Tuesday, August 17, 2010

"Junior" miners YouTube video goes viral

From perthnow.com.au - basically the Sunday Times.

As an aside, I can personally recommend Julie and the Food Store in West Perth. Especially the chocolate brownies! To die for.
ANGER over the mining tax has boiled over to the internet as Fortescue chief Andrew Forrest offers an invitation to the Prime Minister to an open discussion of the tax.

A YouTube video has gone viral, two days after specialist media consultant Nicholas Hayes pulled together several people working in a variety of industries to tell of how the Labor government’s proposed minerals resource rent tax (MRRT) is already affecting their business.

Featured on the video are two of the mining sectors more vocal critics of the MRRT, Atlas Iron’s David Flanagan and BC Iron’s Mike Young, plus a small business owner, a sales executive and a chief executive of a mining services company.

Mr Hayes told PerthNow that with all the escalating buzz and spin over election commitments coming from the major political parties on traditional media formats, the mining tax issue had been set aside.
Full article here.

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