A coal mine operated by Aquila Resources in central Queensland. Demand from China for the state's mining resources has not benefited everyone. Photo: Bloomberg
A coal mine operated by Aquila Resources in central Queensland. Demand from China for the state's mining resources has not benefited everyone. Photo: Bloomberg

China-fuelled mining boom a double edged sword for Queensland

China-fuelled mining boom in the Australian state of Queensland has raised fears of longer-term economic and environmental damage

A coal mine operated by Aquila Resources in central Queensland. Demand from China for the state's mining resources has not benefited everyone. Photo: Bloomberg
A coal mine operated by Aquila Resources in central Queensland. Demand from China for the state's mining resources has not benefited everyone. Photo: Bloomberg
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