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Freight weighing on mining profits again

Rising freight charges, caused by higher fuel prices and toughening environmental regulations, are starting to eat into the profits of mining companies.

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Always a hidden cost in the business of shipping bulk commodities such as iron ore and coal the country being hit hardest is Brazil because of its distance from Asia.