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South32 workers

Future unknown for $1.5B Central Qld coal project

A multinational mining company suggested it might not pursue a $1.5 billion coal development in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. South32 is still deciding whether to invest in its new Eagle...

Glencore coal

Aussie coal buyers ordered to find product elsewhere

Australian coal producers will have to find new export markets after Chinese authorities ruled out buying the commodity from Down Under. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) recently informed 73 cargo...

BHP FIFO workers

FIFO workers delayed entry at state border due to COVID

Interstate fly-in fly-out (FIFO) travel has been suspended for almost a week due to a viral outbreak in South Australia. No FIFO mine workers will be allowed to enter the Festival State for six days...

Glencore coal mine

Coal downturn prompts mining giant to axe staff

A significant fall in commodity prices has forced a multinational coal producer to downsize its workforce. The Glencore-Yancoal Joint Venture has confirmed it will retrench several contract workers...