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Whitehaven Coal workers

Coal mine charged with taking water without a licence

An emerging mining company unlawfully extracted water for years at its coal operation in northern New South Wales, authorities said. Whitehaven Coal is accused of taking water without an access...

UQ bentonite plug

Cheaper and safer way to plug wells revealed

Plugging decommissioned oil and gas wells may become safer and more economical with a solution championed by leading researchers. A team from the University of Queensland (UQ) Centre for Coal Seam...

Ian Hayllor in a video about groundwater knowledge being gained via aquifer testing

$21.7b CQ mining project receives an exemption

An Asia-headquartered resource company will enjoy a more seamless approval process for its $21.7 billion coal project in Central Queensland, following amendments to groundwater legislation...