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Collinsville Solar Project starts to power up

Things are starting to power up at the 42.5 megawatt (MW) Collinsville Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Project. Ahead of the $100 million project achieving full commercial operation in September, the first...

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...

Warning issued for contamination at Qld uranium mine

Queensland’s environment department has issued an Environmental Protection Order (EPO) to Uranium Mineral Ventures Inc for elevated levels of contaminants at it’s Ben Lomond Uranium Mine...

Wivenhoe Power Station overhaul finishes early

The $13.5 million Wivenhoe Power Station overhaul has finished four days ahead of schedule. The 85-day major overhaul at CS Energy’s pumped storage hydroelectric station, near Fernvale in south...

Opal miner killed after mine collapse

Rescue teams dug with their hands to reach the body of a 62-year-old opal miner who became trapped underneath rubble after a collapse. Sidney Cuddy was killed when a trench in the shallow-cut mine...

Work-related injuries killed 195 workers last year

Last year, 195 workers died from injuries received at work, according to Safe Work Australia’s latest Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities report. The report highlights a positive downward...

Tighter laws to protect coal miners against black lung

Tighter rules to protect Queensland miners from coal workers pneumoconiosis will officially kick in from January 1. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr...

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...