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Mining in Australia

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Coal Mining in Sydney | Strip the City

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South Flank iron ore mine tour

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Australia: Divisions over coal industry expansion

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Working in an iron ore mine in Australia

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Gold 'mother lode' worth $15 million unearthed in Western Australia

Mining in Australia is a significant primary industry and contributor to the Australian economy. Historically, mining booms have also encouraged immigration to Australia. Many different ores and minerals are mined throughout the country.
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