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Miners need higher politics grades

A reasonable person might expect that Rio Tinto, after its bruising encounter with the politics of Guinea, would have developed a more refined sense of danger – not so, it seems, if an emerging Australian political problem worsens.

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The Guinea crisis, which is now the subject of multiple government inquiries and the threat of legal action by a sacked executive, was all about that tricky topic of resource nationalism.