One of the country’s strongest Union proponents has left the political arena.

One of New South Wales’ major gas drilling companies has decided to halt further exploration, in favour of drilling 18 wells in a State Forest.

The next minerals boom could come from outer space, with collaboration between two companies bringing asteroid mining closer.

Floating LNG facilities could be the key to Australia’s energy employment future, says one major industry player.

Western Australia has placed its domestic energy policy ahead of industry information, with the State’s Premier meeting top energy executives at a forum over the weekend.

A Brazilian mining giant has announced it will sell a Queensland coal mine, following asset write-downs.

A top resource analyst says Xstrata should offload its stalled Queensland works, meanwhile politicians say they should get back to digging.

Hydro Tasmania has promised residents’ concerns will be prioritised in their proposal for a 200-turbine wind farm on King Island.

An expert advisory group has warned of safety dangers at at least seven brown coal mines in the Latrobe Valley.

As the Federal Government prepares the country for the ‘Asian Century’, a new survey has shown the average Australian isn’t too big on our nearby neighbours.

As opposition to Coal Seam Gas initiatives in Australia continues to expand, the United States has begun claiming there is no link between gas fracking and underground water contamination.

A company with a real niche market in Australia has resumed operations. The country’s only biodiesel producer is jumping on a low Australian dollar and restarting exports.

More than half of the respondents to a recent poll said they were in favour of a proposed $2 billion wind farm in Tasmania.

Members of the Australian solar energy industry are hoping a downturn in the dollar will prompt a jump in solar sign-ons.

A report by a Western Australian think tank has highlighted the massive potential of algae farming as a source for biofuel, billions of dollars and thousands of jobs.

Energy Australia has locked out workers from its Yallourn power station. The CFMEU Mining and Energy division says operators have been shut out indefinitely after industrial action over the weekend.

Origin Energy is ending door-to-door sales by the end of September, bowing not just to modern technology but also to strict regulations surrounding door-to-door sales.

Embattled former coal baron and ex-billionaire Nathan Tinkler has sold his 19.4 percent stake in Whitehaven Coal for $2.96 per share.

Australia knows global warming better than most other countries, especially after the hottest January ever.  Sydney aims to lead the country in solving the problems that cause global warming.

China is launching its first carbon-trading scheme today in the city of Shenzhen.  The plan is to increase it to seven cities by 2014 and take it nationwide after 2015.

A new report which states Australian coal should be left in the ground has understandably angered the mining industry.

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