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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...

Glencore worker

$249M contract awarded for North Qld metal mines

A multinational engineering company has won a $249 million tender for ductile metal operations across North Queensland. Sandvik recently secured an underground mobile mining equipment and aftermarket...

Gregory Crinum Coal Mine

Underground coal mine reopens in Bowen Basin

A Japan-backed general trading company has resumed work at an underground coal operation in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Sojitz Corporation recently reopened the old Gregory Crinum Coal...

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...

MMG

Contract extended for metal mine in northwest Qld

An underground mining company has received an extension for its tender at a metal operation in northwest Queensland. A subsidiary of Perenti Group recently secured another 18 months for its existing...

Barminco

$200M contract awarded for metal mine

A hard rock underground mining company has won the $200 million tender for a metal operation in Western Australia’s Goldfields-Esperance region. A subsidiary of Perenti Group recently secured...

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...

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...

Fenner Dunlop

Contract awarded for part of $415M coal project

An industrial equipment company has won a tender for the latest part of a $415 million coal development in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. A subsidiary of Fenner Dunlop recently secured the...

Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

Collapsed mine will reopen under new management

A precious metal operation has been sold after it was shut down for years following a deadly collapse in Tasmania’s West Tamar area. NQ Minerals has completely acquired BCD Resources’...