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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...

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...

Illawarra Metallurgical Coal

Mining company slashes jobs and wages at coal mine

A globally diversified metal producer is axing dozens of workers in a new bid to cut costs at its coal operation in New South Wales’ Macarthur region. South32 reportedly told contractor...

BHP coal

Poor quality prompts mining giant to sell coal mines

A multinational mining company has confirmed it is considering options to exit its budget coal operations due to the pandemic. BHP has confirmed it plans to sell off its stake in the BHP Mitsui Coal...