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Noble gesture unlocks secrets of ancient groundwater

The only centre of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere for accurately testing ancient groundwater up to a million years old has opened in South Australia. CSIRO physicist Dr Axel Suckow at the Noble...

Opinion: AUSTRALIA’S MINING SECTOR MUST STEP UP

Whether we like it or not, Australians rely on mining to keep up their current lifestyle – our phones, cars and even medical equipment use materials pulled from the Earth. But with more than 50,000...

Kalgoorlie-Boulder wins Tidy Towns 2017

Kalgoorlie-Boulder wins Tidy Towns 2017

Awards recognise community projects and sustainable living
Kalgoorlie-Boulder a finalist in four categories 

Mine rehabilitation case study shows the way forward

Mine rehabilitation case study shows the way forward A resource company case study project to rehabilitate former mining land shows that better environmental outcomes can be achieved, Environment...

Asteroid mining

What the future of mining holds in outerspace

Asteroid mining might bring back memories of action movie star Bruce Willis who played a miner in the 90s blockbuster film Armageddon, on a space mission to blow-up a doomsday asteroid headed for...

NSW mining company operations remain suspended

Young Mining’s suspension over unpaid environmental rehabilitation security deposits has been upheld in the NSW Supreme Court. The NSW Department of Industry’s Resources Regulator said...

Chain of Responsibility working group announced

Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles announced on Friday the membership of the Chain of Responsibility working group, to assist in developing a statutory guideline to complement the Environmental...

STUDY: Coal dust is harming coral

Australian researchers have raised fresh concerns that a major shipping disaster could harm the Great Barrier Reef, with new research revealing coal dust in seawater can kill corals and slow down the...