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Proposed Hillalong coal mine to create local jobs

A proposed mine in Central Queensland will create more than 350 local jobs if approved. Shandong Energy’s Hillalong Coal Project will be located near Nebo in the Bowen Basin. The open-cut mine...

QLD mines to end 100% FIFO under new legislation

Queensland mines will have to ditch 100% fly-in fly-out and hire locally under proposed Queensland Government legislation. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines...

Anglo American announces Australia coal exit

Mining giant Anglo American has announced it will sell off it’s Queensland coal mines, including three Moranbah operations. The company said the Moranbah North and Grosvenor Mines were up for...

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Toll awarded contract extension with Arrow Energy

Despite tough conditions in Australia’s mining and resources sector, Toll Energy is proving itself to be a resilient presence in the marketplace with the recent extension of its contract with...

Central Queensland mine jobs “under threat”

Mining giant BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance has refused to rule out contracting out its entire permanent workforce at its Bowen Basin mines, including Peak Downs, Saraji and Goonyella Riverside...

Queensland FIFO Review released

The Queensland Government has released a review of fly-in fly out mines in the state, which has presented eight recommendations to the mining industry. The state government commissioned the FIFO...

Workers evacuated from Glencore’s Newlands mine

All coal mine workers have been withdrawn as a precaution from underground workings at Glencore’s Newlands coal mine near Glenden in the northern Bowen Basin. “Queensland Government mines...

Red Hill project given environmental approval

The proposed Red Hill Mining project in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin has been given environmental approval by the Federal Government, after receiving State Government approval last month...

The Great Barrier Reef is in the spotlight at conservation groups argue with Adani mining

Court overturns approval of Adani’s megamine

The Federal Government’s approval of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland, which would have been one of the largest coal mines in the world, has been overturned in the Federal Court of...

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