Industrea subsidiary Huddy’s Mining Services was yesterday awarded a $30 million per annum contract by Cockatoo Coal to provide services at the Baralaba Coal Mine.
Leighton Mining has been awarded a three-year $300 million contract extension by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) to continue work at the Peak Downs Mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
BHP Billiton has relocated more than 40 people from around Australia to work in the new head office for its global metallurgical coal operations in Brisbane.
Media reports that BHP Billiton has postponed the Caval Ridge coal coking mine in the Bowen Basin are completely unfounded, a spokesperson told MINING DAILY.
Industrea will triple its longwall equipment manufacturing capacity by combining its separate manufacturing and servicing operations in a larger premises in the Hunter Valley.
QR has increased its capacity for coal transport.
The latest developments and project assessments for major Central Queensland coal mines.
The Bowen Basin will suffer the full brunt of the Federal Government’s proposed CPRS.
Australian Mining invites editorial contributions and story ideas for its Bowen Basin feature in the July 2009 issue.
Queensland’s economy is dependent on the sale of key assets, Premier Anna Bligh said.
Waratah Coals proposed Galilee thermal coal project in Central Queensland will have an annual export capacity of 40 million tonnes.
Monadelphous has been awarded $100 million in contracts.
Leighton Contractors has landed a $160 million contract extension in central Queensland.
Macmahon Holdings will slash 360 jobs from its coal projects in the Bowen Basin.
Westside Corporation has begun its 2009 coal seam gas drilling campaign.
WestSide Corporation has boosted its cash reserves to $28 million in a bid to expand the gas reserves at its Bowen Basin coal seam gas tenements.
The Minerals Council of Australia has updated its estimated number of job losses in the Australian mining sector to 11,153.
Despite the downturn in global trade, major mining shows in Australia organised by Reed Exhibitions are showing strong support.
The Australian Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has released figures showing a huge surge in coal seam gas production.
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