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Gold workers hit pay dirt (sort of)

(August 30th, 2007)

The price of gold has more than doubled in recent years, but that hasn’t translated to double the profits for producers and certainly not double the salary for workers. But they are getting 8 to 10 percent raises. Gretchen Wilson reports.

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Chinese investing in Zambia’s Copper Belt

(July 31st, 2006)

In the 1970s and ’80s copper prices plummeted worldwide and Zambia’s mines closed, crippling that country’s economy. Gretchen Wilson visits one mine that’s now booming at the hands of Chinese investors.

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