Queensland’s department of natural resources and mines (DNRM) has approved the move of the Blair Athol coal mine to TerraCom subsidiary Orion Mining
Rio Tinto has awarded a A$22 million integrated services contract to facilities management provider Sodexo, which includes an Indigenous employment target of 20 per cent within two years. Sodexo will supply camp management services to the Amrun bauxite project on the Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland. Fifty jobs will be required to deliver the … Continue reading Sodexo wins $22m Amrun contract with 20 per cent Indigenous employment target
More jobs are returning to Australia’s coal industry. Queensland’s coal sector in the Bowen Basin is the beneficiary on this occasion, with the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) offering hundreds of jobs in the region for the Peak Downs and Saraji mines.
New Hope Group has finally received federal approval for the $900 million expansion of its New Acland coal mine in Queensland, a decade after first proposing the growth project.
Rio Tinto has awarded a $70 million bulk earthworks contract to civil engineering firm QBirt for the development of mine infrastructure at the Amrun bauxite project in northern Queensland.
Australia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports surged in 2016 as a plethora of new projects in Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland triggered a flood of new shipments to global markets, a new report from EnergyQuest has found.
Industrial supply company OZCON Industries has been placed in voluntary liquidation after letting go of 92 workers last week.
More than 90 workers will lose their jobs today after industrial supply company OZCON closes its Queensland business.
SEW-EURODRIVE’s new service centre in Mackay will include an advanced load testing facility for gearboxes and complete drive assemblies that will provide breakthrough capability to the mining industry in Queensland.
Queensland has recorded a $1.6 billion increase in exports, driven by the rising value of hard coking coal and liquefied natural gas exports.
The Queensland Government has provided a $2.7 million investment in the state’s mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.
Plans for the Styx Coal project in Queensland have commenced, expected to create up to 500 jobs in the region.
Australian Mining attended the opening of Cudeco’s Rocklands copper mine in Queensland.
The Queensland Government is providing up to $5 million to support North Stradbroke Island Sibelco workers affected by the phase out of sand mining.
Intermin Resources has entered a joint venture agreement with AXF Resources to advance the Richmond vanadium – molybdenum project in Queensland.
The Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) traditional owners plan to conduct more legal action against Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, with claims it disregards their native title rights.
Adani will focus on sourcing employees for its Carmichael coal project workforce from regional Queensland and will not use foreign workers on 457 visas.
A new Miners Memorial Monument will be built in Ipswich, Queensland to commemorate the sacrifice and contribution of miners in the state.
The Carmichael coal mine planned in Queensland has cleared another legal hurdle, with the state’s Supreme Court dismissing a legal challenge to the validity of the state government’s decision to approve the project.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is optimistic about the economies of major mining states, Western Australia and Queensland.