Martin has released the Washbox Cleaning System that combines water spray and secondary cleaning blades in a self-contained unit, draining residue safely from work areas.
As BHP unveils its new carbon capture and storage technology, other methods of reducing or utilising carbon emissions are being investigated.
BHP has announced a new building block in its climate change strategy with the announcement of a carbon capture partnership with Peking University.
Veolia Water Technologies have developed the sulphate removal technology LoSO4 to treat wastewater from mining operations for discharge or reuse.
Speculation is growing over Shree Minerals’ plans to abandon its Nelson Bay River iron ore mine in Tasmania following environmental breaches.
A local community group has dropped its long running appeal against Rio Tinto’s proposed Mt Thorley Warkworth extension.
South Australia’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission has recommended the state investigate an international storage site for intermediate and high-level (spent fuel) nuclear waste.
Atlas Copco has launched its newest zero emissions underground loader, setting a new benchmark in operator safety.
Fundamental approaches to seeding and site restoration are needed in mine environmental management.
A Federal inquiry has recommended changing the tax status of activist groups claiming to be environmental charities while engaging in illegal activity.
Brazilian Federal prosecutors have begun civil proceedings against BHP and Vale joint venture operation Samarco , seeking compensation for social, environmental, and economic damages.
The Environmental Defenders Office Queensland (EDO Qld) has filed a new challenge to Adani’s Carmicheal coal mine. Carmichael reached an approval milestone last month after it received QLD government support and reached agreements with all landholders. It came after a long series of stop-start battles in which the mine was approved, then rejected, based on … Continue reading Adani sees another environmental legal challenge
Underground coal gasification pioneer company Linc Energy has entered voluntary administration in Australia, angering environmental groups who say the company has done so to avoid facing the damage caused by their experimental plant at Chinchilla. On Friday last week the Australian arm of Linc Energy relinquished control to PPB Advisory as administrators. Information about the … Continue reading Linc Energy leaves ASX under administration
Wollongong Coal has had its cash advance facility increased and renewed. The miner’s short-term drawdown facility for cash advances, with its major shareholder Jindal Steel & Power, has been increased from $150 million to $175 million. The previous facility was valid until 31 March this year, and has now been renewed until the end of … Continue reading Wollongong Coal gets extended lifeline
Coal-fired energy producers may gain access to a way to boost efficiency and halve their carbon emissions, thanks to a new hybrid coal gasification system developed by US scientists.
The Russell Vale Colliery, already closed down due to financial concerns, may soon face a permanent end to expansion plans due to a rare, giant dragonfly.
Anti-mining activists have locked themselves to a conveyor at Whitehaven Coal’s Narrabri mine.
Inspections of the Yabulu nickel refinery have revealed significant tailings seepage and elevated levels of ammonia in nearby waterways.
Adani’s Carmichael mega coal mine has taken a step forward after it reached agreements with all landholders.
Queensland parliament has thrown its support behind the Adani Carmichael coal mine.