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Independent mines touted as the future of Qld mining

Independent mines could power the future of mine development in the Bowen Basin, as two of Queensland’s future coal producers told a crowd of over 200 industry suppliers and contractors last Friday...

Where the mining jobs are

Western Australia and the Northern Territory are the current hotspots for mining jobs according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report released yesterday. The report also claims that employers are...

Who are Queensland’s best Mining Contractors?

The Queensland Mining Contractors Awards are now open with nominations being sought in six categories for projects delivered in Queensland from June 2012 to December 2013. Entries are open to...

Modular Accommodation

Modular construction is by no means a recent development within the built environment. Many of the first European built structures in Australia were pre-fabricated and transported in flat pack...

Mining Sector Boom Brings Bowen Basin Boon

Incomes are higher and unemployment is lower in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin communities than in non-mining regional areas according to a new study. The study, undertaken by KPMG for the Minerals...

Ex-cyclone Oswald shuts Qld coal mines

Production at several coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has been disrupted, with some mines closed temporarily, due to flooding and torrential rain delivered by ex-tropical cyclone Oswald. Mines...

ALS invests into the coal industry

Growth in the coal industry over recent years has created a number of significant challenges for service providers to meet, the industry now has a greater geographical footprint, is producing more...

Reclamation of coal tailings and waste

Flood-affected Australian mines have the opportunity to boost productivity while decreasing the costs of environmental compliance, thanks to new tailings reclamation technology now being trialled in...

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