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New $1B Central Qld coal mine approved

A resources project received the nod to proceed in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. The Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning recently approved the new...

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Coal projects worth over $950M recommended

A judiciary body recommended multiple new fossil fuel operations. The Federal Court of Australia recently endorsed Mach Energy’s $950 million Mount Pleasant Optimisation Project and...

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Coal mine offers $20K employee wage increase

An emerging mineral producer significantly improved worker remuneration. Whitehaven Coal recently offered its employees a $20,000 pay rise at the Maules Creek coal mine in Boggabri, 127km northwest...

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Driverless truck issues reduce coal production

An employer downgraded forecast output due to autonomous and manpower difficulties at its coal operations. Whitehaven Coal expects to report 4.3 million tonnes of managed run-of-mine production for...

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Whitehaven mine in safety spotlight again

Whitehaven mine is in the safety spotlight again after council workers blamed the mine for fires from self-rescuer canisters dumped at a waste dump. According to local media ‘over a period of...

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NSW mines slapped with fines

Boggabri Coal and Whitehaven have been slapped with a number of fines by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for environmental infringements. Boggabri received two penalty notices for...