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Carmichael: A mine too far?

Australia and India traditionally sort out their differences on a cricket pitch but the field of combat could soon switch to mining as a nasty political brawl in Australia threatens to stretch relations between the two countries.

Commodities > Bulks

Carmichael: A mine too far?

Australia and India traditionally sort out their differences on a cricket pitch but the field of combat could soon switch to mining as a nasty political brawl in Australia threatens to stretch relations between the two countries.

Carmichael: A mine too far?

The A$1 billion loan was to help pay for rail and port infrastructure linking Carmichael up to the coast

At the heart of the dispute is a plan by an Indian company to build one of the world's biggest coal mines in the Australian state of Queensland with most of the material mined destined for India.