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Boggabri coal mine

New coal expansion project approved

Authorities have given the nod for a major mining extension to proceed. The New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment recently recommended Idemitsu Australia’s Boggabri Coal Mine...

FIFO accommodation camp

Resources giant loses Qld accommodation rights case

A mining multinational failed to defend new housing arrangements that allegedly impacted on Queensland workers. The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently ruled BHP cannot remove employee rights in...

Glencore coal mine

Mining giants start winding up coal mines

Two major mineral producers began pulling out investments in fossil fuel operations. Glencore Australia recently abandoned its environmental application for the new $1.5 billion Valeria Coal Project...

Narrabri Coal Mine

New coal expansion exploration licence approved

A mineral producer received the nod to start early work on a proposed coal extension. Whitehaven Coal was recently granted two exploration licences for its Narrabri Coal Mine Expansion, about 140km...

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

Landholders object to Boggabri coal mine water grab

Landholders around Maules Creek and Harparary areas will today lodge objections to a proposal by Idemitsu to construct a new borefield to supply water to its Boggabri coal mine, after the miner found...

Lock the Gate welcomes renewed political focus on CSG

The Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed the introduction by NSW Labor of a new bill to create a moratorium on unconventional gas mining and permanent ‘no go’ zones in key areas. Lock the...