Magnesia industry hit by rising Australian floodwaters

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 04 January 2011

Queensland floods hit minerals industry as supplies from Rockhampton are cut off

Devastating floods in Queensland, north-east Australia, have caused widespread disruption to the region’s minerals industry and could force the shutdown of a major magnesia operation.

The city of Rockhampton, home of Queensland Magnesia (QMAG) and a hub of the country’s biggest coal region, has been one of the...

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