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Ironclad Mining’s Lucky Bay iron ore export plan threatens many protected species

Tweet You may have seen news items in various TV news broadcasts and in the Whyalla News this week, bullishly reporting on the progress on IronClad Mining’s plan to export iron ore from Lucky Bay. Back in January, we wrote

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The development of major mining, oil and gas in South Australia

Tweet This 23 minute presentation was prepared for and presented to students at TAFE SA in October of 2012. Cuttlefish Country’s director Dan Monceaux was asked if he could provide students with a primer on the development of mining in

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The Damage RePORT: Where to for SA’s Mining Boom?

Tweet Last week, Cuttlefish Country‘s director Dan Monceaux gave a short talk and presentation at the Conservation Council of South Australia‘s AGM. The presentation, entitled Damage RePORT: Where to for SA’s Mining Boom briefly describes the current state of play for

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Northern Spencer Gulf Marine Parks – Sanctuary zones, harbour expansions & mineral exports

Tweet A period of public comment closed today, marking the latest milestone in the decade-long Marine Parks saga in South Australia. In this instance, the draft marine park zoning and management plans were laid on the table, including the two

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Olympic Dam expansion on hold while more desalination and port threats persist

Tweet Yesterday heralded a rare windfall for the marine life of Upper Spencer Gulf, with a special statement from BHP Billiton’s head honcho, Marius Kloppers. The mining giant has announced that the company will be investigating alternative, lower-cost means to

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Anyone for a Super-Port? South Australia’s great iron ore export bungle

Tweet While the South Australian government has been a strong financial backer of mineral exploration in recent years, South Australian citizens and miners alike are yet to reap the promised economic rewards of the pending mining boom. This is due

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Port Bonython expansion’s Major Project Status is bad news for Giant Australian Cuttlefish

Tweet On March 2nd, it was publicly announced that the expansion of Port Bonython on the Point Lowly peninsula had been granted Major Project Status by the SA Government. Despite claims from State Government ministers John Rau and Patrick Conlon

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