BMA closes Gladstone coal testing lab

The BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has closed its coal testing lab at the Barney Point Coal Terminal in Gladstone.

The site will be closed next month, and affect ten workers, according to the Gladstone Observer.

The miner stated that the shutdown was part of its shifting focus to increased cost efficiency across the business.

BMA is aiming to relocate the workers to other divisions of the business.

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