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Category - Water Management

Underground coal mine drowning

Poor ventilation kills underground coal employee

Ineffective air circulation took a subterranean mine worker’s life, an investigation found. Authorities recently examined why Christopher Finley drowned to death at Twin State Mining’s...

Winchester South coal mine

New $1B Bowen Basin coal mine approved

A mining project one step closer to construction in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. The State Department of Environment, Science and Innovation recently granted an environmental authority...

Samarco

Mining giants ordered to pay $14B in compensation

Multinational resources companies were urged to settle multi-billion debts in relation to a catastrophic failure. BHP, Vale and their Samarco joint venture should pay compensation for the 2015...

Pembroke Resources

Central Qld coal mine invites suppliers

A resources producer is keen to hear from prospective tenderers in Queensland’s Isaac region. Pembroke Resources recently invited suppliers to its $1 billion Olive Downs Coking Coal Project...

New Hope Group

$896M coal mine reopening fast tracked

A coal revival will be accelerated in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. The State Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water recently approved the $896 million New Acland Coal...

Samarco

Claims against mining giant soar to $65B

Damages sought against a multinational resources company dramatically jumped. A compensation claim against BHP Group recently rose 620 per cent to 36 billion Pounds (A$65.3B) including interest...

Water bottle fire

Water bottles cause fire at mine

Liquid containers were responsible for creating a workplace hazard, authorities found. Investigators recently blamed a fire on improperly stored water at an undisclosed mining operation in South...

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