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ABC News : Australia - Top Stories. July 14th., 2010

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Business Top Stories Environmental Impact: Chamber urges against Arkaroola mining ban Water Pollution: BP tests oil containment cap Oil and Gas: Conservationists applaud Government stalling LNG projects Environmental Management: Locals back Tarkine road revamp Rural Tourism: Tourist season 'breaks records' in outback Queensland Business, Economics and Finance: Fed downgrade clips stock rally Iron Ore: New iron ore product demand rising: analyst Building and Construction: Building industry confidence drops in Qld Industrial Relations: Wharfies strike after worker crushed to death Unrest, Conflict and War: Gaza-bound aid ship docks in Egypt More Business Top Stories

ABCNews: Business .- Profit results spark sixth straight rise on Wall St, FTSE Photo

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The Dow has closed 1.4 per cent higher after promising earnings reports. Profit results spark sixth straight rise on Wall St, FTSE By finance reporter Lexi Metherell Posted 2 hours 22 minutes ago Updated 2 hours 14 minutes ago A promising start to earnings season in the US has helped send stocks on Wall Street and in London higher for the sixth day in a row. Europe stress tests raise finance fears Economic and financial concerns have heightened today on news from Europe, China and the United States. Report maps way to clean power future Australia's energy grid could run entirely on renewables such as wind and solar power within 10 years, according to a report to be released tomorrow.

ABCNews : Australia Business .- Emission trading still off agenda until 2013. July 7th., 2010

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Emission trading still off agenda until 2013 Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she will not revive the Government's emissions trading scheme until at least 2013. Bodies of mining executives leave Congo The bodies of six Australians killed in a plane crash in the Congo last month have been flown out of the country. Share market slips on banks, industrials Local shares have given up some of yesterday's gains, despite a positive lead from US and European share markets overnight. More Business Stories

ABCNews : Australia Business . - Former Storm clients to launch class action. July 1rst., 2010

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Business Former Storm clients to launch class action Lawyers representing former clients of the failed Storm Financial are expected to launch a class action against the Commonwealth Bank today. China's aluminium demand will rise: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto Alcan says China's increasing industrial demand will underpin the Australian aluminium industry. Gillard seals mining tax deal The Government has made major concessions to the mining industry in a redesign of the resources super profits tax announced by Prime Minister Julia Gillard this morning. More Business

:7ABCNews : Australia Busines.- Gold ore mining to Begin in Gulf.June 30th., 2010 7:08p.m. GMT - 5

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Gold ore mining to begin in Gulf A gold exploration company in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria is planning to start mining in the next few months. Mine suspends work after shuttle car accident Operations at a central Queensland coal mine have been suspended after two workers were badly injured in a shuttle car accident at the weekend. University faces foreign application drop The Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) could face a drop of up to 25 per cent in international enrolments as a result of the Government's new immigration rules which come into effect today.

ABCNews : Australia Business : Businesses less confident on future. June 29th., GMT - 5 Perú Time

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Myki complaints increase Complaints to the Public Transport Ombudsman have jumped by 30 per cent since the roll-out of the troubled Myki transport ticketing system. Businesses less confident on future The WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry says businesses are far less confident about the future of Western Australia's economy now than they were at the end of March. Deadline for Kimberley gas hub agreement  Today marks the deadline set by the Premier for an agreement to be reached between Aboriginal people and Woodside over the Kimberley gas hub. More Business