble to reassess their long-term investment pipelines. Analysis by The Australian Financial Review of the federal government’s Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics’ major projects pipeline shows more than a dozen big developments in the less advanced category will be further delayed, endangering the next phase of the resources boom............................................Full Article: Source
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