Koala populations in the area of New Hope’s New Acland coal mine in Queensland have remained relatively stable over the past two decades, the results of an independent scientific study showed.
Peabody Australia’s former Wilkie Creek coal mine has been transitioned to post-rehabilitation land uses, during which the company employed 100 per cent of its workforce from the local community of Surat Basin in Queensland.
The Western Australian Government is seeking expressions of interest to reopen and operate the Ellendale diamond mine in Western Australia.
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.
A Port Macquarie based mine has been ordered to suspend all mining operations after failing to pay its environmental rehabilitation deposit.
The first international summit on derelict mines – Dealing with Derelict Mines – was held in Singleton NSW last week, with delegates exploring the best practice for rehabilitation.
Mines typically follow a set path from prospecting, to development, to extraction and finally closure as the finite resources are exhausted. But does that really need to be the end of the mine’s productive life?
Fundamental approaches to seeding and site restoration are needed in mine environmental management.
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
Nathan Tinkler’s bankruptcy has sparked new fears about the State’s exposure to rehabilitation liabilities for the Dartbrook Coal Mine.
Scepticism about Anglo American’s ability to rehabilitate the Drayton coal mine in the Hunter Valley has resurfaced after news of a global restructuring for the mining heavyweight.
Queensland Resources Council has invited students of ecological management and rehabilitation to apply for two scholarships worth up to $35,000 per year.
Subzero has won a contract for rehabilitation works at Glencore’s Bulga coal mine.
180 abandoned mine shafts near Ravenswood in north Queensland will be backfilled and repaired.
A Qld MP caused a backlash from colleagues, industry and the media over comments about the need for greater government control over mining companies.
Today’s Rio Tinto AGM in Perth will hear concerns about rehab of the Ranger Uranium Mine, and the casualiation of Australian coal mining workforces.
Anglo American has launched a livestock grazing trial on nearly 50 hectares of rehabilitated mine land at its Dartbrook coal mine.
WA mines and petroleum minister Bill Marmion has commended the Mining Rehabilitation Fund as “one of the Department’s biggest reforms”.
An abandoned mine in the US has been turned in to the largest indoor bike park in the country.
Plans for setting up a mines rehabilitation advisory council have been scrapped by NSW state government.