Big miners cutting jobs quietly

RECENT job cuts in Perth and the Pilbara won’t come as a surprise to most mining spectators, but while the big players have done a good job keeping things under wraps, the true scale of their downsizing might not be a secret much longer.

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For those looking in from the outside it may have been a quiet few months for the Pilbara's iron ore miners, but the spotlight is back on the sector after BHP Billiton's move to axe around 170 workers