Red River Resources has launched development of the Far West zinc project, which would be its second underground mine at Thalanga in central Queensland.
Mining, resources and energy job advertisements have led the chart on the jobs portal SEEK, with Queensland advancing on a growth rate of 91 per cent year on year.
The mining sector saw a 32.1 per cent increase in job opportunities since a year ago, despite a 6.2 per cent fall in the RBA’s Non Rural Bulk Commodity Price Index last April. The rise is reflected in the DFP Mining and Resources Job Index, which has experienced consistent rise for 10 consecutive months.
American engineering firm AECOM has announced it is no longer involved in the creation of a $2.2 billion rail link for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine project in the Galilee Basin, Queensland.
The mining, resources and energy category continues to lead the growth in advertisements on jobs portal, SEEK.
MMG’s Dugald River zinc mine in Queensland has achieved commercial production. The Chinese controlled, ASX-listed company reported this week that commercial production started on May 1.
The $420 million deal between Golding and Wonbindi over Baralaba North coal mine in Queensland has now been finalised.
NRW subsidiary Golding Contractors and Baralaba Coal Company subsidiary Wonbindi Coal have agreed to extend the limited notice to proceed (LNTP) on the Baralaba North coal mine in Queensland to May 9, increasing the contract’s value from $350 million to $420 million and extending the contract terms by four months.
Metro Mining has announced its first shipment from the Bauxite Hills mine in Queensland to China. The 62,000t shipment is to be delivered from the Bauxite Hills mine (around 95km north of Weipa in Queensland) to Shandong, China via the Hong Kong cargo vessel Spring Oasis.
New Hope Corporation’s proposed expansion of the New Acland coal mine in Queensland’s Darling Downs, dogged by litigation from local landowners, has received a major boost following a decision by the Supreme Court in Brisbane.
Underground mining contractor Pybar Mining Services has been awarded a two-year contract at the Glencore-owned Black Rock Cave project at Mount Isa Mines in Queensland.
Evolution Mining plans to strengthen its presence in Queensland through the acquisition of the Connors Arc exploration project from Orion Minerals.
New Century Resources has secured the final piece of funding it requires to restart the Century zinc mine in Queensland.
Santos has completed commissioning and start-up of the Scotia CF1 project in Queensland ahead of schedule and under budget, with initial full field production exceeding 40TJ of gas a day.
New Century Resources has secured another long-term offtake agreement for production from the Century zinc mine in Queensland, this time with commodity trader MRI Trading.
Clive Palmer is seeking $1.8 billion in damages from the liquidators of Queensland Nickel, his collapsed refinery near Townsville, in the state’s Supreme Court.
South32 plans to use solar energy to power key infrastructure at its Cannington lead-silver operation in Queensland.
Santos has gained rights to explore for more gas near Injune in Queensland’s south-west.
Bengal Coal has secured a mining lease for the Dysart East coal project in the Bowen Basin of Queensland until 2039.
Mining equipment supplier Hastings Deering has this year consolidated its position as one of Queensland’s leading trainers of apprentices.