Tag - Bowen

Queensland coal explorers win concession

Coal explorers have gained a government concession that could save them up to $114 million in the face of the global mining downturn. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources...

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Seeing the bigger picture

Bowen Basin Mining Club director Jodie Currie discusses the future of Australian coal, and how we need to look at the bigger picture. As we move on through 2016 and projects large and small are...

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Share in your success

Bowen Basin Mining Club director Jodie Currie says it’s just good business sense to enter awards. As the 2016 Queensland Mining Contractor Awards approach, there are several questions that I am often...

BMA negotiates new Enterprise Agreement

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has commenced the process of renegotiating the BMA Enterprise Agreement 2012 that covers over 2000 employees at five of its Bowen Basin mines. The Agreement...

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Abbot Point EIS public comment period ends today

The public consult period for the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Abbot Point expansion project is closing this afternoon at 5pm. The Director-General of the Queensland Government...

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The Downturn – Sink or swim

Bowen Basin Mining Club director Jodie Currie highlights the importance of mining industry businesses staying afloat during the mining slump. While I’m hesitant to use the word ‘downturn’, the mining...

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Be smart – Be tenacious

Whatever your opinion might be about the current state of the coal sector, there’s a silver lining setting us up for a prosperous future. And that is the continuous flood of business innovation. When...

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Projecting forward

[hr]We’ve had a whip around the State to provide you with a small sample of proposed mining and energy projects to keep your eye on.[hr] 1 BYERWEN COAL MINE Who: QCoal and Japanese company JFE Steel...