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Yarwun Alumina Refinery

Resources giant begins phasing out gas in Central Qld

A multinational mining company is introducing clean energy to replace fossil resources. Rio Tinto is investigating ways to replace liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its Yarwun Alumina Refinery, 12km...

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...

BMD workers

Hiring spree begins in Central Queensland

A highwall mining specialist has launched a new recruitment drive for its next endeavour in Central Queensland’s Banana Shire. Addcar Highwall Mining is inviting expressions of interest for a...

Central Queensland Coal

Palmer’s Central Qld coal project rejected

Authorities refuse to allow a mining magnate’s coal development to proceed in Central Queensland’s Capricornia region. The State Government recently rejected the environmental impact...

Tahmoor Coal

Hundreds of jobs continue after coal mine extended

Authorities will give a mining company more time to produce coal and keep employing hundreds of staff. The New South Wales Independent Planning Commission (IPC) recently approved SIMEC Mining’s...