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With high winds and rough weather, the second vessel’s departure from Hamilton Island was delayed by three days providing an opportunity for scientists to collect a variety of species around Hook Island’s coral cays and reefs in the Whitsundays. 31 more words
Two vessels involved in a voyage to remove marine debris and look for new marine species have arrived at the Coral Sea Islands.
Both boats braved some rough weather conditions to ferry a team of 24 scientists, teachers, Parks Australia staff and non-government organisations to the remote islands that will become their ‘office’ over the next few days. 136 more words
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❝ Mining companies Vale SA and BHP Billiton were hit with a $43.5 billion civil lawsuit for the collapse of a dam at a mine last year that killed 19 people and caused damage that prosecutors said was comparable to BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
‘BHP Billiton shares are back below $20 after sinking more than 8 per cent in respone to revelations the penalties associated with the Samarco dam disaster may be worse than first thought. 91 more words
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According to Platts Mineral Value Service, a Munich-based iron ore and steel research company, domestic iron ore’s contribution to the Chinese steel market has declined from 36% of market share in 2010 to around 22% in 2015.
The Associated Press
By Kelvin Chan
Share prices sank in early trading Monday after an effort by major oil producing nations to agree on production cuts failed over the weekend. 455 more words