A Sense of place, a sense of loss: Australia’s Mining Legacies

With the construction phase of the mining boom over and demand for Australia’s energy and mineral resources waning, now is a good time to reflect upon the issue of mining legacies and what they mean for our connections to landscape and place – our ‘sense of place’. The extractive indu
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Rehabilitating Mirarr Land: Mining to end at Ranger?

­Ranger uranium mine operates within the bounds of the dual World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park. Ranger was established through a no-consent lease on the traditional lands of the Mirarr people in the late 1970s. Ranger is the only operating asset of mining company Energy Resour
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RIO Tinto, the war on Bougainville and resistance to mining

State Crime – on the Margins of Empire, RIO Tinto, the War on Bougainville and Resistance to mining Author: Kristian Lasslett, Pub: Pluto Press, paperback, 2014, 256 p. Book Review: Charles Roche, Mineral Policy Institute Dr Lasslett, a criminology academic from the University of Ulst
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