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Four in five Queenslanders want miners to foot clean-up bills
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Jackie Trad

Four in five Queenslanders want miners to foot clean-up bills

A new poll comes as the Queensland Parliament is set to debate a bill which will make mining companies pay into a fund to rehabilitate land.

  • by Felicity Caldwell

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'Risk is too great': Woodside CEO rails against climate inaction
Woodside Petroleum

'Risk is too great': Woodside CEO rails against climate inaction

The head of oil and gas giant Woodside Petroleum has stepped up demands for more decisive political action on climate change, warning the "risk of inaction is too great".

  • by Nick Toscano & Cole Latimer
When a runaway train crashes in the WA desert, its impact is felt around the world
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Accident

When a runaway train crashes in the WA desert, its impact is felt around the world

Monday morning started like any other for iron ore giant BHP. Then things went catastrophically wrong.

  • by Hamish Hastie
The mining industry and powerful CFMMEU join forces on mining reforms
Jackie Trad

The mining industry and powerful CFMMEU join forces on mining reforms

The resources industry and a powerful union have teamed up to call on the Labor state government to delay aspects of its mining rehabilitation bill.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Jobs boom as lithium plant gets state approval

Jobs boom as lithium plant gets state approval

The world's biggest lithium miner is one step closer to building a lithium hydroxide processing plant in WA.

  • by staff writers
Mining industry in daily meetings with state government over clean-up bill
Jackie Trad

Mining industry in daily meetings with state government over clean-up bill

Former resources minister Stephen Robertson has been called in to mediate meetings between the mining industry and the state government.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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BHP chief assures customers after desert railway crash
BHP Billiton

BHP chief assures customers after desert railway crash

BHP has assured customers it will fulfil its contracts to supply iron ore, despite a dramatic freight train derailment disrupting exports.

  • by Nick Toscano & Hamish Hastie
BHP confirms exports to be impacted as crews work to get rail back online
Mining

BHP confirms exports to be impacted as crews work to get rail back online

More than 130 people are working on clearing wreckage and fixing the rail but iron ore exports will be impacted after the BHP train derailment in WA's Pilbara.

  • by Hamish Hastie
FMG locks down relationships with China's biggest steel mills
Iron ore

FMG locks down relationships with China's biggest steel mills

Fortescue will sign MOUs with both public and private steel mills across China on the sidelines of the China international import expo

  • by Hamish Hastie
BHP derailed a driverless runaway train after it travelled 92km - and that's good news for the iron ore price
BHP Billiton

BHP derailed a driverless runaway train after it travelled 92km - and that's good news for the iron ore price

BHP said the driver was inspecting an issue with the train - which had 268 wagons - when the locomotive ran away.

  • by Rebecca Kennan and Thomas Biesheuvel
BHP sends runaway iron ore train off the rails after 92km trip across Pilbara
Pilbara Minerals

BHP sends runaway iron ore train off the rails after 92km trip across Pilbara

BHP has deliberately derailed a driverless runaway train that carried 268 wagons loaded with ore for 92km across the Pilbara.

  • by David Prestipino