Fed’s In Talks to Keep Coal Generator Open
The federal government is talking to the owners of a NSW coal-fired power station about how it can convince them to keep it open beyond...
Why Energy Costs Are a Bigger Risk to Jobs than Households
The general media have recently latched on to the issue of rising energy costs and their impacts on household budgets.
Whitehaven Critical of Energy ‘Failure’
One of Australia's largest coal producers has ruled out selling into the domestic market in the foreseeable future, blaming uncertainty arising from the nation's the lack...
Adani Mine a Go Despite Funding Gap
Work is set to start on Adani's controversial $16 billion Carmichael coal mine in northern Queensland despite the Indian mining giant still needing to find $2.5...
Court Rejects New Acland Mine
The Queensland government is examining the Land Court's recommendation to reject the $900 million expansion of the controversial New Acland open-cut coalmine.
Surviving vs Thriving: Contractor Responses After the Mining Bust
Australia’s mining boom propelled the economy forward while most other countries were faltering in the global financial crisis. Huge demand from China and India for resources...
Coal Prices Soar after Cyclone Debbie
Coal prices are soaring as the widespread impact of Cyclone Debbie on Queensland's mining industry becomes clearer.
Qld Government Mines $1b Coal Windfall
The Queensland government will spend $360 million on programs it hopes will create jobs after increased coal royalties improved the budget bottom line forecast by more...
Adani ‘Iron-clad Guarantee’ on 457 Visas
Indian mining giant Adani has vowed to use local workers in its $21.7 billion coal mine in the Galilee Basin after announcing workforce arrangements with the...
BHP Boosts Copper and Coal Output
BHP Billiton has maintained its full-year production guidance for most commodities including iron ore after reporting a first-half boost in production of copper and energy coal.
NAB Will No Longer Back New Coal Projects
National Australia Bank says it will stop lending for new thermal coal mining projects, becoming the first major Australian bank to phase out support for the...