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BMA Australia

G7 considers phasing out coal before 2030

An intergovernmental meeting could shut down fossil-fuel production within eight years. Climate change ministers attending the next Group of Seven (G7) meeting might commit to phasing out coal as...

Coal mining QRC

Industry boss supports transitioning coal to renewables

A top resources advocate wants the sector to abandon fossil fuels and replace them with greener alternatives. Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) strongly welcomed Anthony Albanese as the next prime...

Frontline Action on Coal activists Franz James Dowling and Kyle Magee

Anti-mining activist fined and jailed for dumping coal

An environmental protestor learnt the hard way there are consequences for carelessly disposing of unwanted minerals. Kyle Magee thought it was a good idea to block a freight train from Bravus Mining...

Blockade Australia

Serial anti-coal protestor jailed for one year

A demonstrator will spend the next 12 months behind bars for repeatedly interfering with mining operations. Eric Herbert was arrested and sentenced without parole for preventing coal trains from...

Yarwun Alumina Refinery

Resources giant begins phasing out gas in Central Qld

A multinational mining company is introducing clean energy to replace fossil resources. Rio Tinto is investigating ways to replace liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its Yarwun Alumina Refinery, 12km...

Andrew Forrest

Mining magnate censured for criticising fossil fuels

An iron ore mogul was widely rebuked after suggesting everyone who works for the resources industry is behind the times. Andrew Forrest unleashed an angry tirade against industry peers at the 2021...

Glencore coal

Coal jobs predicted to disappear in 2041

A growing list of countries committing to carbon neutrality could significantly impact on the coal industry in the next 20 years, a new report found. Virtually all coal mine workers will have no...

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