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Better prices boost mining in Tasmania

May 05 2018

Improving commodity prices have miners at it again in Tasmania. Read More









Mining fever: Better prices excite Tasmanian miners

May 05 2018

Damien Mclean finishes packing his lunch 1,600 metres under the earth, declaring recovering commodity prices have left Tasmanian miners "flat out".

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NT seabed mining moratorium extended, drawing mixed reaction from stakeholders

May 05 2018

A moratorium on seabed mining, which was due to expire, will now remain in place until 2021, although there has been no public announcement.

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'Every second person is going through a divorce': FIFO workers' mental health under strain

May 05 2018

Psychological distress is significantly more prevalent in the remote mining and construction workforce than in the general community, new research has found.

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Government overlooks its own experts to clear way for foreign-owned mine in Hunter Valley

May 05 2018

A South Korean mine is recommended to proceed by the New South Wales Government despite its own water experts advising the project could cause the Bylong River and local creeks to "dry up", documents obtained under freedom of information laws reveal.

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Beach village residents fear for 'pristine' environment over CCS plans

May 05 2018

Residents of an isolated beach village in Victoria's east fight moves to store carbon dioxide in the seabed off their coastline.

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Lithium pile

May 05 2018

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