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More major iron ore tonnes to come

There is nothing obvious connecting iron ore mining with aviation, but there is a link between the aircraft industry and the plans of BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto to expand their Australian mining operations in a falling iron ore market.

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Rio Tinto is thinking of adding Koodaideri to its extensive Pilbara iron ore operations

The relationship is best explained in just two words: “never again”, and is connected to a concern of competition damaging a comfortable position of market dominance.