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Glencore coal

China coal ban could last well into 2022 say analysts

An Asian superpower’s Australian coal import suspension will last for at least another year, a mining research group predicted. Wood Mackenzie estimates the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will keep...

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...

Rio Tinto hard hat

Mining giant struggles to find eager workers

A multinational resources company blamed a drop in production on a lack of enthusiastic employees. Rio Tinto reported nearly all mineral production activity declined during the first quarter of 2021...

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...

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