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The personal pain of the iron ore crash

Iron ore prices have plummeted around 70% since the peak of 2013. And share prices have followed suit.

The collapse in prices is hitting the big miners hard, especially in Australia - the world's biggest iron ore exporter.

It's particularly tough for people in the remote mining towns of Western Australia, where the end of the iron ore boom is a story about people as much as profits.

Ali Moore reports from Karratha.

  • 01 Sep 2015
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