Stanmore Coal has agreed to buy the Wotonga South coking coal deposit in Queensland from Peabody Energy subsidiary, Millennium Coal, for $30 million.
Queensland Resources Council (QRC) chief executive Ian Macfarlane has cited the state’s significant greenfield exploration investment as an “important indicator of confidence in the resources sector”.
Rio Tinto has completed the sale of its 75 per cent stake in the Winchester South coal project in Queensland to Whitehaven Coal.
The BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has agreed to sell the Gregory Crinum coking coal mine in Queensland to Japan’s Sojitz Corp for $100 million.
South32 plans to acquire a 50 per cent interest in the Eagle Down metallurgical coal project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin from China BaoWu Steep Group (BaoWu).
With a record number of entries across all categories as submissions close, the 2018 Queensland Mining Awards are shaping up to be the biggest yet.
Leading mining services provider Thiess has announced an intake of mid-year apprentices for its Thiess Apprenticeship Program.
Whitehaven Coal has secured a deal to buy Rio Tinto’s 75 per cent interest in the Winchester South coal project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin for $US200 million ($260 million).
Australian explorers Metroof Minerals and Sojitz Coal have been named as the preferred tenders to unlock the next coal reserves in the Bowen Basin in Queensland.
Anglo American has awarded Thiess a $190 million contract extension to continue providing mining services at the Dawson South metallurgical coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Queensland-based coking coal company Virtinite, owners of several assets in the Bowen Basin, has signed an agreement with Japanese trading company Itochu Corporation to fast-track development of the former’s highly prospective Karin deposit.
Stanmore Coal has announced that mining leases for its Isaac Plains East (IPE) project have been granted alongside Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC Act) approvals.
Contractor Macmahon this week secured a deal to acquire TMM Group, a Brisbane-based organisation that provides civil and maintenance services to the Queensland coal industry.
Mineral processing contractor Sedgman has won contracts at QCoal Group’s Byerwen coal mine in Queensland worth almost $100 million.
Contractor Macmahon has executed a $350 million mining services contract at the Byerwen coal mine in the Bowen Basin of Queensland.
Thiess, CIMIC Group’s mining services provider, has secured two contracts with the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) worth a combined $440 million.
The Paluszczuk Labor Government is encouraging collaboration between mining technology companies in the Bowen Basin through a pilot joint initiative with METS Ignited.
Peabody Energy has entered an agreement to sell the majority of its Burton coal mine in Queensland to the Lenton joint venture for $US11 million ($13.7 million).
Golding Contractors, recently acquired by NRW Holdings, has been awarded a mining services contract at Fitzroy Australia Resources’ Broadlea open cut coal mine in Queensland.
A mining job advertisement only open to job seekers who live close to Brisbane’s Airport has been described as “a direct kick in the guts” for regional Queensland.