Bowen Rail

Call for more protection for coal industry

Adani Australia chief executive officer and Country Head Lucas Dow has called on all political parties to protect the nation’s prosperity by ensuring coal communities can access reasonably priced finance and insurance services.
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John Holland

Record earnings and better social governance for Rio Tinto

Incoming Rio Tinto chairman Dominic Barton says the company is focused on rebuilding relationships and strengthening its social licence, while setting out a new strategy that seeks to re-establish it as a leader in an industry that has a critical role to play in creating a sustainable and prosperous future for people and for the planet.
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Mental health at the mines under microscope

The Western Australian Government has appointed the Centre for Transformative Work Design, part of the Future of Work Institute at Curtin University, to undertake a four-year research project to gather and evaluate data on sexual assault, harassment, mental health, drug and alcohol use, and emerging mine safety issues.
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Exploration freed up in western Victoria

Applications are now open for minerals exploration in parts of western Victoria, following the lifting of an exemption which temporarily restricted minerals activities across an area of around 11,000 square kilometres.
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