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Frontline Action on Coal activists Franz James Dowling Kyle Magee

Anti-mining activist fined and jailed for dumping coal

An environmental protestor learnt the hard way there are consequences for carelessly disposing of unwanted minerals. Kyle Magee thought it was a good idea to block a freight train from Bravus Mining...

CFMEU fined $500K

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has been fined almost half a million dollars’ by a federal court judge after it was found to have breached the Fair Work Act by co-ordinating a...

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The Energy & Mining Crisis

An overview of Australian insolvency and restructuring, by energy and resources partner Robert Milbourne and restructuring and insolvency partner Jason Opperman. The commodities sector remains in...

The very last drop - Making the most of mine site water

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...

ACCC Takes Union To Court For Bullying and Boycotting

The (ACCC) is taking the CFMEU to court over allegations the union engaged in boycotting and bullying of Boral Resources and Alsafe Premix Concrete. The ACCC alleges that between February 2013 and...

Brockman wins rail access court case against Fortescue

In a battle reminiscent of David and Goliath, junior miner Brockman Mining, has won a case in the Western Australian Supreme Court against Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) over access rights to...