Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including the effort to improve mine safety in Queensland after another serious accident.
From safer underground ladders to electric vehicles, Steve Durkin and Safescape have accepted mining’s innovation challenge.
OceanaGold has responded to recent reports that it has halted operations at its Didipio copper-gold mine in the Philippines as false.
The Western Australia EPA has recommended that Hastings Technology Metals gain environmental approval for its Yangibana rare earths project.
The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) is set to make batteries not only part of its underground machinery, but also the service it provides mining companies.
Talison Lithium has received approval from the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to expand the Greenbushes lithium mine.
Wesfarmers has set its sights on Lynas Corporation with a $1.5 billion takeover bid.
South32 has highlighted tailings safety in its latest 2019 half-year report, emphasising the company’s dam management standard.
BHP has formed a partnership aimed at finding a sustainable way to both clean up legacy mining impacts and develop biomass to be used as feedstock for biofuels from the impacted lands and water.
Adani has launched roadworks for access to the Carmichael coal project in Queensland despite delays securing a key environmental approval from the state government.
Rio Tinto’s commitment to environmental sustainability has proven what has never been done before: vibrancy of life can be orchestrated on human-made reef.
The Western Australian Government has banned hydraulic fracturing over 98 per cent of the state, with traditional owners and farmers having the right to say no to fracking production for the first time.
The Queensland State Government has passed a reform bill that means mining companies working in the state will now financially contribute to rehabilitation costs for abandoned mines.
It is no secret that mining produces waste that can be damaging to the environment, but with advances in technology and knowledge, the ability to reduce the environmental impacts of mine tailings improves.
Notre Dame University researchers have created a molecule that could deliver environmental and efficiency benefits for gold extraction.
The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) has returned 30 recommendations after rigorously assessing Glencore’s overburden management project at the McArthur River mine in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Australian opinion towards the mining sector is at its highest level in six years according to a new study by independent research firm JWS Research.
Gold miner Northern Star Resources has introduced EHS Data’s MonitorPro environmental reporting software to the South Kalgoorlie mine in Western Australia.
Australian fossil fuel companies will lose billions of dollars through divestment and litigation for climate damages over the coming decade, according to environmental author and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben .
While some companies in the extractive industries have developed policies for sustainable development, what many companies fail to incorporate is embedding sound approaches to social risk in all its operations.