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Glencore worker

$249M contract awarded for North Qld metal mines

A multinational engineering company has won a $249 million tender for ductile metal operations across North Queensland. Sandvik recently secured an underground mobile mining equipment and aftermarket...

Santos workers

$3.6B gas project approved in northern NSW

A multinational oil and gas producer has received another nod to proceed with its $3.6 billion natural gas development in New South Wales’ North West Slopes region. The NSW Independent Planning...

Epiroc Pit Viper 275

Central Qld coal mine increases automation

A global mining services company is growing its fleet of autonomous machinery at a coal operation in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. Thiess recently fitted a second Epiroc Pit Viper 275 (PV...

Gregory Crinum Coal Mine

Underground coal mine reopens in Bowen Basin

A Japan-backed general trading company has resumed work at an underground coal operation in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Sojitz Corporation recently reopened the old Gregory Crinum Coal...

Thiess

Hiring spree begins at Central Qld coal mine

A global mining services company has launched a major recruitment drive for a coal operation in Central Queensland. Thiess is looking for more workers after winning a full-service mining contract...

Civmec workers

Contract awarded for part of $15.8B gas project

A multi-disciplinary construction company has won a tender for part of a $15.8 billion gas development in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Civmec Construction and Engineering recently...

Rio Tinto social distancing

Another mining giant announces major hiring spree

A multinational resources group is looking for hundreds of new recruits to join its Western Australian metal operations. Rio Tinto’s iron ore business has invited applications for the next round of...

BHP workers

Short term FIFO jobs filling fast at mining giant

Recruiters have filled more than two thirds of the temporary vacancies advertised as part of a multinational resources company’s major recruitment drive. BHP has confirmed its labour hire partners...

Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Extra relief announced for new mining projects

Proposed resource developments across Queensland will be permitted in more locations and receive a variety of incentives. Nearly 7000 sq km of land will be released for new gas and mineral...