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Coal mining QRC

Authority approves phasing out majority of coal

In a little over a decade the Sunshine State will heavily depend on environmentally friendly resources. The Queensland Government recently passed new rules that target 80 per cent renewable energy...

Ensham Coal Mine

Coal production predicted to double by 2030

Fossil fuel output is expected to significantly jump by the end of the decade, a report found. Researchers recently predicted that authorities want to produce about 110 per cent more coal and other...

Fortescue trucks

Employer abandons wind solar and battery power

A major mineral producer will continue using fossil fuels instead of environmentally friendly alternatives. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) recently abandoned plans to construct up to 340 wind turbines...

Daunia coal mine trucks

Central Qld coal mines could sell for $5B

A mining giant could exit two fossil fuel operations for a higher than expected sum in Queensland’s Central Highlands and Isaac regions. Whitehaven Coal was recently speculated to offer $4.8...

Liebherr trucks

Employer introduces electric trucks to mine sites

A mineral producer will transition away from fossil fuels towards more environmentally friendly alternatives. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) recently confirmed it would introduce its first-ever battery...

Gregory Crinum Coal Mine

New central Qld coal project approved

A multinational employer received the nod to proceed with a major fossil fuel development in Queensland’s Central Highlands region. Authorities recently approved Sojitz Blue’s Gregory...