Author: Richard Szabo

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New safety code takes aim at unlicensed workers

New rules are hoped to deter dodgy businesses from hiring unlicensed workers to perform dangerous jobs. Only licensed electricians

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Queensland Nickel Yabulu Refinery staff

Metal project reopening and paying miners all money owed

Queensland’s richest man plans to reopen a metal project and pay staff all money owed. Mining magnate Clive Palmer

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Fortescue Metals Group Port Hedland

Three local contractors win tender for metal mine machinery

A national iron ore company has handed three bidders a major service contract to revamp its Western Australian machinery.

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Wollongong Coal Wongawilli Colliery

Regulatory ban blamed for mine shutdown costing 45 jobs

A coal mine that has operated for more than a century will be forced to shut down because state

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$21B mega mine wins new approval ahead of election

A foreign backed $21 billion mining project has scored new regulatory approval just days before a federal election is

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Death toll at work so far this year is 30

Strict Australian work, health and safety practices have failed to stop dozens of deaths on the job, an industry

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Industry demands final approval for $21B mega mine before election begins

An Asia-backed mega mine worth $21 billion should receive final approval before the federal election is announced, an industry

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FKG Group

Two contracts awarded for $200M gas project

Two tenders have been awarded for a $200 million natural gas project in Queensland’s Surat Basin. FKG Group recently

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Fortescue Metal Group dump truck

$3.65B metal project approved for development

A mining partnership has given the nod to proceed with a US$2.6 billion (A$3.65 billion) metal project that will

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QCoal Drake Coal Project

Industry takes credit for $7.1 billion budget surplus

Australians should thank the mining industry for helping to deliver the first federal budget surplus in 12 years, an

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