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Glencore coal mine

Coal downturn prompts mining giant to axe staff

A significant fall in commodity prices has forced a multinational coal producer to downsize its workforce. The Glencore-Yancoal Joint Venture has confirmed it will retrench several contract workers...

Argyle mine workers

Hundreds of jobs to end as mine shuts down for good

A multinational resources company is permanently closing down one of its most iconic operations in Western Australia’s Kimberley region. Rio Tinto has begun shutting down its Argyle Diamond...

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...