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Adani clears latest hurdle in Carmichael Mine approval
Insight 12 Dec 2016

The Supreme Court of Queensland has upheld the decision of the Chief Executive of the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to issue an environmental authority for the Carmichael Mine In dismissing an application for judicial review by one of the mines objectors the Supreme ...

ASIC clarifies stance on forward-looking statements by mining and resources companies
Insight 20 Oct 2016

ASIC has revised its Information Sheet 214 on forward-looking statements by mining companies following industry feedback While continuing to emphasise that these statements must be based on reasonable grounds ASIC has clarified that forward-looking statements based on estimates of mineralisation can ...

Alpha Coal Mine clears further hurdle as climate change challenge is dismissed
Insight 05 Oct 2016

Last week the Queensland Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Queensland Environment Minister to grant an environmental approval for the proposed Alpha Coal Mine in Queensland In doing so the court dismissed the challenge of an environmental interest group based on greenhouse gas emissions ...

Further wide-ranging reforms of groundwater extraction regulation in Queensland
Insight 19 Sep 2016

Resource sector operators need to be aware of further proposed changes to how the take of groundwater is regulated in Queensland The proposed changes will impact existing new and expansion operations Partner Bill McCredie and Senior Associate Gobind Kalsi consider the proposed amendments and their ...

Climate change challenge against Adani's Carmichael Coal Mine dismissed
Insight 30 Aug 2016

Yesterday the Federal Court of Australia dismissed a green groups challenge on climate change grounds against the Federal Environment Ministers approval of Adanis Carmichael Coal Mine project in the Galilee Basin Partner Bill McCredie Senior Associate and Co-head of Allens Climate Change Group Emily ...

Allens advises on Northern Star Resources $100M refinancing
News 28 Jun 2016

Allens has advised the lenders on the establishment of a $100 million syndicated revolving debt facility for Northern Star Resources Limited, replacing Northern Star's previous undrawn senior ...

Queensland resource legislation is 'back to the future'
Insight 07 Apr 2016

The Queensland Government is continuing its review of mineral and energy resource legislative reforms with proposed amendments currently before Parliament many of which undo earlier proposed reforms Partner Ben Zillmann Senior Associate Giselle Kilvert and Associate Andrea Moffatt consider the ...

Supreme Court win for Alpha Mine bolsters future mining applications
Insight 07 Sep 2015

The Supreme Court of Queensland has dismissed an environmental groups challenge to the Land Courts decision in the Alpha Coal Mine objection proceedings and ordered it to pay costs In rejecting concerns raised by the group the Supreme Court has settled various points of law in ways that may assist ...

Stage 2 of NSW Integrated Mining Policy released
Insight 27 Aug 2015

The New South Wales Government has released a number of further guidelines for state-significant mining projects focusing on post-approval requirements as part of the second stage of public consultation on the new Integrated Mining Policy Partner Bill McCredie Senior Associate Naomi Bergman and ...

Queensland Government broadens scope for mining project objections
Insight 16 Jul 2015

Major new mining projects are to face an additional approval hurdle in Queensland following the introduction this week of a Bill to amend the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 2015 Qld Partner Ben Zillmann and Senior Associate Giselle Kilvert consider the Bill and what it means for ...