Posts Tagged 'cost-benefit analysis'

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Stradbroke Island sand mining – economic tricks and a political fix

Posted on November 10th, 2013 · Posted in Blog

Stradbroke Island has been in the news recently, following revelations that Belgian mining company, Sibelco, spent $91,000 at the last Queensland election in a successful attempt to unseat a politician.. read more

Does coal dust cause poor spelling?  No external value for this included in Liddell economic appendix!

A Liddell more transparency wouldn’t hurt! – Liddell Coal project EIS submission

Posted on November 2nd, 2013 · Posted in News

Economists at Large have made a submission on the proposed Liddell coal operations modification.  Our submission focuses on the economic appendix, written by long-time coal industry consultants Gillespie Economics. Many of.. read more

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Grand Priconomics 2013

Posted on September 29th, 2013 · Posted in Blog

The excitement of reporting season is here and in pole position for the Chairman’s report optimism race is GP Chairman, Ron Walker in the Grand Prix corp’s annual report: I am.. read more


Ecolarge submission on Bulga coal project

Posted on September 21st, 2013 · Posted in News

We made a submission in June on the EIS of the Bulga Coal extension project.  This a separate project from the Warkworth case, which was brought about by the Bulga.. read more


ECOLARGE (semi) VICTORY!!! The MAC camp, Singleton and the Hunter Valley Research Foundation

Posted on September 17th, 2013 · Posted in News

Economists at Large are celebrating ANOTHER VICTORY!!!…..or are we?? First, the good news.  Singleton Council have recommended to a joint regional planning panel to reject a development application by The.. read more

Correction to report Economic assessment of environmentally damaging mining and gas developments in NSW

Posted on August 30th, 2013 · Posted in News

Earlier this year Economists at Large and wrote a snappily-titled report for the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, Economic assessment of environmentally damaging mining and gas developments in NSW.  In the.. read more

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Where’s Wallarah? Wallarah 2 Coal Project EIS submission

Posted on July 16th, 2013 · Posted in News

We made a submission to the EIS of the Wallarah 2 coal project proposed for near Wyong on the NSW Central Coast.  Our submission relates to the economic assessment of.. read more


ECOLARGE VICTORY – NSW gov pulls out of Cobbora coal project!

Posted on July 2nd, 2013 · Posted in Blog, News

We are delighted to read in the news today that the NSW government is pulling out of the Cobbora Coal project, proposed for near Dunedoo.  The original idea was that the.. read more

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Big MAC Camp – Temporary accommodation proposal in Singleton

Posted on May 17th, 2013 · Posted in News

There’s a proposal to build a 1500 person temporary accommodation facility in Singleton, Hunter Valley, which is causing a bit of fuss.  The company proposing the project is The MAC, who.. read more

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Checking the Watermark: Review of Shenhua’s Watermark coal project economic assessment

Posted on May 10th, 2013 · Posted in News

A few of us at Economists at Large have lived in China and we all learned the hard way that when someone gives you a high denomination bill, it’s a.. read more