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.
The Australian Mining Cities Alliance (AMCA), a coalition between the mining towns of Broken Hill, Mount Isa and Kalgoorlie-Boulder, has been formally launched today in Canberra by minister for resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan.
The towns of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia, Broken Hill, New South Wales, and Mount Isa, Queensland, have formed the Australian Mining Cities Alliance (AMCA) to strengthen mining ties across regional Australia.
Construction of the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline, which will run from Tennant Creek to Mount Isa, has been launched.
A man has fallen to his death at a Mount Isa mineshaft.
A miner has been airlifted from a remote mine site east of Mount Isa suffering suspected spinal injuries.
Suffering carbon monoxide poisoning, a miner has been airlifted from a remote mine site east of Mount Isa in Queensland on Saturday.
A man has been airlifted from a remote mine site north of Mount Isa suffering chest pains.
MMG will start a full-scale trial at its zinc mine in Queensland, warning residents near Cloncurry to expect increased traffic in the area.
A new study has found a categorical link between mining activities in Mount Isa and lead contamination in local children.
An investigation is under way after unexplained ground movement was recorded at Mount Isa Mines.
An explosion at Incitec Pivot’s Mount Isa acid plant yesterday sparked concerns about a smoke plume.
The Greens say the mining industry is crippling Queensland’s agriculture and mining sectors by pushing up the Australian dollar.
Politicians in Queensland’s North West have thrown their support behind opening up the nuclear energy debate amid soaring electricity costs.
The RACQ North Queensland rescue helicopter was called to a remote mine site south east of Mount Isa after an underground mine accident on Saturday.
Security camera footage showing a water truck driver spraying another worker on an Xstrata mine in north Queensland has gone viral after being uploaded to YouTube.
Incitec Pivot yesterday took delivery of a vital part to fix its waste hear boiler, after the boiler’s failure two weeks ago forced the company’s acid plant to close.
Gladstone Regional Council has approved the development of a new workers village in Targinie, Queensland.
The Queensland State Government has approved a multi-million dollar open cut phosphate mine for north-west of Mount Isa.
The North Queensland mining industry is set to benefit from a new committee aimed at improving infrastructure, planning and development in the region.