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Water scarcity plagues key mining regions

A woman pushing a wheelbarrow to transport water at the Anglo American Platinum's Thembelani mine near the mining town of Rustenburg, north-west of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Cape Town

THE world's top mining companies warned on Tuesday that assets will be stranded and investors will walk away unless they deal with water scarcity in key mining regions such as Africa, Australia and Latin America.

After the hottest global year on record in 2016, water has...

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