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.
Innovations in Queensland’s mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector will receive a boost from the state government’s new accelerator program.
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.
Rio Tinto is cutting more jobs and production at the Boyne aluminium smelter at Gladstone in Queensland.
Western Australia remains the most attractive jurisdiction in Australia for mining investment, according to Canadian think-tank, the Fraser Institute.
Another Queensland coal miner has been diagnosed with black lung, the 19th person to be confirmed with the disease since its resurgence in Australia.
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.