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Mining giant caught using island to avoid paying tax

A multinational resources company must pay tax on any commodity sales even though it was facilitated by its overseas centre, a court has ruled. The High Court of Australia has found BHP Billiton...

Big Island Mining

Precious metal operator fined for dirty water

A mining company has been penalised for releasing muddy water in New South Wales’ Southern Tablelands region. Big Island Mining has copped a $15,000 fine from the State Environment Protection...

Frontline Action on Coal

Anti-coal activists fined for vandalising $21B project

Serial offenders have pleaded guilty to unlawfully demonstrating at a $21 billion mining development in Central Queensland. Clermont Magistrate’s Court found unemployed fitter Reuben Anstee and...

Gold nugget

Coronavirus fears send gold prices soaring

Concerns about a deadly Asian virus becoming a worldwide pandemic have caused the value of precious metal to jump. The Australian Bullion Company (ABC Bullion) confirmed gold commodity prices have...


$200M offshore petrochemical project cancelled

A $200 million offshore oil development has reached a dead end even though it already had regulatory approval. Norway-headquartered Equinor blamed a lack of profitability for forcing it to pull out...