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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...

Glencore

New $1.5B coal mine announced for Central Qld

A multinational mining company is proposing a $1.5 billion coal project in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Glencore is planning to build the new Valeria Coal Mine, 265km west of Rockhampton...