Roy Hill Iron Ore has amended its Pilbara mine proposal to significantly increase its ground disturbance footprint, incorporate a water strategy and revise waste material management.
Atlas Iron has received Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) backing for its Miralga Creek iron ore project in the Pilbara.
Northern Territory has reviewed the possibility of conducting seabed mining in the state’s coastal waters and is seeking public comment on the controversial practice.
The Australian and Western Australian Governments have agreed to streamline environment approvals to cut delays for new projects.
The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has backed Australian Potash to start minor and preliminary works at its Lake Wells sulphate of potash project.
The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority has published its greenhouse gas emissions guidance following an industry backlash against its draft last year.
The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has updated its draft gas emissions guideline, requiring companies to contribute to the state’s zero net emissions target by 2050.
Fortescue Metals Group has received a positive recommendation from the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) for the approval of its Eliwana iron ore project in the Pilbara.
Woodside Energy has awarded a contract to CIMIC Group’s UGL as part of the latter’s joint venture (JV) with Cape at the Karratha gas plant in Western Australia.
BHP Billiton Nickel West proposal to build and operate a nickel sulphide mine near Leinster in Western Australia has been approved by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
Kalium Lakes has received approval for its proposal and mining closure plan relating to its WA-based Beyondie Sulphate of Potash project from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.
BHP’s plan to develop the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara has been recommended by the state’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
Sinosteel Midwest Corp has backed the proposed expansion of its Blue Hills Mungada East iron ore mine in Western Australia despite opposition from the state government and environmental watchdog.
Heron Resources has received its environmental protection licence from the New South Wales environmental protection authority (EPA) for proposed construction, mining and processing activities at the Woodlawn zinc-copper project.
The NSW EPA has fined Origin Energy Eraring $15,000 after dust was blown offsite from an ash dam at its Eraring Power Station.
Fortescue Metals has been given the environmental go-ahead to expand the Solomon iron ore operation in Western Australia.
Wambo Coal has received a $60,000 fine following a blast mishap that sent an orange dust plume blowing towards Jerrys Plains in the NSW Hunter region in 2014.
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has approved Mineral Resources’ plan to develop a ‘skyrail’ to transport iron ore through the Pilbara.
Wollongong Coal has been fined $30,000 by the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) after its Russel Vale coal mine discharged dirty water into Bellambi Gully in December last year.
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is expected to approve two uranium mines in WA’s Goldfields.