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Adani Coal Mine - Behind the News
 
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A company called Adani wants to create one of the world's biggest coal mines in Queensland's Galilee Basin. But while the massive project has a lot of people excited there are also a lot of people against it. BTN STORY PAGE http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4759774.htm RELATED BTN STORY Fossil Fuels http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4252941.htm
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Adani Indian Coal Mine in Australia gets opposed by Australian People
 
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Indian Coal Mine in Australia gets opposed by Australian People . Barnaby Joyce's 'duck pond' claim under fire as Adani coal row deepens . Here's what we know about Adani and the Carmichael mine project . Barnaby Joyce has been called "irresponsible" by one of Australia's most senior conservationists after the Deputy Prime Minister dismissed wetlands adjoining Adani's Abbot Point coal port as little more than a "duck-shooting pond". The brawl over Adani's threats to the onshore environment and the Great Barrier Reef escalated as Liberal backbencher Sarah Henderson broke ranks to question a potential $1 billion government loan to develop rail infrastructure for the Indian conglomerate's proposed Carmichael mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin. Australian Conservation Council president Geoff Cousins said Mr Joyce had "failed to check his facts" on the Caley Valley wetlands, a 5000-hectare bird habitat that environmentalists say was damaged by coal dust contamination from the Adani terminal during cyclone Debbie. Mr Joyce this week played down the wetlands' ecological value, describing it as a "swamp" built for duck shooters. With approval granted for a permanent rail line and a temporary construction camp, Adani's much-touted and often doubted Carmichael coal mine has taken a large step closer to becoming a reality. So who and what is Adani? A multinational company based in Ahmedabad, India, Adani Group builds and operates mines, ports and power plants. The company has operations in coal, gas and renewable energy across India, Indonesia and Australia. Adani Mining chief executive Jeyakumar Janakaraj has faced scrutiny for failing to disclose that a company he ran in Africa was guilty of serious environmental breaches, despite being asked to do so in a letter from the Federal Environment Department. But Queensland Mines Minister Anthony Lynham has expressed confidence Adani will operate its Australian mine safely and that the Great Barrier Reef will be protected, with "200 stringent conditions placed on this project". How big is the mine project? Adani's $22 billion Carmichael mine will be built in the Galilee Basin, west of Rockhampton. Once complete, it will be Australia's largest coal mine, with six open-cut pits and up to five underground mines. The Queensland Government estimated the life span of the mine to be between 25 and 60 years. The newly approved 31.5 kilometres of permanent rail line will form part of a 389-kilometre heavy haul line from the mine in the Galilee Basin to the Abbot Point port, south of Townsville. Where will the coal go? The mine will supply Indian power plants with enough coal to generate electricity for up to 100 million people. Coal from the mine will be processed through the Abbot Point Coal Terminal, off the coast of Bowen in north Queensland. How many jobs will it generate? Adani has claimed the mine and related operations will generate 10,000 jobs, however the Land Court of Queensland rejected this. The court instead accepted the evidence of Adani's own expert witness, Dr Jerome Fahrer of ACIL Allen, who said that in net terms the Adani mine would increase average employment by about 1,200 jobs in north Queensland, and create 1,464 jobs Australia-wide. Who has challenged the mine legally and why? Environmental groups have listed multiple concerns about the mine's impact on the Great Barrier Reef and the expansion of Australia's coal sector. Over the past six years, Adani said there had been more than 10 appeals and judicial processes. Here are some of the highest profile Federal Court cases: What's the projected benefit to the economy? Planning Australia's biggest mine Step through the key events in the planning of Australia's biggest mining project, the Carmichael coal mine in remote central Queensland. Adani estimates the project will generate at least $16.5 billion for the Australian economy, but the final figure is dependent on the mine's lifespan. The State Government said it expected to receive many millions of dollars in mining royalties, which would be spent on upgrades for schools, hospitals and roads. "Resources are extremely important for everyone in Queensland," Mines Minister Anthony Lynham said. When will construction start? Earlier this year, the Queensland Government gave the project critical status to fast-track environmental and other approvals. The Government still has to approve a water licence and minor applications for power and road access before construction can start. Adani has said it hopes work on the mine will start in the first half of 2017. Thanks for watching. Subscribe to our channel. Thanks for watching. This is World Conspiracy Daily WC Daily If you have any points comment below. Production: Hades Pictures Music By : Kevin MacLeod Carpe Diem Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Carmichael Coal Mine
 
