Failed union negotiations have lead to another series of strikes at Bowen Basin coal mines.
Mining unions are coming together in preparation for a series of strikes at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s coal mines.
As the skills shortage becomes increasingly dire and jobs in the mining and resource sectors offering huge financial incentives for employees, a Queensland McDonald’s has been forced to recruit staff from capital cities.
Stanmore Coal is looking to establish its central Queensland workers in local towns rather than in traditional mining camps.
The head of Queensland’s leading industry body says choosy workers are making will make it difficult to fill the skills gaps in the state.
Recruitment and labour hire firm Humanis has acquired nearly half of coal miner Springsure Mining.
QR National is still feeling the impact of Cyclone Yasi and heavy wet weather.
Thirty eight new projects are set to being in the Bowen Basin.
Wesfarmers have stated that the Curragh coal mine will be back to normal production soon.
Non resident FIFO and DIDO mining numbers reached a record high in the Bowen Basin last year.
The Queensland mines inspectorate has put a hold on blasting at BMA’s Saraji and Peak Downs coal mines.
A $1.3 billion contract to extend operations at Peabody Energy’s Burton coal mine has been awarded to Leighton subsidiary Thiess.
An environmental services firm has developed a method to measure the affects of longwall mining surface subsidence.
A coal mining service provider has developed software to improve plant performance. Michael Mills reports.
Aquila Resources is taking Vale-subsidiary Bowen Central Coal to court as a result of the impasse over the Eagle Downs coking coal project.
Aquila Resources today confirmed that Vale-subsidiary Bowen Central Coal (BCC) had not signed off on the infrastructure arrangements for the Eagle Downs project by last Friday’s deadline.
Aquila Resources and Bowen Central Coal are disputing the infrastructure arrangements for their Eagle Downs hard coking coal project in Queensland.
Rocklands Richfield’s share price took a significant hit yesterday, after the coking coal developer announced it had halted takeover negotiations with Indian company Jindal Steel and Power.
The largest Chinese investment in Australia’s resources sector to date has been approved by one of China’s regulatory authorities.
In an exclusive, the CFMEU tells MINING DAILY of the intensifying industrial action at North Goonyella.