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Adani faces $2.7M fine over spill at Abbot Point coal terminal
Environment 2018-09-05 11:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An Adani Group subsidiary is facing a fine of up to $2.7 million in an enforcement action by Queensland’s environment regulator over an unauthorised discharge […]

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Latest BHP class action features novel funding arrangement
Class Actions 2018-09-02 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has filed its promised class action against BHP Billiton over the Brazilian dam collapse, and the case puts a twist on typical funding […]

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ACCC to push for stronger powers to crack down on unfair contract terms
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-09-02 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law should be altered to make unfair contract terms illegal, ACCC Chair Rod Sims says, and the regulator plans to use its clout to […]

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Unanswered Pinsent Masons emails show retainer was terminated, appeals court says
Contracts 2018-08-31 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Spanish construction company Técnicas Reunidas can’t block two Pinsent Masons solicitors, formerly with Norton Rose, from representing Downer EDI Engineering in an ICC arbitration between the […]

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Judge OKs $3M settlement in Kagara shareholder class action
Class Actions 2018-08-27 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $3 million settlement in the shareholder class action against the directors of failed mining company Kagara has been approved, with a Federal Court judge […]

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Hancock fights back against doc bid in Rinehart family feud
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-08-27 11:24 am By Miklos Bolza

Hancock Prospecting, owned by mining magnate Mrs Gina Rinehart, is fighting a bid by daughter Ms Bianca Rinehart to access the company’s books and records, […]

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Rinehart family feud turns on a word, High Court hears
Contracts 2018-08-22 9:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

The bitter dispute between Gina Rinehart and two of her children over billions of dollars in iron ore mining assets may come down to how […]

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Adani beats native title challenge to Queensland coal mine
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-08-21 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group of Indigenous Australians has failed to block Adani Mining’s $16 billion development of the proposed Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland, with a […]

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ACCC lost cartel case because Loyal, Cascade were not competitors, judge rules
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-08-20 11:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two coal companies at the centre of an ACCC case alleging an unlawful agreement to rig the tender process for mining exploration licenses were […]

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Casual worker with predictable roster entitled to annual leave, Full Court says
Employment 2018-08-16 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

A casual worker hired as a truck driver at a Rio Tinto coal mine was entitled to annual leave, the Full Federal Court said Friday […]

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