BHP refutes mining tax claims

BHP Billiton has refuted claims mining tax revenue failed to reach targets because of a design flaw, saying it is intrinsically unstable and vulnerable to commodity price movements and cost pressures.
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Opinion: What has the boom done for us?

ABC Opinion writer Peter Lewis has examined whether Australians believe the mining boom has personally benefitted them and whether it really has saved the nation from the global financial crisis (GFC) and extreme unemployment.
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BHP strikes to conclude today

Union representatives for the striking BHP Billiton workers say the industrial action will conclude the final stop work meetings at Goonyella Riverside and Peak Downs mine today.
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