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Kathryn Young and Larnie Mackay

Coal miners recognised for contribution to industry

Two Queensland coal mine workers were recently honoured for their leadership and creative thinking. BHP Peak Downs Coal Mine geotechnical engineer Kathryn Young (pictured left) and Anglo American...

BHP workers

Mining giant announces major hiring spree

A multinational resources company needs hundreds of new temporary workers and hopes many of them will stay on after their time is up. BHP is preparing to recruit an extra 1500 short-term workers to...

Townsville Alpins Weir (courtesy of Phil H-Townsville Flood Updates 2019-Facebook)

Contractors sought for North Queensland flood recovery

Suppliers are invited to register their contact details to assist with the clean-up effort after the North Queensland floods. The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) is keen to...

METS Accelerator Program

CQ opportunity for startups servicing the industry

New mining businesses are invited to pitch their business ideas to help better service the industry. The new Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Accelerator Program is offering up to 10...

Laguna Gold

Aussie mining company collapses

The future of an Australian-owned mining company is in limbo after announcing its insolvency. Melbourne-based Laguna Gold recently appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as administrators for the...

$1.4B NQ metal project reaches final stage of approval

A gold and base metals mining company has progressed to the final stage of approval for its $1.4 billion exotic metals project in North Queensland. Australian Mines has secured prescribed project...

Earnings double for struggling mining company

A drilling and mineral analysis company has revealed how it went from ‘Struggle Street’ to doubling its earnings in a little over a year. Swick Mining Services reported $9.5 million...