Linc Energy fined $4.5 million for serious environmental harm at underground coal gasification plant

Linc Energy fined $4.5 million for serious environmental harm at underground coal gasification plant

Updated May 11, 2018 18:18:27 A gas company has been fined a record $4.5 million for causing serious environmental harm at its underground coal gasification plant on Queensland’s western Darling Downs. Linc Energy was found guilty by a District Court jury in Brisbane last month after a 10-week trial. The …

Underground Australian War Memorial expansion tipped to top $500 million

Underground Australian War Memorial expansion tipped to top $500 million

Posted April 07, 2018 00:05:05 Video: Memorial director Brendan Nelson says the project will be well worth it. (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Get on with it’: War Memorial boss wants speedy end to special forces probe A half-billion-dollar redevelopment of the Australian War Memorial (AWM) will be considered by the …

China’s underground Catholic churches resist mounting Beijing pressure to control religion

China’s underground Catholic churches resist mounting Beijing pressure to control religion

Updated April 01, 2018 08:35:54 Photo: Mindong’s underground churches are being pushed to join the “Patriotic Association”. (ABC News: Ziyuan Wang) Related Story: ‘We have restored it’: The rise of Daoism in China Related Story: Chinese Communist Party readies crackdown on Christianity On a windy evening in the hills of …

Failings identified after wall of fire sparked by gas ignition rushes over underground miners

Failings identified after wall of fire sparked by gas ignition rushes over underground miners

Posted March 29, 2018 15:56:53 An incident in which a gas ignition sent a wall of fire over underground miners could have been deadly, the NSW Resources Regulator says. The regulator began investigating after the incident at the Chain Valley Colliery in January, and issued a prohibition notice. A group …