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Workers at the Carmichael Coal Project. (Photo credit Adani Australia)

$21B mega mine delayed after wildlife plan rejected

A foreign-backed coal mining project in Central Queensland worth $21 billion will face further setbacks after the State Government rejected the proponent’s plan to protect a native bird. The...

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Solar, battery grants trigger rush to renewable energy

Solar and battery installation grants are disappearing quickly in regional Queensland, triggering a new renewable energy wave. Pride Group confirmed the solar and battery grant scheme has helped the...

Inquiry demanded into $300M BHP allegedly owes in taxes

Pressure is mounting for a multinational mining company to face an inquiry into allegations it has not paid millions of dollars in royalties to the Western Australian Government. The Nationals WA are...

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

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Gas bosses sacrifice profit for domestic consumption

In the midst of a potential gas supply crisis, the nation’s gas industry leaders have listened to the Prime Minister’s plea for cheaper and more reliable gas supplies for domestic use...

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Industry urged to seal shafts before it is a hazard

The industry is being encouraged to seal mine shafts before they become a potential hazard. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) recently asked mining companies to ensure...

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Tenders called for CSG Pilot Project in the Surat Basin

Energy producers will soon express interest in mining coal-seam gas (CSG) in Queensland’s Surat Basin, potentially creating hundreds of new jobs. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources and...

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Mining production on the rise says data

Boom times could be just around the corner, following new research showing mining production is on the increase. According to industry information service Resources Monitor, there could be a gradual...

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