QMEB ยป Water & Environment

Category - Water & Environment

Beach Energy

Victoria lifts ban on gas exploration

Gas producers will be permitted to continue work in Victoria after a prohibition that lasted for years will finally be reversed. The Victorian Government is introducing new laws that lift an ongoing...

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...

Glencore Mount Owen Complex

Major coal mine expansion approved

Authorities have given the nod for a mineral producer to proceed with a coal project in New South Wales’ Hunter region. The NSW Independent Planning Commission (NSW IPC) recently approved...

Entura

Island gas project promised to create 1200 new jobs

A proposed renewable gas development is expected to create more than 1000 new positions off the shore of Victoria. The Tasmanian Government is investing $50 million to construct the Natural...

Primary Gold

Metal operation secures initial approval to reopen

An exploration company has been given the tentative green light to revive a shelved precious metal mine in Northern Australia. The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) has...

Sandfire Resources

Metal mine suspends operation due to cyclone damage

A mid-tier mining and exploration company has temporarily stopped production at its metal mine after it suffered a major natural disaster. Sandfire Resources recently suspended operations shortly...

Adani Australia

Proponent pays fine without conviction recorded

An Asia headquartered mining company behind a $21 billion coal project in Central Queensland will pay a financial penalty and avoid having a conviction recorded, a court has heard. The Brisbane...