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Tuesday November 20, 2018

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Fed’s In Talks to Keep Coal Generator Open
Energy
Wednesday September 6 2017

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
Energy
Thursday August 24 2017

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’
Energy
Friday August 18 2017

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
Mining
Wednesday June 7 2017

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
Mining
Thursday June 1 2017

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
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 16 2017

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
Mining
Thursday April 6 2017

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
Business
Wednesday December 14 2016

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
Business
Wednesday December 7 2016

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...

Mining
Sep 7 2018
SA:Indigenous Group Bid to Halt Coal Project

A South Australian indigenous group says it was not properly consulted on plans for a controversial mining trial and has launched Supreme Court action to halt...

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Mining
Sep 7 2018
Two Men Rescued from NSW Coal Mine Shaft

Two miners have been rescued from an elevator after they were trapped halfway down a mine shaft south of Sydney.

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Mining
Aug 21 2018
Glencore 'Settles Aust Thermal Coal Deal'

Japanese utilities and global mining giant Glencore have settled an Australian thermal coal import contract for April 2018-March 2019 at $US110 ($A151) a tonne, according to...

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Mining
Aug 10 2018
Community 'Uncertainty' Over NSW Coalmine

For three years a Chinese-owned coal company hasn't been able to start its NSW Hunter Valley project because Wendy Bowman has stood her ground and refused...

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Mining
Aug 1 2018
NSW EPA Doubts 'Low-impact' Coalmine

A proposed new underground coalmine within the Sydney drinking water catchment will use "innovative" measures to reduce its environmental impacts but the state's watchdog isn't convinced.

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Mining
Jan 19 2018
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.

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Mining
15 Dec, 2017
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...

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