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A description of the Carmichael Coal Mine proposed by Indian resources-group Adani in central Queensland, Australia, extracted from a lecture delivered by Dr Chris McGrath at the University of Queensland (UQ) on 7 April 2016. The full lecture is available at https://youtu.be/FKutt1SR39A
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Australia and Adani mine
 
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Building the largest coal mine in Queensland will be an environmental catastrophe.
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Australia: Adani coal mine raises environmental concerns
 
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An Indian energy conglomerate is set to begin work for a massive coal mine in Australia later this month, but environmentalists are trying to stop the project at the last moment. They allege Adani group has a controversial environmental record in India, which the company denies. Al Jazeera's Mary Ann Jolley reports from Central Queensland, Australia. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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15,300 abandoned mines in QLD - Tax payers problem
 
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big mining companies, like Rio Tinto, are cutting corners when it comes to the closing down of their hazardous mines. As a result of this, Queensland now has some 15,300 registered abandoned mines, sitting there. Which will now be the Queensland taxpayers responsibility to clean up, due to coal and mining companies finding ways to avoid and delay their land rehabilitation responsibilities. Links: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/lockthegate/pages/3595/attachments/original/1476988533/Abandoned_Mines_in_QLD_11_Oct_FINAL.pdf?1476988533 https://envirojustice.org.au/sites/default/files/files/EJA_Dodging_clean_up_costs.pdf Petition: http://www.lockthegate.org.au/minerehab ANA: https://www.activist-news.com/ https://steemit.com/@activist-news https://www.patreon.com/activistnews Music: Lightless Dawn by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100655 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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Coal Project Challenged In Court
 
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President of the Australian Conservation Foundation, Geoff Cousins, joined us earlier today to talk about the Adani Carmichael mine in Central Queensland and the environmental repercussions that it could have on Australia. Studio 10 | 8.30am on TEN
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Rewind: History Of Mining At Blackwater - Seven Local News Rockhampton (2013)
 
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"Tonight in 'Rewind', Peter Byrne looks at the development of coal mining in Queensland. The BHP takeover of Blackwater's Utah project changed the culture in the camp but also the industry as a whole, with the introduction of the 'fly in, fly out' worker." Report filed by Peter Byrne for the October 29, 2013 edition of Seven Local News Rockhampton with Rob Brough and Joanne Desmond.
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Sand miners slam Stradbroke closure
 
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The company that mines mineral sands on Stradbroke Island off Brisbane says the Qld Government is making a mistake by ending their operations early.
Kids & mines: "We're in the coal business": Newman plan to add mining to curriculum
 
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May 12, 2014: The Queensland state government has thrown out the welcome mat to the world's mining companies. The Premier unashamedly proclaimed that Queensland is in the mining business, and that he would even have it taught in schools. #qldpol Kids & mines: "We're in the coal business": Newman plan to add mining curriculum
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Why the Adani Mine is a Really Bad Idea
 
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The Queensland Government have declared Adani's Carmichael coal mine 'critical infrastructure'. It's an unprecedented decision to override the community's rights to challenge this dangerous project. Here's why that's a really bad idea. Chip in to stop Adani: getup.org.au/no-adani
Views: 4193 GetUp! Australia
ABC promotes attempt to thwart Adani coal mine, kill Australian jobs & provide power to the poor.
 
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The ABC at again - shamelessly parading its anti-coal activism.
Views: 487 Brian Bellia
Adani Rail A Benefit To Other Mines Govt
 
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Adani Rail A Benefit To Other Mines Govt The Turnbull Government says a $900 million concessional loan to build a rail link to the Adani Carmichael coal mine would also benefit five other mining projects in Central Queensland. Federal Resources and Northern Australia Minister Matt Canavan said the rail corridor would unlock a 'job bonanza' and major economic gains in the Galilee Basin. Earlier in the week, Mr Canavan said Adani has assured the federal government the rail line can be open to multiple users. The Government predict the rail corridor will generate 15,000 direct jobs in the Galilee Basin. Liberal senator James Paterson told Sky News the jobs the rail construction would create 'was nothing to sneeze at' and the project would be 'warmly welcomed by locals'. Federal Labor says the case has still not been made for the concessional loan, Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh says the job estimates are higher than he had seen. 'The federal Labor's view on the Adani mine is that it needs to stack up economically and environmentally,' he told Sky News. http://www.skynews.com.au/news/politics/federal/2017/04/17/adani-rail-a-benefit-to-other-mines--govt.html
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Protesters rally outside coal seam gas conference
 
