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Despite dedicating more than $1 billion in social programs, the impact of some of the world's top metals, mining and engineering companies' investment is uncertain, a new KPMG report has revealed.
Australians have endorsed the important role mining plays in the prosperity of the nation but there is still much to be done to bolster the industry's acceptance, trust and support, according to a CSIRO report released today.
Rio Tinto is set to capture a crucial advantage in the recovery of mineral deposits, with the launch of its revolutionary three-dimensional mapping technology to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of mining operations.
Panoramic Resources boss Peter Harold (pictured) said the miner's move to invest in laterite nickel hopeful GME Resources was a long-term decision.

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