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Power, labour, permitting hurt Australia's nickel push

The biggest problems Australia's nickel miners face are labour and electricity costs and permitting.

Australia has to learn some harsh lessons if it wants to grow its nickel industry.

Australia has to learn some harsh lessons if it wants to grow its nickel industry.

Looking at the lessons of Indonesia's rise to dominate the nickel industry and those are the three biggest issues facing the industry. On the permitting point, consider iron ore. The time to get an...

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