Archived News for Industry Professionals - March, 2014
The Queensland Government has released a discussion paper for changes to mining notification requirements, which have already been met with some controversy.
The Queensland Government remains optimistic about the plan to expand the Abbot Point coal port terminal, despite very few interested private companies remaining.
The Spirit of the Outback will once again glide across the scenic and remote western Queensland region, after floodwaters stopped one of the country’s favourite services.
Several groups surrounding civil construction firm John Holland will face Federal Court over allegations that federal health and safety laws were breached, leading to the death of a rail maintenance worker on the Perth CityLink.
After more than month of constant haze, fumes, smoke and flames; the long-burning fire at the Hazelwood open cut mine is now under control, leaving authorities to try to tackle the health risks it has created.
Gas firm Santos Ltd has been fined after groundwater sampling revealed elevated levels of elements including arsenic, lead, and uranium at a site in New South Wales.
The chief minister of the Northern Territory has put out the call for private investment in a range of sectors, saying there is untold economic potential for those adventurous enough to try.