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AWU flags legal challenge to closure of Gove alumina refinery by Rio Tinto Updated December 03, 2013 12:52:08 The decision by mining giant Rio Tinto to close its Gove alumina refinery in the Northern Territory may face a legal challenge.
The company says plans to convert the alumina refinery to gas will no longer proceed, and it is now considering future options around the facility. But there will be no change to refinery operations until a decision on its future has been made. "Rio
Glenn Campbell There are no waves at Wave Hill, 800 kilometres south of Darwin, on the edge of the Tanami Desert. Far from the ocean, it seemed a strange place to bring a surfboard. But that is what campaigners for the recognition of indigenous
In a statement to employees today, Gove operations general manager Ryan Cavanagh said the option of curtailing production at the refinery is back on the agenda after the latest gas supply offer from the Territory Government. He said that, in February,
Minjilang traditional owner Ms Yarmirr was the lead claimant in a landmark case that led to the recognition of native title rights over the sea, following the Mabo case over land. Northern Land Council acting chief executive Robert Graham says the
Kakadu National Park because she crashed a hire car and tried to cover up the incident. The 26-year-old Italian alleged she had been assaulted and robbed along the Kakadu Hwy on Thursday morning, but she admitted on Friday night to fabricating the
Sara Lorraine Hampel, 21, had given birth to her first child eight days before she was taken to Gove Hospital at Nhulunbuy in the early morning of October 14, 2011, complaining of severe cramp-like pains in her right leg. Northern Territory Coroner
Key figures in the newly-formed Recognise This youth-led campaign as the Journey To Recognition reaches the Garma Festival in Arnhem land. Pictured (L-R) April Long, Lachlan McDaniel, Chloe Wighton, Pete Dawson, Shannan Dodson, Carla McGrath and
He says approaches to the Commonwealth to underwrite the construction of a $800 million gas pipeline from Katherine to Nhulunbuy was based on the original agreement that the Territory would supply 300 petajoules of gas to the refinery for 10 years.
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