Australia’s largest coal company Glencore has taken the decision to maintain its coal output at current levels “to meet the growing needs of a lower carbon economy”.
Glencore is supporting its status as one of Australia’s leading mining industry employers by boosting its number of apprentices in 2019.
A flooded rail track that has significantly impacted mineral shipments from major miners such as Glencore could be repaired ahead of schedule, according to railway operator Queensland Rail.
Production at Glencore’s Collinsville and Newlands coal mines in northern Queensland have been affected by heavy rain.
Glencore Australia has overcome inclement weather and industrial action in the 2017 financial year to post a 7 per cent increase in annual coal production to 129.4 million tonnes for 2018.
Mitsubishi Corporation has sold its two thermal coal assets in Queensland for $750 million in a deal involving Glencore.
Whitehaven Coal has awarded mining services company Bis a contract extension to provide haulage services at its Tarrawonga and Rocglen coal mine in New South Wales.
OceanaGold’s Haile open pit gold mine in South Carolina is to benefit from the installation of a Glencore Technology M10,000 IsaMill for ultrafine grinding.
DFP’s latest Mining and Resources Job Index shows the industry experienced a 1.3 per cent decrease in job vacancies across the mining and resources sector overall in September.
Glencore has announced a restructure of the Hail Creek coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland that will see 430 jobs at the operation slashed.
Glencore Technology has introduced a new performance guarantee to underwrite 25 per cent of the capital value of technology installed by clients.
World Mental Health Day has seen the successful roll out of a ‘gamified microlearning’ program for miners to combat stigma around mental health.
Bis has retained a contract to provide load and haul services for Glencore at the Newlands coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.
Downer was awarded a contract extension by Millmerran Power Partners for its mining services at the Commodore open cut coal mine in South East Queensland.
The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) has returned 30 recommendations after rigorously assessing Glencore’s overburden management project at the McArthur River mine in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Downer EDI has secured a $120 million contract to provide mining services at Cobar Management’s CSA underground copper mine in New South Wales.
OZ Minerals now owns 100 per cent of Avanco Resources’ shares through its subsidiary OZ Minerals Brazil, as the $418 million acquisition of all Avanco’s outstanding shares has moved into completion.
Glencore has released its half-year (H1) production report for 2018, revealing year-on-year (YoY) reductions in gold and copper production at the company’s Australian operations.
PYBAR Mining Services has been awarded an underground mining contract to operate Red River’s Far West deposit, part of its Thalanga zinc operation in northern Queensland.
Local students from Brisbane to Queensland’s far north west will experience mining careers first hand at Glencore’s Mount Isa Mine this week.