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Energy company accused of major cover-up

An electricity and gas supplier accused of hiding major environmental incidents is facing new calls for an urgent investigation. According to Lock the Gate Alliance (LGA), Origin Energy allegedly...

Adani may abandon $16b Carmichael coal project

Adani may abandon the proposed $16 billion Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin if the proposed project is faced with any more hurdles. In his first interview with Australian media, Gautam Adani...

Springvale coal mine approval challenged in court

Centennial Coal’s Springvale mine is heading back to court just months after an expansion was approved, with a conservation group concerned about pollution of Sydney drinking water catchments...

Indigenous groups denies support for Adani coal mine

Central Queensland indigenous groups have rejected claims Wangan and Jagalingou elders had voted to support the Adani Carmichael Coal Mine and have confirmed legal action is still ongoing. Despite...

Man in court over Hazelwood mine blaze

A man has faced court, accused of starting the fire that burned for 45-days at the Hazelwood Mine in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The 20 year-old from Gippsland, appeared in the Latrobe Valley...

Mining explosives stolen for bikie gang

ARMED with 100kg of explosives, a 25-year-old Perth man was hoping to make a quick buck by selling the dangerous goods to an outlaw motorcycle gang. But before his plant could be ignited, police...

AGL SA ordered to pay $700,000 misleading customers

THE Federal Court has ordered AGL South Australia to pay penalties of $700,000 and to offer refunds of about $780,000 to 23,000 consumers for making false or misleading representations about the...

Mining company fined $75,000 after workplace incident

AGNEW Gold Mining Company has been fined $75,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment following an incident that left three Goldfields mine workers seriously injured. The company pleaded...