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Mar 02, 2021
Activist back in court as Adani battle continues

Activist back in court as Adani battle continues

Anti-Adani protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court in Brisbane to back activist Ben Pennings in the latest round of his legal battle with the mining company. The Carmichael coal project proponent began civil proceeedings against Mr Pennings last year, saying the Galilee Blockade spokesman had been instrumental in organising blockades and the occupation of suppliers’ offices…. ...

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Feb 08, 2021
Secret for real estate recovery

Secret for real estate recovery

Carmichael Mine has been a big factor in helping dig at least two Queensland regional centres out of a real estate rut. But the catalyst for significantly increased residential market activity is owed to government incentives say North Queensland property specialists, Knight Frank. The mine is recording 1,600 movements a month through Rockhampton airport where… ...

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Dec 15, 2020
Track taking shape at Carmichael coal project

Track taking shape at Carmichael coal project

Bravus Mining and Resources has shown off progress at the Carmichael coal project, where contractors this week started laying track for a 200km railway line. Between 900m and 1.2km of track is being laid daily at each end of the railway simultaneously, the Adani-owned business says. Bravus chief executive officer David Boshoff said the materials… ...

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Dec 02, 2020
Bravus fined $26,000 for Carmichael infringements

Bravus fined $26,000 for Carmichael infringements

Bravus Mining & Resources has coughed up almost $26,000 in fines for what it describes as misinterpreting environmental reporting requirements on its Carmichael coal project. The federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment  issued two infringement notices totalling $25,920 in late October to Adani Mining – recently rebranded as Bravus. It said they had… ...

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Nov 06, 2020
Protester locks on to coal project concrete plant

Protester locks on to coal project concrete plant

Police were called to a Carmichael coal project work site today after a protester locked himself on to a concrete batch plant. Frontline Action on Coal, sharing news of the action on social media, identified the protester as Magnetic Island man Barney Jackson. FLAC shared his comments: “I grew up on Magnetic Island on the… ...

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Nov 05, 2020
Adani rebrands after 10 years in Australia

Adani rebrands after 10 years in Australia

‘Stop Adani’ protesters and ‘Start Adani’ supporters will all need a new catchcry after news the Carmichael coal mine developer is rebranding. Adani is launching a new brand for its Australian mining business, Bravus Mining & Resources. It comes as the company marks its 10-year anniversary of operations in Australia and construction of the controversial… ...

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Oct 21, 2020
Carmichael muscles up with second Liebherr R 996B

Carmichael muscles up with second Liebherr R 996B

Adani Mining’s second Liebherr R 996B excavator has been assembled on site at the Carmichael coal project and is in commissioning. The excavator weighs about 660 tonnes and has a bucket volume of 37.5 cubic metres. The next excavator due to join the Carmichael fleet will be the larger Liebherr R 9800 – a model… ...

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Sep 24, 2020
Anti-Adani activist fined for security guard assault

Anti-Adani activist fined for security guard assault

A anti-Adani protester has been fined $1500 for assaulting a security guard at a Carmichael coal construction site in Central Queensland in September last year. Canadian Michael Kyneston, 48, pleaded guilty to assault occasioning bodily harm when the matter was heard in Clermont Magistrates Court yesterday. A second protester – Sheridan Vautier, 23, – was… ...

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Sep 11, 2020
Adani wins injunction against anti-coal activist

Adani wins injunction against anti-coal activist

Adani has won a battle against an anti-Carmichael mine activist, with the Queensland Supreme Court granting an injunction against activities including a ‘Dob in a Contractor’ campaign. The ruling will require Galilee Blockade spokesman Ben Pennings to remove online material related to that campaign and content encouraging collection of confidential information about the mine. An…...

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