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Jobs may go at Leightons after major review announced

Employees of Leightons could soon find themselves out of work, with Leighton’s majority shareholder, Hochtief, announcing an extensive review that was likely to lead to job losses throughout...

Santos fined for contaminating groundwater with uranium

Santos was issued with a $1500 fine on February 18 after a leaking storage pond at their Pilliga coal seam gas site in NSW was found to be contaminated with uranium at levels 20 times higher than...

‘Mining’ for metals using nature’s machines

Scientists at the University of York are to lead an international team that will explore the use of plants to recover precious metals from mine tailings around the world. Researchers in the...

AMSJ April 2022