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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...

Thiess

Hiring spree begins at Central Qld coal mine

A global mining services company has launched a major recruitment drive for a coal operation in Central Queensland. Thiess is looking for more workers after winning a full-service mining contract...

Mine dust

Mining giant announces $300M dust reduction project

A multinational resources company will significantly remove potentially hazardous airborne particles from its metal mines in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. BHP will spend a further $300...

Whitehaven Coal workers

Coal mine charged with taking water without a licence

An emerging mining company unlawfully extracted water for years at its coal operation in northern New South Wales, authorities said. Whitehaven Coal is accused of taking water without an access...

Victorian Earth Resources

Government lifts ban on new gas projects

Onshore conventional gas developments are making a comeback after Victoria decided to stop prohibiting activity across the Garden State. The State Legislative Council recently approved the Petroleum...