Category: Water & Environment

Rio Tinto iron ore mine

$830M metal mine expansion receives the nod to proceed

One of the world’s biggest mining companies is being recommended to proceed with its US$579 million (A$830 million) metal

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Talison Lithium

$382M metal project recommended for environmental approval

A $382 million exotic metal mine in southwest Australia is on-track to proceed after it was recommended for environmental

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$21B mega mine delayed after wildlife plan rejected

A foreign-backed coal mining project in Central Queensland worth $21 billion will face further setbacks after the State Government rejected

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Wollongong Coal Wongawilli Colliery

Regulatory ban blamed for mine shutdown costing 45 jobs

A coal mine that has operated for more than a century will be forced to shut down because state

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$21B mega mine wins new approval ahead of election

A foreign backed $21 billion mining project has scored new regulatory approval just days before a federal election is

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Fortescue Metal Group dump truck

$3.65B metal project approved for development

A mining partnership has given the nod to proceed with a US$2.6 billion (A$3.65 billion) metal project that will

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Macmahon careers

Contract awarded for $105M Metal Project

An Australasian mining services company has won a new tender for a $105 million precious metal project. Macmahon Holdings

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Australian Youth Climate Coalition

Activists accused of using children as pawns in anti-mining strike

Organisers behind an anti-coal mining strike are adults accused of taking advantage of young people to serve their activist

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Greens candidate Kirsten Lovejoy

Questions loom over independence of environmental regulators

A national industry body that represents the mining industry has urged the Queensland Government workers to stop affiliating themselves

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Glencore underground mine

Mining giant succumbs to climate change activism

One of the world’s largest diversified resource companies has yielded to mounting pressure from climate change activism, and will

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