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Interim Mining Warden appointed

Former Victorian Crown Counsel John Butler has been appointed the state’s interim Mining Warden while the selection process for a permanent warden continues.

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Regulator refuses renewal of Bendigo mine licences

Mining licences held by a Bendigo-based company have not been renewed by Victoria’s mining and resources regulator due to the company’s inability to provide surety of its finances.

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New Gippsland quarry to help Victoria’s big build

A new quarry on the Bass Coast will create 20 new jobs and produce enough sand each year to fill 80 Olympic swimming pools.

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Victorian Gas Program

The Victorian Gas Program runs until 2020. It is a comprehensive program of scientific research and related activities to assess the potential for further discoveries of onshore conventional gas and offshore gas in Victoria.

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The CarbonNet Project

The CarbonNet Project (CarbonNet) is investigating the potential for establishing a commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) network.

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North Central Victorian Goldfields Ground Release

The North Central Victorian Goldfields Ground Release tender will encourage responsible minerals exploration. It will open in the second half of 2019.

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