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METS sector rides COVID wave

AUSTRALIA’S mining equipment, technology and services sector performed strongly in 2020 despite the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic to generate about $1.14 billion to the economy and employing thousands, a survey has found.

 The proportion of METS firms operating in iron ore also dropped, from 73% in 2015 to 61% in 2020.

The proportion of METS firms operating in iron ore also dropped, from 73% in 2015 to 61% in 2020.

According to the National METS survey 2020 by Austmine, the METS sector is significant in size and a substantial contributor to Australia's economy. While most companies reported less than $20 million...

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