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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...

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Injuries rise with the Mercury

A new study by the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health has linked data from worker compensation claims with temperature records. The study, Perceptions of Workplace Heat Exposure and...

Tadpoles pick up toxics from Queensland coal mines

By Brian Bienkowski Environmental Health News Tadpoles exposed to coal mine wastewater in Queensland had delayed development, hyperactivity and ended up full of toxic metals in their tails and...

Mount Todd abandoned gold mine site

Tough Gig: Reopening Abandoned Mount Todd Mine Site

Against a background of hope for job creation and concern for the environment, a proposal to turn the abandoned Mount Todd mine site into one of Australia’s largest gold operations is up in the...

Periodic Table of Elements

Criticality Of Metals – Approaching Difficulties

In an effort to quantify the criticality of the 62 metals on the Period Table of Elements, a group of Yale researchers has published a new paper providing key insights into how extracting the metals...