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Viva Energy

$600M oil operation could shut down due to COVID-19

An oil producer is reviewing its aviation gasoline refinery due to the global impact of the deadly disease. Viva Energy is seriously considering the future of its $600 million Geelong Avgas Refinery...

Tailings from the mine near Wittenoom township

More mines will reopen under new rules

New proponents will be allowed to bid for the opportunity to mine or develop a disclaimed or abandoned operation. The Queensland Government has changed its previous policy that prevented some...

Whitehaven Coal workers

$700M coal expansion approved

A coal producer has been given the nod to proceed with its $700 million mine extension in New South Wales’ Narrabri region. Whitehaven Coal recently secured Independent Planning Commission...