Archive for the Mining & environment Category

January 17,2016. Blacktown NSW. The afternoon was sizzling hot but the voice of Ms Gina Lopez somehow cooled the day with her soft suave voice as she made a very inspiring presentation about how eco-tourism can help alleviate poverty in many parts of the Philippines. (more…)

There is a very risky method of underwater gold mining in the Philippines. The nature of the dangerous work has raised concerns over the lack of labour regulations and the safety of the child workers.   (more…)

The author is an Australian geologist, professor emeritus of earth sciences at the University of Melbourne, professor of mining geology at the  University of Adelaide, and the director of multiple mineral exploration and mining companies.

Consider the volcanic eruption in Iceland. Since its first spewing of volcanic ash has, in just FOUR DAYS, NEGATED EVERY SINGLE EFFORT we have made in the past five years to control CO2 emissions on our planet. (more…)

About 3 million cubic metres of mud will be dumped near world heritage site after approval to expand Queensland coal port. (more…)

SOUTH Australia is sitting on oil potentially worth more than $20 trillion, which independent reports claim is more than enough to turn Australia into a self-sufficient fuel producer. (more…)