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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...

Glencore coal

Resources giant will only mine coal in Australia by 2050

A multinational mining company will exclusively produce coal in Australia and shut down the rest of its coal mines around the world. Glencore has confirmed Australia will be the only country where it...

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...

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