Ships wait to be loaded at the Rio Tinto alumina refinery in Gove
Ships wait to be loaded at the Rio Tinto alumina refinery in Gove, also known as Nhulunbuy, located 650 kilometers (404 miles) east of Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory July 16, 2013. The frontrunner to become AustraliaÃs next prime minister, Tony Abbott, holds ambitious plans to develop the country’s sparse and inhospitable north by 2030 to attract a new wave of mining investment and boost agricultural exports to Asia. Picture taken July 16, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray (AUSTRALIA – Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS SPORT)
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