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Australia's economy is a huge mess, but it's not doomed for a recession

Australia faces a a “significant but low” 15-20 percent risk of recession as the mining investment boom fades, according to a research note by AMP Capital’s chief economist Shane Oliver today.

At least 33 are reported missing after collapse at Indonesia's Freeport mine

At least 33 people are missing after a training tunnel at the massive Grasberg gold and copper mine in Indonesia's West Papua province collapsed, according to mine owner Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

South African police fire rubber bullets at Anglo American protesters

A police spokesman said a group of people had "gathered illegally" at the Anglo American (Amplats) mine located near Rustenburg, South Africa.

Strike at South Africa's Marikana mine ends as workers accept wage deal

A total of 45 people were killed in violence during the strike, including 34 in a mass shooting by police that shocked the nation.

South Africa announces crackdown on mine violence

"It can't be a normal thing that even after the tragedy of Marikana people continue to die, people continue to be hacked to death," said Nathi Mthetwa, the country's police minister.

South Africa's Julius Malema calls for national mine strike (VIDEO)

"They have been stealing this gold from you. Now it is your turn," Malema told miners on a wildcat strike at the Gold Fields mine near Carletonville.

Unrest continues at South Africa's troubled Lonmin platinum mine

Lonmin is responsible for about 12 percent of global platinum output, and South Africa is the world's biggest platinum producer.
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