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New resources minister promotes renewable energy

Australia’s new Energy and Resources Minister Josh Frydenberg has been welcomed by the mining industry, and has used his first day in the job to promote renewable energy. Clean Energy Council Policy...

PM says Carmichael mine delays “dangerous”

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has put his support behind Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine, which was overturned by the Federal Court last week. The Indian mining giant’s central...

Senator threatens to “tackle” Abbott over CSG

Former Palmer United Party senator Glenn Lazarus has threatened to tackle Prime Minister Tony Abbott if he does not limit coal seam gas exploration. Senator Lazarus presented the Prime...

PM backs Iron Ore inquiry against mining giants

Founder and chairman of Fortescue Metals Group Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has launched a new campaign against the country’s largest producers Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton. Mr Forrest believe the mining...