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Workers at the Carmichael Coal Project. (Photo credit Adani Australia)

$2B coal project is on track to add new railway

Contractors have started work on a new rail track for a foreign-backed coal development in Central Queensland’s Galilee Basin. Martinus Rail and BMD recently began laying a new railway line for...

Former BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie

Controversial former mining boss granted knighthood

A contentious past head of a multinational resources company has been bestowed an honorary title for his contribution to the industry. Andrew Mackenzie recently received a knighthood according to the...

Carosue Dam Gold Mine workers

$16B merger will create a top 10 global mining giant

Two precious metal producers plan to combine their operations to become one of the world’s biggest and safest resources companies. Northern Star Resources and Saracen Mineral Holdings will...

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...

Viva Energy

$600M oil operation could shut down due to COVID-19

An oil producer is reviewing its aviation gasoline refinery due to the global impact of the deadly disease. Viva Energy is seriously considering the future of its $600 million Geelong Avgas Refinery...

Redpath Mining Contractors and Engineers

Preferred contractor named for Central Qld coal mine

An underground mining services company is a top contender for the latest tender at a coal operation in Central Queensland. BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) recently declared Redpath Mining Contractors...