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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...

Jobs may go at Leightons after major review announced

Employees of Leightons could soon find themselves out of work, with Leighton’s majority shareholder, Hochtief, announcing an extensive review that was likely to lead to job losses throughout...

Unions under fire over 457 visas ‘scare campaign’

Resource industry employer group, AMMA, launched a scathing attack on Australian trade unions late yesterday after an article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald claiming “The Abbott...

Santos fined for contaminating groundwater with uranium

Santos was issued with a $1500 fine on February 18 after a leaking storage pond at their Pilliga coal seam gas site in NSW was found to be contaminated with uranium at levels 20 times higher than...

Accommodation choice key to sector success

The world has changed and to stay competitive in the global marketplace, so has Queensland’s minerals and energy sector. To attract and retain the services of the skilled people who give Queensland a...

Fugitive emissions claim presents new challenges for CSG

According to recent media reports, Queensland’s coal seam gas industry could face a $4 billion carbon tax bill if ‘fugitive’ emissions of methane turn out to be higher than first estimated. Currently...

Allegiance Coal Limited

Allegiance Coal Limited (“Allegiance Coal”) is a coal exploration company with a substantial exploration portfolio of 14 granted tenements within nearly all Queensland’s coal provinces including the...