Glencore's Wandoan mine was granted three, 27-year development leases.
Opponents of the Shenhua mine reckon they could have gone further.
'I'm a farmer. I'm a conservative. We have to protect the Pilliga with our life.'
The failure to ensure disused mineshafts are sealed has cost poor artisanal workers their lives, says the Congress of South African Trade Unions, in reference to the current death toll over 40 zama za...
With Westpac out, Adani's proposed Carmichael mega coal mine looks in doubt again.
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Oil companies obtained rights to the area before the giant reef was discovered.
Although the move will almost certainly face legal challenges, officials say it will “stand the test of time.”
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The miner was buried under rubble in the state's southwest.
'Those renewables just don't run out. Mining does.'
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Stunning new photos capture the beauty and peril of sulfur mining.
Autonomous vehicles are poised to disrupt the unhealthy trucking business. Mining could be next.
Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham has attracted international attention after setting the Condamine River in Queensland on fire - a process which he says is caused by the leaking of methane gas into the riv...
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Jharia, situated in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand, is one of the largest coal mines in India. Once a dense forest populated by tribes, its people and natural bounty were sacrificed at the altar of dev...
It's hard to talk about space mining without thinking of Bruce Willis striding across an asteroid in Armageddon, and the scientists, engineers and lawyers at the forefront of space exploration know it...