Mining

Indian conglomerate Adani is set to start construction on the controversial Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, after Australia’s government provided final federal approval for the large-scale project. Plans for the mine - located in Queensland’s Galilee Basin - were first laid out almost a decade ago,...

Cameco Australia has been handed federal environmental approval for the Yeelirrie uranium project in Western Australia after a ‘complex’ two-year process. The controversial project has now been greenlit by the Department of Environment and Energy, following an approval by the Western Australian Government in January 2017. However,...