Around 60 new coal mining jobs will be created after Lake Coal received the greenlight to increase production.
Stanmore Coal is edging closer to re-opening the Isaac Plains mine near Moranbah, with 150 job opportunities soon to come for local workers.
The Land Court has recommended Adani be issued a mining lease for the Carmichael project in the Bowen Basin, paving the way for the biggest coal development in Queensland, and the third biggest in the world.
The resources sector is expected to create more than 2000 jobs in the Surat Basin over the next two years, with coal seam gas the main contributor.
During the boom miners wages soared to massive heights and even those at the bottom end of the mine raked it in, but now the boom is well and truly gone, how have wages fared?
A new survey has recorded the highest number of unemployed geoscientists in Australia since records began
QGC has announced a two year $1.7billion dollar joint venture development with China National Offshore Oil Corporation and Tokyo Gas on its Charlie natural gas tenements in the Surat Basin
Northern Territory unions have spoken out about the soaring number of suicides among FIFO workers employed on the Ichthys LNG project, calling for a FIFO code of practice to be implemented.
New data shows Australia’s miners work longer than any other sector in the country.
A new salt mine in the Northern Territory will open up 360 new jobs near Alice Springs when construction begins in 2017.
The announcement of a new bill to end discrimination against local job applicants at BMA coal mines has been met with scepticism by the CFMEU.
BHP risks breaking development approvals for the Mount Arthur coal mine if it proceeds with plans to reduce the number of permanent staff.
Labor’s proposals designed to “safeguard” Australian workers under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) are a step in the right direction and are likely to break the impasse that has prevented the trade agreement passing through the Senate.
All permanent local jobs with BHP in Central Queensland are under threat, the CFMEU claims.
The new owners of a coal mine west of Toowoomba are planning to hire more than 120 locals to work at the operation in the coming months.
The ongoing mining decline is creating a skills shortage as professionals exit the industry, and an unemployment rate triple that of the rest of the nation.
A new uranium mine near Wiluna in WA would create 225 jobs, according to Canadian miner Cameco.
In a blow to workers at Springvale coal mine, Planning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered a second public hearing on plans to extend the mine’s life by 13 years.
The Department of Planning has said mining at Centennial Coal’s Springvale mine should be allowed to continue for a further 13 years.
Geoscientist unemployment has continued to soar in 2015, with the lowest employment levels seen in the industry since 2009.