The Queensland Government has opened more than 270sqkm of land for exploration in the Bowen Basin, set to deliver resources opportunities in the state.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has approved a $US204 million ($270.1 million) investment in the Caval Ridge Southern Circuit (CRSC) capital growth project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Macmahon has been chosen as the preferred mining contractor for QCoal’s Byerwen coal mine near Glenden in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Ausdrill subsidiary BTP Equipment has secured a $70 million contract extension at Peabody Energy’s Hunter Valley and Bowen Basin coal operations.
Woodside has completed its acquisition of half of BHP’s Scarborough assets in the Carnarvon Basin in offshore Western Australia.
The University of Queensland (UQ), in partnership with BHP BMA and the Department of Education and Training (DET), is providing on site professional learning to ten primary schools in Bowen Basin. The four-year project includes a resource book for teachers with strategies to motivate students in years 4 to 7 to read and to develop … Continue reading University of Queensland, BHP partner to improve rural schools
In a bid to get miners out of cars and onto buses, Greyhound Australia has installed Wi-Fi on 13 of its mining coaches.
Santos has proposed further developments to Queensland gas fields, with claims they could create a further 1900 jobs.
Hastings Deering staff are staring down the barrel of pay cuts up to 25 per cent, according to union representatives.
Bandanna Energy has gone into voluntary administration after failing to secure funding for take or pay contracts for a proposed coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
A truck fire at BMA’s Saraji mine has left a worker with serious burns.
540 new jobs are set to be created with the Byerwen Coal project receiving Queensland government approval.
The Federal government has approved Bandanna Energy’s Springsure Creek coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
A coal mine project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has received a $15 million boost as Chinese-owned Beijing Guoli Energy Investment buys up more of Cuesta Coal.
President of BHP Billiton’s global coal arm has highlighted the importance of productivity and a high-performing culture against a backdrop of lower coal prices and rising costs.
Securing environmental approval this month, the proposed Drake Coal project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin is one step closer to becoming a reality.
A mining communities advocate has lashed out at the Queensland government, claiming a lack of support will see regional mining centres turn into “ghost towns” as workers leave to secure FIFO jobs.
Queensland coal miner Carabella Resources on Thursday received an unsolicited bid from a privately owned Chinese based coal company.
A new coal mine in Central Queensland will create more than 100 local jobs as Carabella Resources pushes ahead with plans to go from explorer to producer.
Thiess have won an additional $550 million contract at the Lake Vermont Coal mine,near Dysart in Central Queensland.