Articles Tagged "australia"

Australia’s LNG Industry to Contribute AU$55 Billion to GDP by 2020

Gas – Mining Weekly reported that Australia's liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry could contribute more than AU$55 billion to the country's GDP by 2020 if it can improve international competitiveness, introduce a more flexible labor regime and remove regulatory constraints. These findings came from a new analysis put together by LNG producer Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN).

BHP Billiton’s CEO Calls Australian Iron Ore Inquiry Unnecessary

Iron – BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP) announced that it believed an inquiry into the Australian iron ore industry was unnecessary, as the company's CEO Andrew Mackenzie said it would sent the wrong message to international customers regarding the country's commitment to free trade during an interview on ABC radio Tuesday morning.