The decision on the Queensland project comes amid the industry’s determination to transition away from fossil fuels and towards decarbonisation.

Coal industry hot over thaw in royalty freeze

The Queensland Resources Council has slammed the Queensland Government’s decision to reimpose royalty taxes on coal, saying it would hit regional communities and businesses hard, forcing companies to rethink their future investment and employment plans.
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WA coal power snuffed out

Western Australia’s State-owned coal power stations will be retired by 2030 – as the continued uptake of rooftop solar and renewables forces changes in the energy system to ensure a secure electricity supply and guard against higher power bills.
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Gudai-Darri iron ore heads to port

Rio Tinto has delivered first ore from the Gudai-Darri iron ore mine as the company brings online its first greenfield mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia, in more than a decade. Gudai-Darri will help underpin future production of the company’s flagship Pilbara Blend product.
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IGO gets nod for Western Areas purchase

Western Australian miner IGO Limited’s acquisition of Western Areas is all but finalised, following approvals by the latter’s shareholders, the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the Australian Securities and Investment Commission.
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Liontown lithium bound for Tesla

Australian-based battery minerals company Liontown Resources has completed negotiations to supply electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla with spodumene concentrate from its flagship 100 per cent-owned Kathleen Valley Lithium Project in the Goldfields region of Western Australia.
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Red-letter day for Red 5

First gold has been poured at Red 5’s 100 per cent-owned 2.4 million ounce, 16-year life-of-mine King of the Hills (KOTH) Gold Project in Western Australia.
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