Kelly-Anne Trenfield, a liquidator and former administrator of Queensland Nickel’s Yabulu refinery — which went into voluntary administration in January 2016 — has admitted in court that she rejected an offer from Clive Palmer’s nephew Clive Mensink to pay all administration costs if she transferred the refinery’s employees and assets to a new operator.
Rio Tinto is seeking more than 100 workers for a variety of roles at its bauxite operations in North Queensland.
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.
A contract awarded by Rio Tinto at the Amrun bauxite project in North Queensland has led to an Indigenous-owned business creating 25 jobs for local Aboriginal people.
Metro Mining has awarded SAB Mining with the mining contract at its Bauxite Hills mine in North Queensland.
Australian Mines plans to acquire the multi-commodity Sconi project in North Queensland from joint venture partner Metallica Minerals for $10 million.
Rio Tinto has awarded Aggreko AusPac a contract to build and operate a 20MW power station at the $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite project in North Queensland.
Metro Mining has executed a combined native title and land access agreement for the Bauxite Hills mine in North Queensland.
Metro Mining is preparing to launch construction of the Bauxite Hills mine near Weipa in North Queensland in July.
A new bauxite project has been given the go-ahead in Northern Queensland, which will provide ongoing employment for 1100 people.