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Mount Isa Mines

Contract awarded for northwest Qld mines

A building material company has received more time to work at multiple mining operations in northwest Queensland. Wagners recently won a renewed contract to keep providing haulage services to...

Rio Tinto hard hat

Mining giant struggles to find eager workers

A multinational resources company blamed a drop in production on a lack of enthusiastic employees. Rio Tinto reported nearly all mineral production activity declined during the first quarter of 2021...

Peabody Energy coal

Microwaving coal produces surprising results

Scientists have discovered that exposing ordinary coal powder to electromagnetic radiation can turn it into a valuable crystalline conductor. The University of Wyoming recently discovered heating up...

BHP workers

Mining giant announces major hiring spree

A multinational resources company needs hundreds of new temporary workers and hopes many of them will stay on after their time is up. BHP is preparing to recruit an extra 1500 short-term workers to...

Glenn Clarke

Asia Pacific mining boss accepts global responsibility

A mining and construction equipment chief responsible for Oceania has been offered a chance to oversee worldwide operations for a heavy equipment trader. Former Terex Mining general manager mining...

Bright future forecast for lithium industry

Electrifying growth in lithium-ion sales is expected to lift demand for raw minerals used to make batteries, according to a mining and chemical consultancy. Roskill Information Services predicts...