Britain's Britmar barges into Bing Bong

A TOUCH of the deals Britain used to do before it became part of the European Union, and what it might do again if/when it leaves the EU, can be found in a revival underway at the small end of the Australian mining industry.

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Shiploading at Bing Bong in northern Australia. Image: Carole Mackinney/commons.wikimedia.org

Britmar, which is part of the British Marine Group that has a close association with London's fabulously wealthy Reuben Brothers, is restarting operations at the mothballed Roper Bar iron ore mine