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.
A 56-year-old Townsville man has suffered serious injuries after a truck rollover at a Queensland gold mine on Tuesday.
Queensland natural resources and mines minister Anthony Lynham has introduced to state parliament proposed laws banning 100 per cent FIFO workers on new large resource projects.
The Blair Athol mine has received a two year mine life extension, with the reopening to create up to 300 jobs for Queensland’s Clermont community.
A mine rehabilitation reform campaign has recommended the introduction of an independent authority to rehabilitate abandoned mine sites, which could create thousands of jobs in mining precincts that were badly affected by the downturn. According to a leaked Queensland Government report, tax payers will be forced to pay $3.2 billion in coal mine rehabilitation costs … Continue reading Mine rehabilitation could create thousands of jobs