Geology of Australia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28364/all en REFILE-Floods hit two Australian states, thousands evacuated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/floods-hit-two-australian-states-thousands-evacuated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Fixes stock code display in paragraph 11, spelling of "too" in paragraph 10)</p> <p>* Floods force thousands to evacuate in two states</p> <p>* Death toll stands at four</p> <p>* Coal, rail, flights affected</p> <p>By James Grubel</p> <p>CANBERRA, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Massive summer floods have killed four people and forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes across two Australian states on Tuesday, disrupting air and rail travel and coal production.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/floods-hit-two-australian-states-thousands-evacuated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Geography of Australia Geography of Oceania Geology of Australia Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 07:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740871 at http://www.globalpost.com Australia's decade-long mining boom built on Chinese demand turns to bust for many businesses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130806/australias-decade-long-mining-boom-built-chinese-demand-turn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MACKAY, Australia - The Australian mining boom built over a decade on Chinese hunger for energy and raw materials is turning into bust for many business owners as China's cooling growth reverberates through a country accustomed to winning from the rise of an Asian economic giant.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130806/australias-decade-long-mining-boom-built-chinese-demand-turn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Geography of Australia Geology of Australia Mackay, Queensland The Canadian Press Tue, 06 Aug 2013 08:01:38 +0000 The Canadian Press 5903534 at http://www.globalpost.com