Work is suspended at a Central Queensland coal mine after a man died when a wall collapsed and trapped him inside the digger he was using.
Western Australia produces 70 per cent of the gold mined in Australia, so a predicted mini gold rush along with a jump in the iron ore price is renewing optimism about the state's long-subdued economy.
A businessman and his pastoralist partners launch court action against Origin Energy over its plan for gas exploration on a Northern Territory cattle station.
China is threatening the world's rare earths supply in retaliation for Donald Trump's tariffs, but Australia may be a major beneficiary from this aspect of the trade war.
A man in his 40s dies in a truck accident at the Red Hill quarry, with video footage showing the dump truck on its side after apparently rolling off a steep embankment within the mine.
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.
Traditional owners on a Northern Territory island partner with a Chinese company to set up a mining enterprise, which they hope will secure their future.
A new video shows Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch telling a room full of people she has shed tears over the approval of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, while also saying current environmental legislation is flawed.
"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.
Energy Australia finds a unit controller at the Yallourn power station, Graeme Edwards, 54, was doing nothing wrong when he was fatally injured performing a routine task in November last year.