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Rio Tinto windfarm

Mining giant calls tenders for major Qld project

A multinational resources company requested proposals for a new development in central and southern Queensland. Rio Tinto recently called tenders for a large-scale project that powers its Gladstone...

Coal mining QRC

Industry boss supports transitioning coal to renewables

A top resources advocate wants the sector to abandon fossil fuels and replace them with greener alternatives. Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) strongly welcomed Anthony Albanese as the next prime...

Woodside workers

New $16B offshore project approved

A partnership between a mining giant and an oil and gas producer is one step closer to starting work on a brand-new $16 billion development off the shore of Australia. The joint venture (JV) between...

Woodside Energy workers

Resources merger will accelerate $16B offshore project

A multinational mining company and Australian oil and gas producer will join forces to fast-track a US$12 billion (A$16B) development. BHP Group and Woodside Petroleum have agreed to merge their oil...

Andrew Forrest

Mining magnate censured for criticising fossil fuels

An iron ore mogul was widely rebuked after suggesting everyone who works for the resources industry is behind the times. Andrew Forrest unleashed an angry tirade against industry peers at the 2021...

Glencore coal

Coal jobs predicted to disappear in 2041

A growing list of countries committing to carbon neutrality could significantly impact on the coal industry in the next 20 years, a new report found. Virtually all coal mine workers will have no...

McConnell Dowell

Hiring spree begins at $610M North Qld project

Two construction companies need to fill several job vacancies at a new $610 million development in North Queensland’s Etheridge Shire. A joint venture between McConnell Dowell and John Holland has...

Clough

Head contract awarded for $1.8B project

Two construction and engineering companies have won the primary tender for part of a new development worth $1.8 billion. A joint venture between Clough and Elecnor recently won the engineering...

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