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Fortescue trucks

Employer abandons wind solar and battery power

A major mineral producer will continue using fossil fuels instead of environmentally friendly alternatives. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) recently abandoned plans to construct up to 340 wind turbines...

Mt Arthur mine

75 per cent of coal workers will be axed says report

Services of nearly all fossil fuel employees will no longer be required, new data predicted. An estimated 990,200 coal workers will be out of a job sometime before the year 2050. This is the key...

Callide coal power station

Central Qld coal plant kept running without approval

A fossil fuel plant kept operating despite having no authorisation to do so. Authorities found production continued for many years without approval at CS Energy’s Callide C coal power station...

Hydrogen

Hydrogen has a unique role in global energy says BHP

One of the world’s largest mining companies predicts hydrogen will occupy a unique and potentially profitable niche in the worldwide energy scenario rather than serving as a primary fuel source...

Glencore coal

Mining giant converts southern Qld coal to renewables

A resources producer will transition a Surat Basin operation away from fossil fuels to eco friendlier alternatives. Glencore recently confirmed a new direction for its Wandoan Coal Project, 278km...

Kidston workers

$295M North Qld project receives special status

A major development is one step closer to construction in North Queensland’s Etheridge Shire. The State Department of Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning recently granted...

BMA Australia

Coal production will double says resources executive

A mining boss predicted significantly more fossil fuels are needed to support the energy transition. Mike Henry suggested twice as much steelmaking coal will be produced in response to a worldwide...

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