Peabody Energy coal

Microwaving coal produces surprising results

Scientists have discovered that exposing ordinary coal powder to electromagnetic radiation can turn it into a valuable crystalline conductor. The University of Wyoming recently discovered heating up...

Downer worker

Mining contractor sold after suffering $150M loss

An embattled integrated service provider has found a new owner after the business experienced a major downturn. Struggling Downer EDI has sold its Mining West business to MACA after the former...

Santos workers

$3.6B gas project granted final approval

A multinational oil and gas producer has received the ultimate nod to proceed with its $3.6 billion natural gas development in New South Wales’ North West Slopes region. Federal Environment Minister...