Australian news, and some related international items

More uncertainty over the future of BHP’s big new uranium mine plan

Global woes a worry for Olympic Dam, 9 News, 18 June 12,   Global economic uncertainty is casting more doubt over the expansion of South Australia’s Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine, Opposition Leader Isobel Redmond says…….”Given world economic circumstances, I think there is a much bigger question mark over it now than there was perhaps when the indenture was ratified by the parliament at the end of last year.”

Under the terms of the indenture, mining giant BHP Billiton has until the end of this year to give the $30 billion expansion final approval.

June 20, 2012 - Posted by | General News

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