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Hunter coal train driver yells abuse at protester who boarded his train

Hunter coal train driver yells abuse at protester who boarded his train

"Get down off my f---ing loco," the furious train diver yelled as Micah Weekes relayed his anti-coal message to the world.

  • by Matthew Kelly

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Government tests interest in Sydney's first mining licence since 1993
Water

Government tests interest in Sydney's first mining licence since 1993

The Sydney basin faces more coal mining after the NSW government said it would seek market interest in the first new exploration licence in more than 20 years.

  • by Peter Hannam
Digging up a lot more coal won't bring more jobs
Opinion
Opinion

Digging up a lot more coal won't bring more jobs

Greenies and the miners union both worry that a transition away from coal would come at the expense of jobs, but the concept of "just transition" is flawed.

  • by Ross Gittins
Massive hit on state's budget over coal dispute 'exaggerated': Trad
Mining

Massive hit on state's budget over coal dispute 'exaggerated': Trad

The stoush was predicted to cause a $2 billion black hole in the Queensland state budget, and a reduction of millions of tonnes of coal exported.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Coal dispute risks billions in exports
Aurizon

Coal dispute risks billions in exports

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has moved to reassure international steelmakers that the state's coal supply is secure, as she departs on a trade trip to Japan.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
BHP and Treasury reach agreement over $300 million coal royalties dispute
BHP Billiton

BHP and Treasury reach agreement over $300 million coal royalties dispute

An in principle agreement has been reached over a long-running legal battle over a royalties reassessment.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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'Surrounded by secrecy': Government undecided on Shenhua coal mine
Shenhua International

'Surrounded by secrecy': Government undecided on Shenhua coal mine

Calls for greater openness over a $1.2b coal mine are mounting after the government admitted it had taken more than two years to make a key decision.

  • by Peter Hannam