Rio wrangles control at Ranger

Rio wrangles control at Ranger

Rift grows between ERA and Rio Tinto.

Sustainability

03 OCTOBER 2022
Sun setting on Ranger sales

Sun setting on Ranger sales

ERA says it has started transferring water from Pit 3 to the tailings storage facility.

Ranger exit plan full of holes

Ranger exit plan full of holes

There are about 1062ha to revegetate before closure, including 795ha of waste rock covered area.

Ranger costs cut deep

Ranger costs cut deep

ERA is seeking approval to use the TSF as a water storage facility.

Sustainability

28 FEBRUARY 2022
Ranger rehab in progress

Ranger rehab in progress

ERA shut the Ranger mine gate early in 2021 to focus solely on mandated rehabilitation.

Sustainability

13 JANUARY 2022
Ranger rehab cost blowout

Ranger rehab cost blowout

To help with the reforecast ERA is to engage an engineering firm to finalise a final figure.

Life-cycle / End of li...

19 NOVEMBER 2021
Queensland tightens rehab rules

Queensland tightens rehab rules

Rehabilitation regulations tightened in Queensland.

Sustainability

18 JUNE 2020
Vic rehab rules made easy

Vic rehab rules made easy

Victoria launches strategy for better mine site rehabilitation.

Sustainability

14 FEBRUARY 2020
Restless natives struggle in study

Restless natives struggle in study

90% of tested plant species struggled to establish themselves or grew quite poorly.

Sustainability

12 APRIL 2019
Mine fauna needs more love

Mine fauna needs more love

Study finds fauna is under-recognised in assessments of restoration success.

Sustainability

20 FEBRUARY 2019
McArthur River lead still a risk, report says

McArthur River lead still a risk, report says

Lead leaves its mark in Queensland

Life-cycle / End of li...

26 NOVEMBER 2018