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WA can be mining innovation centre: Rio chief

Rio Tinto Iron Ore boss Andrew Harding has thrown down the challenge to entrepreneurs, government and academia to create a more vibrant, high-profile ‘innovation ecosystem’ in the backyard of one of the mining world’s biggest investors in technology and innovation (that is, RIIO).

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Rio Tinto Iron Ore boss Andrew Harding ... mining industry has range of 'innovation imperatives'

Speaking at the launch of Austmine 2017 in Perth, Western Australia, Harding said not only mining but the WA and Australian economies generally faced major challenges in the form of volatile commodity