Carmichael mine approved despite environmental concerns

JODIE DEAN Environment Minister Greg Hunt has approved mining giant Adani to develop Australia’s largest coal mine in remote central Queensland, despite conservation concerns. Mr Hunt told the ABC that the $16 billion mine and rail project … [Read more...]

Mine expansion plans going ahead at farmer’s expense.

BEAU ROBINSON Farmers on the Darling Downs are outraged with plans for the Acland Coal mine to expand its operation. The proposed extension will see the mine continue until 2029, taking it's coal production from 4.8 million to 7.5 million … [Read more...]