The Victorian Government has introduced a bill to appoint a new commissioner to supervise the Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation, following the Hazelwood mine fire in 2014.
Nectar Farms aims to provide job opportunities for the retrenched Stawell gold mine workers following the operation’s closure last year.
Lakes Oil is suing the Victorian Government for $2.7 billion in damages following the state’s ban on gas exploration.
The Victorian Government has introduced legislation to permanently ban fracking in the state.
Santos has announced the sale of its Victorian gas assets to Copper Energy for $82 million, exiting from offshore Victoria.
Victoria’s ban on fracking will have far ranging impacts on the state’s energy security.
The Greens are calling on New South Wales to follow Victoria’s lead and ban fracking.
An Australian prospector has discovered a massive 145-ounce gold nugget worth more than $250,000.
The Victorian Government is implementing the fire protection maintenance standard AS1851 – 2012 for routine servicing of fire protection systems in all new and existing buildings.
A new high-tech research project focused on open cut mine safety has launched in Victoria’s LaTrobe Valley. The $2.2 million ‘Batter Stability project’ was unveiled by Victorian minister for energy and resources, Lily D’Ambrosio, at Energy Australia’s Yallourn brown coal mine. The project focuses on geotechnical and hydrogeological studies of mine batters, the sloping pit … Continue reading New mine safety research project launches in Victoria
Australia has stormed to the top of the world’s mining rankings, taking out a number of top spots in this year’s Fraser Institute mining survey.
TWPS, a joint venture between WorleyParsons and Broadspectrum, has landed a $200 million contract for maintenance with AGL Loy Yang.
The failure of a new demonstration power plant to attract private investment has led the Victorian Government to withdraw funding and announce an independent review of past development projects.
Residents of the Victorian town of Morwell have accused the state Department of Health of covering up the health impacts of the Hazelwood mine fire.
A mobile plant operator who worked at the Hazelwood mine fire to help extinguish the blaze has suffered a rapid decline in health due to lung disease and has been denied compensation.
Oil producer ESSO has locked maintenance workers out of it plants in Victoria and the Bass Strait in response to overtime bans imposed by unions.
Alcoa has announced it will close the Anglesea coal mine and power station near Geelong, costing 85 jobs.
A gold mine project has been rejected by the Victorian Government due to environmental and health concerns.
The Victorian government has launched a new online map for identifying the location of mining and exploration leases.
An investigation into why Victoria’s coal mines have seen a number of significant safety and environmental incidents in the last few years.