Production at ERA’s uranium mine took a 60 per cent hit in the December quarter after a leach tank rupture forced operations to close at the site.
Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority has given Chevron permission to use an extra 10 per cent of A-class land on Barrow Island as the company pushes to finish its Gorgon LNG project.
Whitehaven Coal’s controversial Maules Creek mine is set to go ahead after the Federal Court dismissed a challenge by environmental groups.
Idemitsu’s Boggabri coal mine has restarted operations after closing yesterday when two activists gained unauthorised entry to the site before scaling a coal loader.
Santos will today be sentenced in the NSW Land and Environment Court for the spill of untreated water at its Pilliga drilling site in the north-west of the state.
A group of activists have shut down Idemitsu’s Boggabri coal mine today after scaling a coal loader at the site.
Three protesters who chained themselves to gates and vehicles to prevent Whitehaven Coal from accessing its Maules Creek mine site have been cut free by police and arrested.
Energy Resources of Australia is working with a government appointed taskforce as it investigates the cause of the acid leach tank failure.
Protesters have formed a picket line at Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine development as part of their ongoing fight to stop the project going ahead.
The latest accident at the Ranger uranium mine is a timely reminder of the environmental risks of operating a heavy industry facility.
The University of Queensland’s Chris McGrath delves into what the new “one shop” approvals approach means.
Clean-up operations are well underway at Energy Resources of Australia’s Ranger mine in the Northern Territory following an acidic radioactive slurry spill on Saturday.
Uranium miner Energy Resources of Australia has been ordered to suspend all operations after a leach tank ruptured releasing acidic radioactive slurry on Saturday.
The Ranger uranium mine has been the site of another pollution incident, with a ruptured tank releasing acidic radioactive slurry.
Rio Tinto say a photo of alumina dust escaping from its Yarwun wharf this week was nothing to worry about, stating the plume posed no threat to health or the environment.
The assembly of Queensland’s first oil refinery will start this weekend at Yarwun, with the project representing a $55 million investment by its joint partners.
Boral has won the right to appeal a court decision which rejected the expansion of its Berrima Colliery, a move which resulted in 30 job losses.
A call to arms video has asked people to get involved in actively opposing the Maules Creek mine project, with local community members in the NSW region sending out a plea for help.
Rio Tinto’s Bengalla mine in the Hunter Valley has been fined for failing to minimise dust emissions after various warnings from the Planning Department.
Cape Alumina says the decision to ban mining over the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve has alienated foreign investors from China, Korea and Japan.