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Anti-coal seam gas campaigners protest outside a mining conference in Brisbane, saying new protection for cropping land in southern and central Queensland will do nothing to protect key agricultural areas from CSG developments.
An Australian's journey from mining town to medal count
 
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Track cyclist Anna Meares has gone from Queensland coal-mining town to gold-mining at the coming Olympics and we hear her story.
Australians protest against Adani mine
 
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Large protests were held across Australia on Saturday against Indian mining giant Adani Enterprises’ proposed Carmichael coal mine, which would be the country’s largest coal mine but has been delayed for years over environmental and financing issues. Environment groups say the mine in Queensland state would contribute to global warming and damage the Great Barrier Reef. The “Stop Adani” movement organized 45 protests. On the sands of Sydney’s Bondi Beach more than 1,000 people formed a human … Let the pictures do the talking: subscribe to No Comment http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=NoCommentTV No Comment is brought to you by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe. Find us on: Youtube http://eurone.ws/yDXQ7c Facebook http://eurone.ws/110HFkw Twitter http://eurone.ws/ZuMzJb euronews.com http://eurone.ws/17qIsCK
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Protesters Upstage Major Coal Conference
 
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On July 16, 2008, protesters rallied outside while two campaigners infiltrated a major coal conference in Brisbane, calling for more Queensland Government support for renewable energy. Once inside, the the two activists took the floor and addressed the Queensland Coal08 conference, which was held to discuss the future of the coal mining industry in the largest coal exporting state in the largest coal exporting country in the world. No arrests were made. Footage from Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News, Broadcast Date 16 July, 2008.
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Stop Adani rallies at Bondi, ACT, Hobart, Perth, Gold Coast, Adelaide & Brisbane
 
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7/10/2017 Anti-Adani protesters say the Carmichael coal mine will devastate the Great Barrier Reef and fuel global warming.
Views: 1143 Qldaah
Experts warn of further mine disasters
 
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A conference in Brisbane has been told a mine disaster like that which killed 29 workers in New Zealand, including two Queenslanders, could happen in Australia.
Digging into Adani - Four Corners, Full Documentary
 
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The dubious dealings of India's corporate colossus. When Four Corners travelled to India to investigate the activities of the giant Adani group, they soon discovered the power of the company. While attempting to film and gather information about Adani's operations, the Four Corners team had their cameras shut down, their footage deleted and were questioned for hours by police. The team were left in no doubt that their investigations into the Indian company triggered the police action. For months, Four Corners has been digging into the business practices of the Adani Group. This is the corporate colossus that plans to build Australia's biggest mine site. "I do know about Adani and that means thousands of jobs for regional Queenslanders ..." Annastacia Palaszczuk, Qld Premier The polarising debate around the proposed mine site in Queensland's Galilee Basin is often pitted as a simplistic jobs versus greenies argument. But there are influential figures in India who warn that Australians need to know much more about the Adani Group. "You know, the Australian politicians are obviously not properly briefed by their offices." Former senior energy official On Monday Four Corners examines the troubled corporate history of the Adani group in India revealing the findings of government investigations into financial and environment crimes. "The report found not accidental violations, the report found deliberate violations, wilful violations." Former Government Minister The program analyses the Adani Group's opaque financial operations and investigates the ramifications for their Australian operations. "What this tells you is that here is a business group that will not stop at anything to maximise its profits." Economist This investigation examines whether, in the rush to secure jobs and shore up the mining industry, Australian politicians have failed to properly scrutinise the company that's now hoping to receive a taxpayer funded loan of up to $1 billion for its project. "I think the Australian Government ought to do environmental due diligence, which it seems not to have done. It certainly has to do financial due diligence. Both due diligences are required, both for the financial side and from the environmental side." Indian politician Digging into Adani, reported by Stephen Long and presented by Sarah Ferguson,
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Adani Group faces problem over mining project in Australia
 
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An Australian environmental lobby has dragged Adani group to the Land court of Queensland, objecting to the Indian mining giant's 16.5 billion dollars Carmichael Coal mine project in the coal-rich state. Adani has argued the mine in the frontier Galilee Basin will create thousands of jobs and inject millions of dollars into Queensland's economy, including coal royalties.
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Adani's Australian coal mine project cleared
 
