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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...