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Author - Richard Szabo

Richard Szabo is an award-winning journalist with more than 12 years' experience in news writing at mainstream and niche media organizations. He has a specialty in mining and business reporting.

Save Our Water Tamborine Mountain

Southeast Qld council rejects mining application

The nation’s second largest local government refuses to allow some exploration activity in the nearby hinterland region. Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) has rejected an application submitted by...

ConocoPhillips

Contract awarded for part of US$4.7B gas project

A technology company has won a tender for part of a US$4.7 billion (A$6.9B) resources development off the shore of Northern Australia. Vocus Group recently secured the telecommunications contract for...

Gold Road Resources

$621M metal project begins operation

A mining partnership has commenced operation at its $621 million precious metal development in Western Australia’s Goldfields-Esperance region. Gold Road Resources and Gold Fields recently...

Free wifi at Devil's Marbles

Outback towns receive free wireless internet

Dozens of remote communities in the Australian Outback now have free internet access. Free Wi-Fi usage has increased by nearly 2000 per cent in in 46 remote communities thanks to a government-funded...

BHP workers

Contract awarded for part of a US$2.9B metal project

A steel fabrication and construction company has won the tender for part of a US$2.9 billion (A$4.3B) metal project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Pacific Industrial Company recently...