Glencore is to fill over 200 jobs for various copper and zinc operations in North Queensland, including operations in or near major mining towns such as Mount Isa, Cloncurry and Townsville.
Action Drill & Blast (ADB), a subsidiary of NRW Holdings, has been awarded several mining contracts worth a combined $57 million.
Glencore’s Mount Isa Mines has awarded its inaugural Tim Underhill Diversity Scholarship in Mine Surveying, in partnership with the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors (AIMS).
Heron Resources will use Glencore’s IsaMill technology at its Woodlawn zinc-copper project in New South Wales.
Miners have returned to work at Glencore’s Tahmoor Colliery after it received a prohibition notice from the NSW Resources Regulator for elevated gas levels.
Red River Resources has launched production at the Thalanga zinc operation in Queensland as prices for the metal have risen by about 20 per cent this year.
Glencore has begun the sale process of its Rolleston thermal coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Together with its joint venture partners Itochu and Sumitomo, the company said the move was part of its “ongoing program to optimise its portfolio and redeploy capital into other opportunities”. The Rolleston mine, which produced 13.3 million tonnes of saleable coal in … Continue reading Glencore announces sale of QLD thermal coal mine
Australian junior Hammer Metals has formed a joint venture (JV) with Glencore after acquiring AuKing’s interest in properties at Mount Isa in Queensland.
Queensland coal mines operated by Glencore and Anglo American will not be closed despite failing to comply with dust monitoring laws.
The 2017 Australian Mining Prospect Awards are around the corner, a night to celebrate the best of the best in Australia’s mining industry.
The Takeovers Panel has received applications requesting it intervene in Yancoal Australia’s funding proposal to acquire the Coal & Allied division from Rio Tinto.
Glencore has secured the first mining leases for its $7 billion Wandoan coal project in Queensland’s Surat Basin, after applying for the leases 10 years ago.
Yancoal Australia has unveiled plans for a $US2.5 billion ($3.14 billion) equity raising it will use to fund the acquisition of Rio Tinto’s Coal & Allied in the Hunter Valley.
With Yancoal set to acquire Rio Tinto’s Coal & Allied division, Glencore has secured an agreement with the Chinese-controlled company to take a 49 per cent interest in the Hunter Valley Operations (HVO) coal mine and form a joint venture at the site following the deal.
Australian Mining speaks to Glencore’s Neil Hassett, who was Mine Manager of the Year at the Prospect Awards in 2016, about his roles in the mining industry and how important coal mining is for local communities.
Rio Tinto has again backed Yancoal as the buyer of its Hunter Valley thermal coal assets despite Glencore’s efforts to outbid the Chinese company.
Glencore continues to pursue an acquisition of Rio Tinto’s coal mines, raising its previous offer for the Hunter Valley assets as it attempts to outbid China’s Yancoal.
Rio Tinto has named China’s Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its Hunter Valley coal division, Coal & Allied Industries, ahead of Glencore, which made a superior bid earlier this month.
An industrial dispute over workplace agreements at Glencore’s Oaky North coal mine near Rockhampton in Queensland has now spanned six weeks.
Red River Resources has secured an off-take agreement with Glencore for copper production from the Thalanga zinc project in Queensland.