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Pembroke Resources

Funding secured for $1B Central Qld coal project

A coal producer is one step closer to hiring workers for its $1 billion development in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Pembroke Resources recently secured up to $175 million in funding for...

BHP workers

Stranded FIFO workers report working extended rosters

Remote mine personnel have complained about employers increasing the number of days they are scheduled to work due to state border restrictions. Thousands of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers are unable...

Granites Gold Mine

FIFO worker passes COVID to family members

A remote mine employee transmitted the highly infectious Delta strain to his immediate family members. The wife and daughter of a fly-in fly-out (FIFO) worker, who contracted coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Glencore coal

Coal jobs predicted to disappear in 2041

A growing list of countries committing to carbon neutrality could significantly impact on the coal industry in the next 20 years, a new report found. Virtually all coal mine workers will have no...

Coal mining QRC

China predicted to lock out Aussie coal for years

An Asian superpower is not expected to ease import restrictions on Australian coal anytime in the next 24 months. Global investment bank Goldman Sachs believes the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will...

McConnell Dowell

Hundreds of jobs coming to $610M North Qld project

More than 900 job vacancies will be advertised in North Queensland’s Etheridge Shire after a new $610 million development met all conditions for financing. Genex Power has achieved financial...

Snowy Hydro workers

New $600M taxpayer funded project announced

A federally funded company has received a major cash injection for a new resources development in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley region. The Federal Government has committed $600 million for...

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