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Jim Viets Performs the Mining Permit Blues

Mining Permit Blues Song by Jim Viets launched in the Pilbara for National Mining and Related Industries Day, 22nd November 2015. Mining Permit Blues – Jim Viets       Jim Viets, lyrics and music Geoff Thompson, additional vocals Jim Kimo West, lead guitar, electric bass and audio engineering James ...

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WaveTheFlag.org.au Launched at the Sydney Mining Club Nov 2015

An introduction to the Sydney Mining Club members was given in November 2015 to the wavetheflag.org.au website. The aim of the website is to bring all stakeholders into a social media setting to discuss views on the development of Australia’s natural resources. Additionally the website is to create awareness of ...

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Supreme Court Action Commenced by Metgasco Against NSW Government

On Friday, 4 September, Metgasco served a statement of claim on the NSW Government for damages associated with the unlawful suspension of its Rosella drilling program in 2014. The matter will be heard in the NSW Supreme Court on dates that are yet to be defined. In 2014, Metgasco took the ...

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Nick Greiner, the only other premier to resign over ICAC- ABC April 2014

ELEANOR HALL: And just finally Mr Greiner, given that it’s only really managed to claim two Liberal premier scalps, do you ever regret setting up the ICAC? NICK GREINER: No I don’t Eleanor and I don’t really… I mean I understand whenever these things happen people argue about some of ...

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NuCoal’s Loss, Shareholders Lose, Australia Loses

In December 2009, NuCoal acquired all of the issued capital of Doyles Creek Mining Pty Ltd (DCM) for $94 million and thereby Exploration Licence 7270 (EL 7270). On 23 November 2011, the NSW Government announced that the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) would be tasked with undertaking an inquiry into ...

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ICAC – unfair, unjust and un-Australian

Having progress into the writing of my book about the NSW coal explorer NuCoal and the outrageous way in which it was stripped of a $360m coal project, I am fast reaching the conclusion that ICAC destroys far more than it can possibly create. It is renegade force without and ...

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