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Outback town strikes gold

Outback town strikes gold with new mine

Almost 150 years after the Gulf town of Forsayth saw its first gold rush, an Australian company will develop a new gold mine and 20 local jobs. Laneway Resources has secured a 20-year lease to...

Another win for the Alpha coal mine

The Alpha coal mine has cleared another hurdle today, with the Queensland Court of Appeal dismissing an appeal from an environmental group. Conservation group Coast and Country had challenged a...

The Great Barrier Reef is in the spotlight at conservation groups argue with Adani mining

Carmichael mining leases approved

Thousands of new jobs in regional Queensland have come a major step closer with approval of the mining leases for the $21.7 billion Carmichael coal mine and rail project in the State’s Galilee Basin...

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...

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NT begins $1b clean-up of legacy mines

The Northern Territory has begun a $1 billion clean-up of legacy mines with plans to attract more mining for northern development. Redbank copper mine, in the Gulf Country, is a legacy mine and has...

Greens coal policy “destroying” jobs

The mining industry has rejected the Greens latest plan to deal with the “terminal decline” of the sector. Greens leader Dr Richard Di Natale released the plan on Tuesday, in response to...

NSW mines slapped with fines

Boggabri Coal and Whitehaven have been slapped with a number of fines by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for environmental infringements. Boggabri received two penalty notices for...

Adani and Standard Chartered cut ties

Indian mining giant Adani and the British Standard Charting bank have gone their separate ways after the Federal Court overturned the environmental approval for Adani’s controversial $16b...