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Adani to go ahead: will self fund Carmichael coal mine

Adani has announced it will go ahead with the Carmichael mine and rail project – and will 100% self-finance it. According to a report on the ABC, Adani has the money ready to go. The mine is located...

Investigation Into Fire At Qld Mine

Originally published on our sister-site – AMSJ.COM.AU, by John Ninness The Queensland Government have confirmed that an investigation is underway in respect of the North Goonyella mine fire...

Regional Victoria Leading The Way To A Renewable Future

North East Victoria is set to become a leader in solar energy production thanks to several local solar farm projects. Speaking at the Northern Victoria New Energy Technology Roundtable in Shepparton...

New FIFO law benefits regional communities

The Palaszczuk Government yesterday delivered on its election commitment to legislate against 100 per cent fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforces on large resource projects near regional communities...

Better mine rehabilitation for Queensland

 Palaszczuk Government implements next generation laws to ensure large mines across the state are properly rehabilitated #miningnews #qmeb #aprs #QueenslandMining

Australia’s electricity system confidence crisis

How to restore confidence in Australia’s electricity system #EnergyNews : Urgent action is needed to reduce the risk of power blackouts and restrictions across eastern Australia this summer...

Black lung victim: ‘I thought I was safe’

The following is a statement from Paul Head, 55, who is Australia’s first open cut miner to be diagnosed with black lung disease.  I’ve worked in coal mining for 31 years, I worked at the...

Two injured after another Austar coalburst

Austar Coal Mine has experienced another dangerous coalburst which injured two workers in August, according to a NSW Department of Industry report. A similar incident occurred at the mine in 2014...

Black lung parliamentary inquiry kicks off

Public hearings for the Queensland parliamentary inquiry into black lung disease have started today, just days after it was revealed an open cut miner was diagnosed with the potentially fatal disease...

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