A rebound in sentiment in the mining services sector has sparked a significant increase in the asset acquisition intentions of businesses in Western Australia and Queensland, according to the latest Alleasing Equipment Demand Index.
A call for tenders from Australian-based radiology services has been placed to conduct the second check on mine worker’s compulsory chest x-rays, in a bid to tackle black lung in the state.
Graphite developer Magnis Resources, as part of a global consortium led by Boston Energy and Innovation (BEI), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Townsville City Council to investigate building a lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in the Queensland city.
India’s Adani has emphasised the importance of sourcing regional suppliers as part of the development of the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has approved a $US204 million ($270.1 million) investment in the Caval Ridge Southern Circuit (CRSC) capital growth project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
The Queensland Government has granted a prescribed project status to Capricorn copper mine, allowing it to reopen and bring more jobs to the state.
An area within Queensland’s North West region has been identified as the state’s next frontier of resource investment after geologists found evidence of undiscovered rare minerals.
Seven mining companies in Queensland have received a funding from the state government to support their exploration activities in the North West.
Workers have returned to BHP Billiton’s coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin following Cyclone Debbie.
Macmahon has been chosen as the preferred mining contractor for QCoal’s Byerwen coal mine near Glenden in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Innovations in Queensland’s mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector will receive a boost from the state government’s new accelerator program.
Reforms have been made to Queensland’s Coal Mine Worker’s Health Scheme in an effort to further protect miners from coal worker’s pneumoconiosis (CWP), or black lung.
Rio Tinto has awarded more than $900 million contracts to Queensland suppliers during the continued development of its Amrun bauxite project in the Cape York Peninsula.
Shell Australia has announced the drilling of 161 new wells in Queensland as part of a new project aimed to boost gas supply in the east coast.
Altona Mining’s Cloncurry copper project in Queensland is nearing development, after securing more approvals toward its funding.
The Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) has slammed the latest campaign against Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal project in Queensland.
The volume of mining jobs being advertised in Australia continues to significantly outpace what was on offer in 2016, according to the latest data from online jobs portal Seek.
The number of mine workers diagnosed with black lung in Australia has risen, with the 20th case confirmed in Queensland.
Mackay-based association Resources Industry Network (RIN) is calling for the local business community to participate in a gender diversity research project.
Resolute Mining’s Ravenswood expansion project has taken a crucial step forward with the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection providing the final environmental approval.