Adani Coal Pollution- “Exaggerated”

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A Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Report has found that activist claims that Adani had polluted beaches near its Abbot Point coal port are an exaggeration. The Department has released its report into the discovery of coal sediment samples Dingo Beach, off Abbot Point, following … [Read more...]

New Umpire to Sort Resources Disputes

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Landholders and resources companies are a step closer to having a new independent umpire to help resolve disputes over their negotiated agreements following legislation introduced into State Parliament. Minister Natural Resources and Mines Anthony Lynham told Parliament that the new Land Access … [Read more...]

Lung Test Crackdown

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Queensland’s 30,000 coal miners will have world-class lung function tests by the end of the year as the government moves to intorduce reform to tackle black lung disease. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham says new accreditation standards for facilities and training standards for … [Read more...]

Re-born copper mine gains red tape reduction

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A revived copper mine has gained special status to cut red tape and create hundreds of jobs in north-west Queensland. Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham has granted prescribed project status to the $152 million project to refurbish and re-open Capricorn Copper Mine, 125km north of … [Read more...]

Golden Opportunity Brings Jobs

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A rush of jobs is on the cards for North Queensland with the go-ahead for the $167 million expansion of Resolute Mining Ltd’s mine at Ravenswood. Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke says the final milestone for the expansion that will extend the life of the mine … [Read more...]