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Rio Tinto windfarm

Mining giant calls tenders for major Qld project

A multinational resources company requested proposals for a new development in central and southern Queensland. Rio Tinto recently called tenders for a large-scale project that powers its Gladstone...

BMA Australia

G7 considers phasing out coal before 2030

An intergovernmental meeting could shut down fossil-fuel production within eight years. Climate change ministers attending the next Group of Seven (G7) meeting might commit to phasing out coal as...

Coal mining QRC

Industry boss supports transitioning coal to renewables

A top resources advocate wants the sector to abandon fossil fuels and replace them with greener alternatives. Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) strongly welcomed Anthony Albanese as the next prime...

Frontline Action on Coal activists Franz James Dowling and Kyle Magee

Anti-mining activist fined and jailed for dumping coal

An environmental protestor learnt the hard way there are consequences for carelessly disposing of unwanted minerals. Kyle Magee thought it was a good idea to block a freight train from Bravus Mining...

Whitehaven Coal workers

Coal mine extended by more than a decade

An underground coal operation has been approved to keep its doors open for an extra 13 years. Whitehaven Coal’s Narrabri Stage 3 Extension Project recently received the regulatory nod, meaning...

Bowen Coking Coal

New coal project approved in Central Qld

A mineral producer received the nod to proceed with a brand-new coal development in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. The State Department of Environment and Science recently granted an environmental...

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