Garrett gives green light to McArthur River expansion

SWISS mining giant Xstrata’s proposal to expand the open pit at its McArthur River mine in the Northern Territory has been given a conditional tick of approval by Australia’s Environment Minister Peter Garrett.

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In a statement today, Garrett said he intends to approve, with conditions, the proposal to expand the open pit, including rechannelling a 5.

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