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Adani mine now makes no financial, let alone environmental, sense

Australia’s Carmichael project hardly seems viable. The motivation to pursue it is difficult to fathom. It’s not unusual for large new mines to attract opposition and controversy. But rarely has so much energy, political and financial capital been spent on a project with as little prospect of making money as Australia’s Carmichael […]

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Australia could re-build a world class manufacturing industry if it wished

Prime Minister Scott Morrison intends to revitalise Australia’s ailing manufacturing industry in a bid to kickstart the nation’s post-coronavirus economy. By Killian Plastow The plan would see workers return to factories as part of an “advanced competitive manufacturing sector” that takes advantage of the country’s “highly skilled” workforce. Australia’s manufacturing […]