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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...

Samarco

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...