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Margaret River mine proposal rejected
 
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Western Australia's Environmental Protection Authority has dismissed a proposal for an underground coal mine at Osmington south of Perth.
Rio Tinto Dips, Says Heavy Flooding in Australia Affecting Coal Mining Operations
 
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Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) is just lower after it says heavy flooding in Australia's Queensland state is impacting on its coal mining operations. It declared force majeure on some sales contracts because of the heavy rain. The clause excludes the company from liability for unforeseen events beyond its control, meaning it can miss contracted deliveries without penalty. Rio Tinto down by a 0.33% early Wednesday to $69.80 on the news.
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Richard Denniss, The Australia Institute, on the coal and gas boom.
 
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Richard Dennis, Executive Director, The Australia Institute, speaks on economic impacts of the mining and gas boom in Australia. Brisbane, 14 November, 2012. Introduced by Mark Ogge, TAI.
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Honest Government Advert | Adani Coal Mine
 
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The Australien Government just released this advert about the proposed Carmichael Coal Mine and it's surprisingly honest and informative. 6 WAYS YOU CAN HELP STOP CCRAP: 1. Tell PM Malcolm Turnbull you don’t want your tax dollars to be used to subsidise CCRAP: https://www.getup.org.au/campaigns/great-barrier-reef--3/killing-the-reef-with-taxpayers-money/a-taxpayer-funded-reef-killing-project 2. Join GetUp!’s Fight for the Reef: https://fightforthereef.getup.org.au 3. Donate to the Wangan & Jagalingou defense fund: http://wanganjagalingou.com.au/donate 4. Follow the Wangan & Jagalingou on Facebook to keep up to date with the campaign to stop CCRAP on their lands: https://www.facebook.com/WanganandJagalingou 5. Find out more about the Wangain & Jagalingou traditional owners: http://wanganjagalingou.com.au 6. Share this video. ☛ CREDITS: Written & created by Giordano. Performed by Matylda. Voice by Lucy. Thanks to Adso, Kajute, Miriam, Anthony, Adam, Benna, Damian, Dave and Dbot for helping out! Photos and Footage of Wangan & Jagalingou people used with permission from Wangan & Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council. ☛ Ways you can help keep us going: - Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/TheJuiceMedia - Tip us on PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/thejuicemedia - Bitcoin: 1HMPK1zFCLopAvNEvR3aehFU1tSvHeWkTS - Bitcoin Cash: 1NdbvafZGEttYUewAkLsQe1Y7vqtsTkxJ9 - Ethereum: 0xb6cEC5a9f2b62A422F313C15860849122fA8Bc9f ☛ TRANSLATIONS: - Danish translation by Mathilde - Dutch translation by Jonas - French translation by Julie Chatagnon - Spanish translation by Vitama - German trabslation by FL-Bremen - Serbian translation by Tamara - Italian translation by Paola Rosà - Portuguese (BR) translation by Vitor - Portuguese (EU) translation by Anonymous ☛ FURTHER READING: - Great stats overview for the CCRAP project: http://www.nonewcoalmines.org.au/the_incredible_vastness_of_just_one_australian_coal_mine - ABC News: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-02/fast-tracking-adani-carmichael-coal-mine-a-bad-idea/7988116 - Environmental Law Australia: http://envlaw.com.au/carmichael-coal-mine-case/ - Latest news: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-03/adani-carmichael-rail-line-closer-to-federal-loan/8089790 #WaterIsLife #StandWithWanganJagalingou #NoCCRAP
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Qld floods could boost NSW mining exports
 
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Queensland's flood disaster could benefit NSW's mining industry as buyers turn to other parts of Australia for coal supply.
Mining companies dig deep against tax
 
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Mining industry leaders have met in Brisbane and voiced ongoing opposition to the Federal Government's resources tax legislation.
Protest against Adani in Australia
 
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This segment of WION brings you latest news on protest against Adani in Australia. Watch this clip to know more. World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us at our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews
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Adani's Coal Mine Project Gets Re-approval in Australia
 
