Articles by Lou Caruana

Trepang offers to buy Dartbrook properties and water rights

Trepang offers to buy Dartbrook properties and water rights

The properties underly the Dartbrook mine and the sale would be used to pay off a loan with Trepang....

Investment

14 MAY 2021
Slings and arrows

Slings and arrows

An inappropriate slinging technique was used for the lift.

Sustainability

14 MAY 2021
Ensham seeks to mine until 2037

Ensham seeks to mine until 2037

The mine is proposing a single seam, underground bord and pillar mining operations.

Development

14 MAY 2021
Serious lung injury after pipe strikes worker

Serious lung injury after pipe strikes worker's chest

The NSW Resources Regulator said the incident was under investigation.

Sustainability

13 MAY 2021
Compensating for coal

Compensating for coal's loss will cost billions

It is only in the past 10 years that governments have done a big U-turn and decided coal is evil.

Hogsback

13 MAY 2021
Loader operator at risk after collision with haul truck

Loader operator at risk after collision with haul truck

The operator's view was obscured by dust and he lost sight of the loader.

Sustainability

12 MAY 2021
Coronado to face charges over Rabbitt fatality

Coronado to face charges over Rabbitt fatality

Legal charges had been issued in the Emerald Magistrates Court against subsidiary Coronado Curragh.

Sustainability

12 MAY 2021
Work continues at Carmichael rail line despite protest

Work continues at Carmichael rail line despite protest

The protestors said their action was in solidarity with indigenous people.

Sustainability

12 MAY 2021
South32 taking Dendrobium rejection to court

South32 taking Dendrobium rejection to court

The court was one of a number of options the company was pursuing in relation the project.

Sustainability

11 MAY 2021
BCC discussing infrastructure and mining for Broadmeadow East

BCC discussing infrastructure and mining for Broadmeadow East

Underground mining studies were ongoing and discussions with mining contractors will take place.

Development

11 MAY 2021
Coal mine methane emissions contributing to climate change: report

Coal mine methane emissions contributing to climate change: report

Methane has 84 times more global heating potential in a 20-year timeframe than carbon dioxide.

Sustainability

10 MAY 2021
Roof bolter crushes operator

Roof bolter crushes operator's fingers

The worker sustained degloving of the end of her left ring finger and the tip of her little finger.

Sustainability

10 MAY 2021