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$3.6 billion Narrabri Gas Project under strict conditions

The New South Wales government’s Independent Planning Commission has imposed stringent conditions on its ‘phased’ approval of a multibillion-dollar coal seam gas field in north-western NSW. Santos...

NSW bushfire

NSW bushfire inquiry calls for more hazard reduction

The NSW Government has released the independent NSW Bushfire Inquiry, examining the causes of, preparation for and response to the 2019–20 bushfires. All 76 recommendations will be accepted in...


Hope for billion dollar bio-economy to bloom

National Bioenergy Roadmap the pathway to a resilient Australia Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor announced with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) that...

Australian Bushfire Map provides interactive location of bushfires

Australian Bushfire Map

Are you trying to find out the status of bushfires near your property, mine site or mining lease? The Australian bushfire map is an innovative tool is now available on the Australasian Mine Safety...

Bushfires recovery mental health and advice

Bushfires | The challenges of recovery

Recovering from natural disaster events like bushfires can be a complex and challenging journey. AMSJ spoke with Perth based Psychologist Dr. Marny Lishman about the post-disaster effects of...

Rio Tinto donates to Red cross

Rio Tinto supports bushfire appeal

Rio Tinto has shown its support behind the Red Cross bushfire appeal by donating a further $750K to disaster and relief efforts. The company has now donated $1M to the Red Cross Disaster Relief which...

Springvale mine surrounded by bushfire

Springvale mine surrounded by fire

A video has emerged of the Springvale mine surrounded by a bushfire on nearby Gospers Mountain. While the Springvale coal mine closed last week due to the risk of fire and smoke, the company said its...

Bushfire smoke effects in underground mines

Bushfire smoke in underground mines

With the range of bushfires burning across Australia at the moment, miners are advised to consider the potential effects of smoke in underground mine ventilation given its ability to mask a range of...

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