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Winchester South coal mine

New $1B Bowen Basin coal mine approved

A mining project one step closer to construction in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. The State Department of Environment, Science and Innovation recently granted an environmental authority...


Mining giants ordered to pay $14B in compensation

Multinational resources companies were urged to settle multi-billion debts in relation to a catastrophic failure. BHP, Vale and their Samarco joint venture should pay compensation for the 2015...

Caterpillar ET3752 electric underground truck

Mining giant unveils first electric underground truck

A resources multinational revealed plans to transition away from fossil fuels towards emerging technology. Newmont Corporation recently test-drove its first battery electric underground truck. The...

Komatsu 930E hydrogen truck

‘Significantly lighter’ trucks approved

A less heavy vehicle has received the nod. Komatsu and General Motors (GM) recently approved a new hydrogen-powered 930E dump truck. Existing electric mine vehicles will be converted to run on 2...

Anglo American Capcoal workers

New coal project approved in Bowen Basin

A multinational mineral producer received the nod to expand one of its mines in Queensland’s Isaac region. The State Department of Resources recently granted a mining lease (ML) for Anglo...