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    Jul 03, 2020  New rules that give landowners the right to veto fracking in Western Australia will not be introduced to Parliament before the next election. Topics: mining-environmental-issues

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    Environmental Impacts Western Australian Museum

    The story of Western Australia's goldfields, gold rushes and people that lived through it all. ... Perhaps the most enduring legacy that the goldfields have left, and continue to leave, are the impacts mining and pastoralism practises have on the environment. The demand for wood for use in mining and water condensing put major strain on WA's ...

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    Mining in Australia: overview Practical Law

    This article highlights some of the key legal issues commonly associated with the exploration and extraction of mineral resources in Australia. These issues form part of any due diligence exercise conducted by an investor proposing to acquire mining assets or an interest in a mining

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    The Social Implications of Mining in Australia Issues ...

    Under this scheme the state government promised to distribute 25% of Western Australia’s mining and onshore petroleum royalties to the state’s regional areas each year as an additional investment in projects, infrastructure and community services. Estimated expenditure through the Royalties for Regions fund from 2008–09 to 2014–15 is $6 ...

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    Gold and Iron: Mining in Western Australia Investing ...

    Mining in Western Australia today. Today, the mining industry is a vital economic sector for Western Australia, accounting for more than 30 percent of the state’s annual GDP and employing more ...

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    Environmental problems in Australia WWF

    As a result, saline water draining from such areas can affect downstream or downslope water quality. It is estimated that around 7% of the agricultural area of western Australia is suffering from this problem following deforestation. Moreover, studies in Australia's wet tropics show that soils have limited capacity to recover from deforestation.

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    Gold mining in Western Australia - Wikipedia

    Gold mining in Western Australia is the third largest commodity sector in Western Australia, behind iron ore and petroleum, with a value of A$11.9 billion.. Gold mining in Western Australia dates back to the 1880s but became a significant industry in the 1890s, following gold discoveries at Coolgardie in 1892 and Kalgoorlie in 1893. It reached an early peak in 1903, experienced a

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    Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Australia ICLG

    Oct 09, 2020  Australia: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions.

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    Navigating a hard border: spotlight on mining in Western ...

    Supporting mining in Western Australia. Given the increased need for mining to keep the Australian economy grounded, it is unsurprising that upcoming projects are actually on the rise in Western Australia. In addition, a new government decision is working to streamline approvals and cut delays for new projects, ensuring the state is not simply ...

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    Problems follow Western Australia's mining successes ...

    Dec 13, 2011  Problems follow Western Australia's mining successes This article is more than 8 years old Just down the road from the boomtown of Karratha is Roebourne, home to an impoverished Aboriginal community

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    The Social Implications of Mining in Australia Issues ...

    Under this scheme the state government promised to distribute 25% of Western Australia’s mining and onshore petroleum royalties to the state’s regional areas each year as an additional investment in projects, infrastructure and community services. Estimated expenditure through the Royalties for Regions fund from 2008–09 to 2014–15 is $6 ...

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    Safe mobile autonomous mining in Western Australia -

    Safe mobile autonomous mining in Western Australia – CODE OF PRACTICE. 2. 1 Introduction. 1.1 Aims. Mobile autonomous mining, like any large-scale mining activity, is hazardous with many inherent risks. When . integrated with a manned mining operation, additional risks may be present beyond those recognised for conventional mining techniques.

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    Mining Safe Work Australia

    More information on Western Australia’s WHS regulatory framework for mining is available at the Department of Mines and Petroleum website. South Australia: WHS requirements for mining are regulated through: Chapter 10 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA) More information is available at SafeWork South Australia. Tasmania

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    An Introduction to Mining Law in Western Australia ...

    Mining is a very important industry for the Western Australian economy, with the most economically significant mining exports in 2010 being iron ore, gold, nickel and alumina (made from bauxite). In terms of area, mining takes up only a small area of the State’s land. However, because of the nature of the activity and the processes used ...

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    Gold and Iron: Mining in Western Australia Investing ...

    Mining in Western Australia today. Today, the mining industry is a vital economic sector for Western Australia, accounting for more than 30 percent of the state’s annual GDP and employing more ...

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    Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Australia ICLG

    Oct 09, 2020  Australia: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions.

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    A Mining Company Blew Up A 46,000-Year-Old Aboriginal Site ...

    Sep 11, 2020  Mining giant Rio Tinto is parting ways with its chief executive as it tries to quell public anger over the company's destruction of a 46,000-year-old sacred Aboriginal site in Australia.

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    Stratford beset by rain and geotech problems ...

    Feb 11, 2021  The rain delays were compounded by unexpected geotechnical issues encountered and equipment unavailability. ... Combine the power of industry news and research with an Australia's Mining Monthly Premium subscription. ... (ABN 66 000 375 048), PO Box 78, Leederville, Western Australia 6902. Login. Invalid username or password. Log in ...

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    Australia’s key projects and mine expansions - Australian ...

