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New Laws To Protect Qld Miners

The Queensland Government has backed maximum penalties of $4 million for mining companies that don’t keep workers safe. In Parliament yesterday, it was also announced that mines inspectors will...

More torque for hydrogen-powered vehicles

IDTechEx Research has just published a new report ‘Fuel Cell Vehicles 2019-2029’. Fuel cells are commercially successful in stationary applications but commercially unsuccessful in vehicles, beyond a...

Seeking operator to reopen Ellendale mine

The McGowan Government is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from mining companies to reopen the Ellendale diamond mine in Western Australia’s Kimberley region.   Located 120 kilometres...

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Road safety warning – miners using mobiles

A leading road safety advocate has warned miners that using a phone while driving is the same as driving drunk. In an exclusive interview with Australasian Mine Safety Journal (AMSJ) in the lead up...

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...

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