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A fairer share for mining towns

Media Release: The Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources Committee  tabled the report for its mining inquiry, entitled Keep it in the regions: Mining and resources industry support for...

Australia on track to reach 78% renewables grid by 2030

A new report states that Australia is on track to reach 78% renewables grid by 2030, up from the previous speculation of 50%, IF we maintain the same level of rooftop solar installations and wind and...

First Shipment from Amrun Mine, Qld

Rio Tinto is celebrating after making its first bauxite shipment from the Amrun Mine on Cape York, six weeks ahead of schedule. The shipment, which holds more than 80,000 tonne of bauxite, is being...

Boom? What Boom? Can we call it that yet?

Rio Tinto has confirmed it will spend $3.5 billion developing the Koodaideri iron ore mine near Newman, in what is set to become the most technologically advanced iron ore mine in the world. 

Adani to go ahead: will self fund Carmichael coal mine

Adani has announced it will go ahead with the Carmichael mine and rail project – and will 100% self-finance it. According to a report on the ABC, Adani has the money ready to go. The mine is located...

Australia’s first solar farm synchronous condenser

Siemens, in partnership with VINCI-Energies/Electrix (main EPC contractor) will design, develop and deliver Australia’s first large synchronous condenser to be installed at a solar farm. When...