Resources Monitor – ASIA-PACIFIC MINING PROJECTS
The Asia-Pacific region looms large as a market for Australian minerals, notably iron-ore and coal. But as the focus of Australian mining investment, it does not loom as large as Africa and (over the past decade) Latin America.
However, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea have always been important to Australian mining companies, while Mongolia has grown in importance in recent years. Here are four major projects in the Asia-Pacific region, driven (in whole or part) by Australian companies.