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Broadspectrum Millmerran Power Station

Hundreds of job openings at $427M mineral mine

A mineral producer is inviting expressions of interest (EOIs) for hundreds of job vacancies at its $427 million rare earths mine in Western Australia’s midwest region. Hastings Technology is...

Laguna Gold

Aussie mining company collapses

The future of an Australian-owned mining company is in limbo after announcing its insolvency. Melbourne-based Laguna Gold recently appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as administrators for the...

Strike wins more job security for mine workers

Coal mine workers on New South Wales’ South Coast will enjoy more job security after week-long industrial action. The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union’s...

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Lets drive – The best roadtrips in Queensland

Warm up the GPS, wind down the windows and hit the road. With tropical rainforests, stunning beaches, spectacular national parks and countless twists and bends up mountainsides, the best way to...

Mining Asteroids in Space: Coming To A Galaxy Near You

Two companies in the U.S. have pledged to launch a series of spacecraft and exploratory satellites to investigate the possibility of mining natural resources from asteroids – as early as 2016. One of...

Whitehaven Beach

Regularly voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world, Whitehaven Beach is gobsmackingly gorgeous. No really, you will never want to leave this place. Even when the beers run out. And when the beers...

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