Whitehaven Coal is cutting jobs at its coal handling and preparation plant at Gunnedah in response to “tough” coal market conditions.
Fed up with protests near its operations in north-west NSW, coal mining company Idemitsu has admitted to hiring spies who infiltrated activist camps in the area.
Whitehaven Coal is facing a further legal challenge against its Maules Creek mine that aims to halt the felling of trees in the Leard State Forest.
Hundreds of protesters took part in a rally in Sydney yesterday in opposition to the construction of Whitehaven Coal’s $767 million Maules Creek mine.
The man who wiped $314 million off the value of Whitehaven Coal after issuing a fake press release has pleaded guilty in the NSW Supreme Court.
Whitehaven Coal has restarted longwall production at its Narrabri coal mine.
Haulage at Whitehaven Coal’s Tarrawonga mine was temporarily halted this morning after members of the Ecopella choir locked themselves to the operation’s front gates.
Biodiversity offsets used by mining companies to gain approval for major projects will be investigated in the first of three public hearings of a federal senate inquiry today.
More than 90 people will have their cases mentioned in Narrabri Local Court today as protests and consequent arrests continue in the Leard State Forest, with activists vowing to halt new coal mines.
Whitehaven Coal said the Department of Environment has cleared it of any wrongdoing amid claims the company’s Maules Creek biodiversity offsets package was based on false and misleading information.
The NSW Minerals Council chief, Stephen Galilee, says those protesting in the Leard Forest are putting themselves and others at risk and is calling for a stop to the action before someone dies.
Police have started making arrests at Maules Creek mine after more than 80 people walked onto the site this morning in protest of the project.
Idemitsu Australia Resources has hit back at claims made by activists that it has not provided adequate offset plans for a coal mine expansion in north-west New South Wales.
Holy protests at the Maules Creek mine site have kicked up a notch with the arrest of two religious leaders.
Members of the clergy have joined activists at the Maules Creek mine site today as protests to stop the project turn holy.
The Minerals Council of Australia has called on The Greens to stop supporting acts of civil disobedience across work sites as activism becomes increasingly dangerous.
Biodiversity offsets used by mining companies to gain approval for major projects will be investigated in a senate inquiry after The Greens secured support from Labour.
Whitehaven Coal has restarted longwall production at its Narrabri Mine following a longwall change out.
Whitehaven Coal has awarded Downer EDI the contract to construct the Maules Creek mine coal handling and processing plant.
A Sydney woman has been fined $600 for stopping work at the Maules Creek mine site after she chained herself to a gate.