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Coal train derails in Queensland

The Newlands coal line is set to reopen at 6pm tonight after a coking coal train derailed on September 11. An Aurizon spokesperson confirmed that last Sunday at 7.30am, a derailment of a loaded...

STUDY: Coal dust is harming coral

A new study has revealed coal dust in the ocean can kill coral and slow the growth of seagrasses and fish. “Corals exposed to the highest concentrations of coal dust died within two weeks,” says...

A third of QLD coal mines operating at a loss: QRC

A third of Queensland coal mines are operating at a loss, according to a report commissioned by the Queensland Resources Council. QRC chief executive Michael Roche said the data backs up what...

Adani Signs New Coal Terminal Agreement With Labor Government

Environmental approval for Adani’s Carmichael mine

Adani’s Carmichael mine project has cleared a significant hurdle today, with the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection announcing final environmental authority. The State Government...

Abbot Point coal port project takes a step forward

The development of the Galilee Basin advanced a step today with the release of a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Abbot Point coal port project. Speaking in Bowen where he met with...

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Next stage in Abbot Point expansion kicks off

Studies for an environmental impact statement will begin today for the proposed expansion of Queensland’s major coal export facility, Abbot Point near Bowen. State Development Minister Dr Anthony...

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