Fear, anxiety and uncertainty: that’s how Drayton miners have described their feelings around the government’s decision to reject an expansion of their coal mine.
The CFMEU said the rejection of Anglo’s Drayton South mine is a devastating blow for the Hunter Valley.
A Moranbah business owner claims Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s support of FIFO will kill the town.
Tasmania will see the development of its first bauxite mine in over 30 years after approving Australian Bauxite Limited’s Bald Hill project in the state’s north.
Only a day after its parent company declared voluntary administration and their future up in the air, ResCo workers’ jobs have been secured.
Recruitment expert Hays said Queensland is the place to be looking for mining jobs with engineers, electricians and safety professionals expected to remain in high demand until September.
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According to a new report by ANZ, 75,000 mining-related jobs are at risk as Australia enters “phase three” of the mining boom over the next few years.
Whitehaven Coal is getting ready to hire the 450 workers it will need to run the controversial Maules Creek coal mine.
Glencore has made history by appointing its first ever female board director.
The reopening of an ilmenite mine in North Queensland could lead to the creation of 50 new jobs after it was bought by a Canadian mining company.
Whitehaven Coal is cutting jobs at its coal handling and preparation plant at Gunnedah in response to “tough” coal market conditions.
More than 100 workers were evacuated from BHP Billiton’s Mt Arthur coal mine after a bomb threat was received on site.
BHP Billiton has cut 100 jobs from its iron ore headquarters in Perth as the company continues to focus on cost and productivity gains amidst feeble commodity prices.
BHP Billiton has confirmed there will be job cuts at Worsley Alumina following the end of a four-year efficiency and expansion project.
GlencoreXstrata chief Ivan Glasenberg has blamed mine expansions for the drop in iron ore prices, not for the first time schooling the majors in supply and demand.
A downturn in mining activity has been blamed by the Electrical Trades Union for what it says is an imminent round of job cuts at Ampcontrol.
Wollongong Coal has asked its workers to go without pay until a stop-gap mining solution is approved by the New South Wales government.
Broken Hill’s Perilya mine will end its shotcrete contract with MacMahon in a move set to lead to job losses at the site.