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13/03 - NSW in the middle of a "gold rush"

Source: Stateline NSW
Published: Friday, March 5, 2010 8:34 AEDT
Expires: Thursday, June 3, 2010 8:34 AEDT

Old NSW mines might be re-opened because of a large increase in gold prices.

QUENTIN DEMPSTER, PRESENTER: Apparently Australia's in the midst of its third great gold rush and NSW is right in the thick of it. Soaring international gold prices have put old mines back in the sights of speculators. Modern mining can create local jobs and encourage infrastructure spending, but at what cost?

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