Mining giants Rio Tinto, BHP and Glencore have listed several of their tailings dams across Australia as being at "high" or "extreme" risk of failure in self audits.
"More mines, more jobs, more future," proclaims a mysterious billboard near Kingaroy. But not everyone agrees — and the years of "constant fighting" are taking a massive toll.
Indian mining firm Adani says it expects to start work on its coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin within weeks, creating thousands of jobs. But how exactly will that future unfold from here?
The most divisive project in recent Australian history can finally break ground. But sceptics still struggle to see how Adani will turn a profit from a remote thermal coal mine in the era of the Paris climate agreement.
After nearly nine years in the planning, fierce protests and endless political debate, mining giant Adani is granted its final environmental approval and can now begin work on its Carmichael mine.
Norway's parliament has approved tighter investment rules that could see it ditch its stakes in mining giants Glencore, BHP and Anglo American, as well as energy generator AGL.
Following the election, Labor frontbencher Joel Fitzgibbon described the debate surrounding the Adani mine in Queensland as "crazy", saying that a mine just as big had been approved in the state during the campaign. Is he correct?
The fiancee of a 27-year-old man killed in one of Australia's worst mining disasters is still heartbroken, saying the "pain is still there" on the 30th anniversary of his death.
The fiance of a 27-year-old man killed in one of Australia's worst mining disasters is still heartbroken, saying the "pain is still there" on the 30th anniversary of his death.
The Northern Territory Government lifts its three-year moratorium on exploration fracking for onshore shale gas in the Beetaloo Basin, and expects engineering works could resume within days.