Category: Water & Environment

Four key challenges ahead for the Australian mining sector

While the mining sector has experienced tough times it seems there are calmer waters ahead, according to trade credit

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Approval of the Carmichael Mine – An Australian failure to understand and apply groundwater science.

As an expert witness called by a conservation group to assist the Court, I had the privilege of observing

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Better mine rehabilitation for Queensland

 Palaszczuk Government implements next generation laws to ensure large mines across the state are properly rehabilitated #miningnews #qmeb #aprs

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Energy company accused of major cover-up

An electricity and gas supplier accused of hiding major environmental incidents is facing new calls for an urgent investigation. According

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Tougher groundwater extraction laws proposed

Resource companies wanting to take groundwater for mining activities will be subject to tougher assessment of environmental impacts under proposed new laws.

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NSW mining company operations remain suspended

Young Mining’s suspension over unpaid environmental rehabilitation security deposits has been upheld in the NSW Supreme Court. The NSW

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Healthy waterways in Fitzroy catchment

The collective efforts of the resources and agricultural sectors to maintain healthy waterways in the Fitzroy catchment has achieved

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Budget boosts abandoned mine clean-up effort

The Palaszczuk Government will commit $42 million in the 2016-17 State Budget to manage public safety risks with abandoned mine

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STUDY: Coal dust is harming coral

A new study has revealed coal dust in the ocean can kill coral and slow the growth of seagrasses

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No to rehab? The mining downturn risks making mine clean-ups even more of an afterthought

Mining is environmentally damaging, but as a society we broadly accept this because of the financial benefits it provides,

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