Government strives to prolong Australian mine life

The Australian federal and Western Australian state governments have teamed up with five Western Australian gold producers to prolong the life of proven mines and uncover sites for new operations.

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Western Australia is investing in its gold sector

Ian Macfarlane, federal industry and science minister, and Bill Marmion, state mines and petroleum minister, said the A$1.69 million (US$1.