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Macmahon

$352M tender awarded for underground mine

An Australasian mining services company received more work at a subterranean operation. Macmahon Holdings recently secured an extended contract at AngloGold Ashanti’s and Independence Group...

Telfer mine

FIFO mine could be suspended for months

A remote operation is unlikely to resume production for most of the year. Authorities revealed work could stay suspended at Newmont Corporation’s Telfer mine for up to six months. Milling was...

Minetruck MT42 SG Trolley electric

Employers race towards fully electrified mine sites

Three mining companies are one step closer to completely transitioning away from fossil fuels. Epiroc, ABB and Boliden recently celebrated deploying the first ever fully battery-electric trolley...

Eagle Downs coal mine

Central Qld coal operations exited for $300M

Two underground mines are under new management in Queensland’s Isaac region. Stanmore Resources recently confirmed it would purchase the remaining half stake in the Eagle Downs Coal Mine and...

Victory Minerals

Underground worker dies in mine collapse

An employee passed away after a subterranean operation caved in. Authorities are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a crew member at Victory Minerals’ Mount Clear mine...

Russell Vale coal mine

Industry holds talks to revive coal operation

Hundreds of mine workers might not need to reskill and be redeployed, an advocacy said. The Mining and Energy Union (MEU) recently contacted authorities to discuss different ways 200 employees can...

Wiluna mine

$73M mining revival announced

A struggling resources operation could reopen if everything goes to plan. Administrators recently revealed $73 million would be sufficient to restart Wiluna mine, 530km north of Kalgoorlie. Wiluna...

Maxwell Coal Mine

$509M coal project fast tracked

An underground coal operation will be accelerated. New Hope Corporation (NHC) recently purchased up to $105 million of institutional placement equity in Malabar Resources. The amount comprises of a...

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