Whitehaven Coal has felt the impacts of drought conditions and bushfires as well as labour shortages in the Maules Creek operations in New South Wales.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has signalled a further increase in the nation’s carbon emissions target in the wake of the national bushfire crisis.
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Independence Group has felt the impacts of the significant bushfires in the Shires of Dundas and Esperance in Western Australia on the Nova mine.
Mining companies such as BHP and Rio Tinto have responded to the national fire crisis by donating millions in funds to the Red Cross.
Refinery workers who were expected to clock on at the Alcoa Wagerup refinery during the recent WA bushfires were put in danger by their employer, according to unions.
BHP Billiton has donated $250,000 to the Sampson Flat Bushfire relief fund in South Australia.