    Apr 24, 2019  Newcrest Mining has withdrawn from its joint venture (JV) with Encounter Resources at the Aileron copper-gold-rare earths project in Western Australia. View on Facebook Share

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    Our Members List of Mining Companies Perth, WA – CMEWA

    CME represents mining and energy companies in Western Australia (including those providing services to it). Below is a list of our member companies in WA, many of whom have their headquarters in Perth. View: Ordinary Members Associate Members Small Business Associates. Ordinary Members

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    Australian mine rehabilitation: Projects leading the way

    Mining is one of the biggest industries in Australia, with profits surging A$27.7bn in the second half of 2017, according to the Australian Financial Review. However, these profits often come at the cost of local environments, with topsoil removed, earth excavated and forests destroyed to make space for mining operations.

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    Legislation, regulations and guidelines Australia Minerals

    Western Australia. Reporting guidelines; WAMEX online database; Foreign investment. The Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) is a non-statutory body established in 1976 to advise the Treasurer and the Government on Australia's foreign investment policy and its administration.

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    Mining and the environment: the future of Australia’s brand

    Jul 11, 2012  Mining and the Australian Brand Mining is an important part of the Australian economy. However, tourism and other industries built on maintaining the natural values of Australia are also important ...

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    Western Australia's economy and international trade

    Western Australia’s gross state income rose by 8.0% in 2019-20, due to the improvement in the state’s terms of trade (the ratio of export prices to import prices) from higher iron ore, gold and nickel prices. The composition of Western Australia’s economic growth in 2019‑20 was significantly affected by the COVID‑19 pandemic.

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    Innovative Approaches to ‘Wicked’ Problems – Resource ...

    The mining industry as a whole is dominated by economic, political, legislative and market structures that influence and constrain interactions between mine operations and local communities. For communities, with particular reference to regional Western Australia, intractable problems include the uncertainty of, yet increasing dependence on, a ...

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    Australian lawmakers call for freeze on mining projects in ...

    The report recommends all mining companies operating in Western Australia halt relevant projects until such reviews have taken place and commit to

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    Stratford beset by rain and geotech problems ...

    Feb 11, 2021  The rain delays were compounded by unexpected geotechnical issues encountered and equipment unavailability. ... Combine the power of industry news and research with an Australia's Mining Monthly Premium subscription. ... (ABN 66 000 375 048), PO Box 78, Leederville, Western Australia 6902. Login. Invalid username or password. Log in ...

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    Mining Boom Impact On Western Australia

    Tim Shanahan, the director of the Energy and Minerals Institute at the University of Western Australia, is a major beneficiary of the mining boom. Six years ago, his

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    Environmental problems in Australia WWF

    As a result, saline water draining from such areas can affect downstream or downslope water quality. It is estimated that around 7% of the agricultural area of western Australia is suffering from this problem following deforestation. Moreover, studies in Australia's wet tropics show that soils have limited capacity to recover from deforestation.

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    Mining and sustainability: experience from Australia

    •Mining generates strong and sustainable benefits for Australia Exports, revenue, business, employment, technology transfer •Australia faces difficult issues relating to mining, agriculture, community and governance Eg, land, water, social licence, cross-sectoral impact, competitiveness •We have made mistakes, learned, and defined pathways to resolve issues and

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    Geology of Western Australia - Department of Mines ...

    Western Australia started to separate from the remaining mass of Gondwana in the Late Jurassic (160 million years ago), with the western margin separating from India and Africa during the Early Cretaceous (130 million years ago). Australia rifted from Antarctica in the Cretaceous, 84 million years ago, and has now begun to collide with Asia.

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    Mining and the environment: the future of Australia’s brand

    Jul 11, 2012  Mining and the Australian Brand Mining is an important part of the Australian economy. However, tourism and other industries built on maintaining the natural values of Australia are also important ...

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    Rio Tinto CEO and senior executives resign from company ...

    Sep 11, 2020  In a statement to Australian Stock Exchange the company confirms move that follows the blowing up of 46,000-year-old caves in Western Australia

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    Western Australia is world's new top mining destination ...

    Resource-rich Western Australia has been picked the most attractive region for mining investment in 2019, the latest annual survey of mining companies released Tuesday by the Fraser Institute shows.

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    The Australian Resources Sector its contribution to the ...

    The huge Western Australian resources of natural gas, in addition to providing domestic gas for Western Australian use have underpinned Australia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export sector. Gas exports began in the late 1980s at some 7.5 million tonnes (Mt) per year and have now increased to around 16 Mt tonnes per annum.

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    Mining and the Australian economy: the Australian ...

    As at 2014, the level of foreign direct investment in Australian mining and related activities was $265 billion, representing 38 per cent of all foreign direct investment in Australia. In 2013–14 alone, the Foreign Investment Review Board approved over $22 billion in proposed investments in mineral exploration and development.

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    WA Mining Projects Map New Existing Mines in WA – CMEWA

    The sector produces more than 50 different minerals from about 1,000 operating mines in Western Australia. For five commodities alone, Western Australia produced more than ten per cent of the world’s total production in 2015. The following map of WA mining and energy major projects is produced quarterly by the Department of Mines, Industry ...

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