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More turmoil for iron lady

Future control of one of the world’s great mining fortunes, and one of the world’s biggest new iron ore mines, has been thrown into doubt after an Australian court decision went against the country’s richest person, the iron ore heiress, Gina Rinehart.

On the same day that Rinehart’s position as Australia’s richest individual was confirmed by a business magazine, BRW, the New South Wales supreme court ordered that her estranged daughter, Bianca, be