Australia: Land of Plenty

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Despite a recent dip in exploration expenditure, Australia remains a host for key industrial mineral targets, some close to fruition, spurred on by state government initiatives

Australia is not called the “Land of Plenty” for nothing: and in the minerals and mining industry the country ranks as one of the world’s leaders. The giant commodities of bauxite, iron ore, coal, diamonds, base metals and gold dominate Australia’s mining industry. However, the country is an important source...

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