COMMENT: Coal or Coral?

COMMENT: Coal or Coral?

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Journalist

September 11, 2017

When people think of Australia, I guarantee you that one of the first things that comes to mind is the Great Barrier Reef. Now in its second year of serious coral bleaching, I would think our Government would be putting protective measures in place to keep us from losing an Australian icon. Instead,...

Coal is out and sustainable energy is in, has BHP wasted billions?

Experts say renewable energy is the way of the future

Madison Snow, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014

Australia’s struggling coal sector has brought in a new player, with BHP Billiton’s Caval Ridge coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin opening this week. Just last month BHP announced it would have to cut around 700 jobs in it’s Queensland coal operations due to difficult market conditions...

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