BHP has teamed up with Canadian firm SaskPower to establish a carbon capture and storage centre.
The Federal government has granted environmental approval for the Galilee Basin Carmichael coal mine, but developer Adani still needs to find $16 billion in funding for the project, as well as secure a mining licence in Queensland.
Mining consumables business Bradken must rectify unacceptable odour levels emitted from its Kilburn factory by February next year, the Environmental Protection Authority has said.
China has declared it will not approve any new coal mines for the next three years.
A new process to clean mine tailings water, which cuts the process from years to hours, has been discovered.
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The Planning and Assessment Commission will today determine if Vale will be allowed to change its environmental conditions of consent for the Integra Mine Complex.
Activists who chained themselves to coal port machinery have been arrested.
BHP has rejected claims by the UN that the tailings released from the Samarco Dam disaster are toxic.
Toxic mud from the Samarco dam burst in Brazil has reached the Atlantic Ocean, amid claims this is the worst environmental disaster seen in the country.
Nearly 100 people have been confirmed dead after a landslide near a jade mine in Myanmar, with fears for an estimated 100 still missing.
An expansion of Yancoal’s Ashton South East open cut coal mine will not go ahead after their appeal against environmental conditions was dismissed by the NSW Supreme Court.
The EPA has approved the extension of the joint venture Rio Tinto and Gina Rinehart iron ore mine Hope Downs.
Brazil’s Samarco mining firm has pledged to pay at least $260 million in reparations for the environmental damage caused by the bursting of two dams two weeks ago.
BHP Billiton and GE have partnered together to create solutions to meet growing global resources demand while slashing greenhouse gas emissions.
The Mount Morgan mine, once known as the largest gold mine in the world, will soon be reopened by Carbine thanks to a deal with the Queensland government to take over the site’s existing lime dosing water treatment plant.
A proposal for development of an LNG precinct north of Broome has been slated for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
New methane eating organisms have been discovered.
Origin Energy has announced it will close down the Eraring Power Station within 20 years as part of a commitment to reduce carbon emissions.
The fate of the Ashton South East approval will be determined tomorrow in the NSW Supreme Court, although it is unclear whether Yancoal will proceed with the open cut coal mine if successful.