Mining

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‘Pandora’s box’: experts say Queensland’s windfall from coal royalties could set a precedent
Industry and analysts predict budget measure could provide billions in additional revenue

Peter Hannam

23, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Queensland state budget 2022: modest coal royalty hike delivers little towards energy transition
Analysis: The first lift in coal royalties in 10 years will only provide a fraction of the windfall caused by high fossil fuel prices

Ben Smee

21, Jun, 2022 @4:56 AM

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‘Very different place’: new campaign over mining taxes ‘unlikely’ to succeed in Queensland
Queensland Resources Council has denounced plans to raise royalties, launching new offensive

Joe Hinchliffe

17, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Now is the perfect time to increase coal royalties to fund Australia’s energy transition | John Quiggin
The usual trade-off between maximising revenue while protecting industry’s long-term future no longer applies

John Quiggin

16, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Here’s why Australia’s reliance on commodities is unhealthy | Satyajit Das
Our dependency on resources and failure to use mining income to secure a post-mineral future is shortsighted

Satyajit Das

13, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Queensland government considers lease extensions at the site of anti-CSG blockade
Arrow Energy’s applications to extend leases discovered by campaigners via report on company website

Joe Hinchliffe

07, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Subsidiary of Russian company sues Rio Tinto for cutting it out of Queensland alumina operation
Australia’s sanctions on oligarch Oleg Deripaska led to Rio Tinto taking responsibility for Gladstone refinery from Rusal subsidiary

Christopher Knaus

06, Jun, 2022 @6:51 AM

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Juukan Gorge traditional owners sign agreement with Rio Tinto to co-manage WA mining land
Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura people will have say on future of mines on native title area, two years after heritage site was blown up

Calla Wahlquist

20, May, 2022 @3:47 AM

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‘Community’ group linked to mining company New Hope presses ALP candidate on coalmine support
Group previously accused of being part of ‘astroturfing’ campaign says ‘community deserves clarity’ on position of candidate in Queensland seat of Groom

Ben Smee

17, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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UK imposes sanctions on Roman Abramovich-linked steel firm Evraz
Foreign Office says company part-owned by billionaire ‘operates in sectors of strategic significance to government of Russia’

Jasper Jolly and Rob Davies

05, May, 2022 @6:51 PM

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Rio Tinto warns Australia’s slow renewable energy rollout threatens fossil fuel phase out
Mining giant also apologises for bullying culture at annual shareholder meeting

Ben Butler

05, May, 2022 @4:49 AM

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Steel boss dismisses claim that sector needs new Cumbrian coalmine
As final decision looms on controversial pit, industry expert says there is no domestic market for its fuel

Michael Savage Policy Editor

01, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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