News in Focus – Weekly Wrap [VIDEO]

Both BHP and Rio Tinto have declared production increases in their first quarter reports, with Rio increasing their global iron ore production by 12 per cent on the 2014 first quarter to 74.7 million tonnes.

Despite the prospect of job losses in the iron ore sector related to global oversupply, W.A.s Gold mining jobs are on the rise according to the Hays quarterly employment report.

Two anti coal protesters have faced charges in court over trespass onto the Whitehaven Coal washery.

Australian Mining Weekly Wrap and On The Bench videos are now available in podcast from Soundcloud for streaming or download.

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