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A less flattering Diggers wash-up

Not every investor who made the trek last week to Australia’s premier mining conference in the outback city of Kalgoorlie came away in a positive mood, with some even describing the atmosphere as downbeat. But beneath the surface there was a positive theme for anyone who looked hard enough; service companies.

A less flattering Diggers wash-up A less flattering Diggers wash-up A less flattering Diggers wash-up A less flattering Diggers wash-up A less flattering Diggers wash-up

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Before getting to the good news, which has only crept out after the event, it's worth considering a soberer assessment of the conference because it is an important scene-setter for the mining