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Newcrest Mining

Newcrest exits metal project in North West Qld

One of the world’s largest mineral producers is exiting a new metal development in North West Queensland’s Gulf Country region. Newcrest Mining has accepted a bid from Strategic Energy...

Santos workers

$800M new Central Queensland project approved

An oil and gas producer has received the nod to start work on its $800 million development in Central Queensland. Santos was recently granted an authority to prospect in both the Bowen Basin and...

Santos workers

$3.6B gas project granted final approval

A multinational oil and gas producer has received the ultimate nod to proceed with its $3.6 billion natural gas development in New South Wales’ North West Slopes region. Federal Environment Minister...

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...

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...

China Customs

Mineral exports face new crackdown from China

Concerns are growing the industry could struggle to sell commodities to the nation’s largest trading partner after the communist country decided to delay processing of mineral shipments. China...

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