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Indian mining giant Adani's plan to build one of the world's largest coal mines got a new lease of life on Thursday after the Australian government gave its re-approval to the 16.5 billion controversy-hit project but with "strictest conditions" amid environmental concerns.  Subscribe to Times Of India's Youtube channel here: http://goo.gl/WgIatu Also Subscribe to Bombay Times Youtube Channel here: http://goo.gl/AdXcgU Social Media Links: Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/TimesofIndia Twitter : https://twitter.com/timesofindia Google + : https://plus.google.com/u/0/+timesindia/posts 'Download TOI app on Android & iPhone and WIN free recharge coupon worth Rs. 50/- from Paytm - http://goo.gl/AvRYmM Times Of India's Official YouTube channel is managed by Culture Machine Media Pvt Ltd.
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Greens condemn Qld coal seam gas approvals
 
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Greens leader Senator Bob Brown tells a public rally in Brisbane the rapidly expanding coal seam gas mining threatens to contaminate ground water supplies and encroach on valuable farmland.
Annastacia Palaszczuk & 8 Qld mayors visit Adani to discuss coal, solar and agribusiness
 
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18/03/2017 Adani's Australian boss Jeyakumar Janakaraj is not concerned about proposed protest to the Carmichael mine.
Views: 1289 David Marler
Farmers rally against coal seam gas mining plan
 
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A coal seam gas company has completed exploratory drilling at a site south of Brisbane which has been blockaded by protestors for a week.
Qld floods cost coal industry billions
 
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More than 3,000 kilometres of the Qld's rail network has been damaged by the floods, with the coal industry saying it has already lost sales worth around $2.3 billion.
Anti-CSG groups protest in Brisbane
 
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Anti-mining groups hold protests across Brisbane to flag issues surrounding Queensland's coal seam gas industry, saying the major parties are ignoring the risks.
QLD Election: Another Step Towards Stopping Adani.
 
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Thank you. With little time and no warning, you came together to tell all political parties that the 7 out of 10 Queenslanders who oppose the loan to Adani will not be ignored. Thousands of GetUp members donated their time and money to keep $1 billion dollars of taxpayer money out of Adani’s hands, and they succeeded. We still have a long way to go, we need to hold Queensland Labor to account and push them to oppose the mine outright, and ensure that Adani can’t find finance anywhere else. But together, we've turned the fight to stop Adani into one of the biggest environmental campaigns this country has ever seen. Together, we delivered an almighty blow against Adani. Congratulations. Support GetUp! Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/1rVCqWw
Views: 225 GetUp! Australia
Senator Larissa Waters CSG rally Brisbane
 
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On Sunday 16 October 2011, rallies across the country were held to express community concerns about the rapid development of coal seam gas mining. Australian Greens spokesperson for mining Senator Larissa Waters addressed the rally in Brisbane.
Protests over Adani but economist Dr Richard Denniss says Carmichael coal mine is not viable
 
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4/04/2016 Protesters have voiced their concerns outside the Queensland Parliament over the Adani Carmichael mine approval.
Views: 802 Qldaah
Scenic Rim Walk Against Coal and Gas - 7 News Brisbane
 
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Linda Weston is walking the proposed CSG pipeline route from the Qld/NSW border to Swanbank Power Station near Ipswich Qld to raise awareness of coal and gas projects being undertaken or planned for the Scenic Rim in South East Qld. Aired 13 August 2012, 7 News Brisbane. Sorry about the audio, I had difficulty converting.
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Adani Mining CEO, Jeyakumar Janakaraj, speaks to CEDA audience in Brisbane
 
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Adani Mining CEO, Jeyakumar Janakaraj, speaks to CEDA audience in Brisbane. Mr Janakaraj shares his insights into the planning of large scale projects, investment in Australia’s resources sector and the future of the Carmichael project CEDA -- the Committee for Economic Development of Australia -- is a respected independent national organisation with an engaged cross-sector membership. For more details visit: http://www.ceda.com.au Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ceda_news
Views: 1184 CEDA News
Miner joins coal mine fight
 
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Iron ore heir Michael Wright has joined a community campaign against a proposed coal mine in WA's Margaret River region.
Australian Flooding Disrupts Coal Shipments
 
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The devasting Australian floods have disrupted Queensland mining production and shipments. It is expected to take up to a month to restore normal operations.
Views: 474 TantaoNews
True cost of Queensland flood disaster emerges
 
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Queensland's flood disaster could have a severe impact on the Australian mining industry and could also cause the price of fresh produce to soar.
Mining downtown continues to impact Central Queensland house prices
 
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12/03/2018 A 70% fall in median house prices in Blackwater, Queensland.
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Adani arrives in Townsville to confirm work sites
 
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6/12/2016 Matthew Canavan says Adani is the biggest news since The Beatles came to Australia.
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