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Mining giant succumbs to climate change activism

One of the world’s largest diversified resource companies has yielded to mounting pressure from climate change activism, and will invest heavily in environmentally sustainable practices. Glencore has...

Queensland mining exports soar by $1.6bn

After a prolonged downturn, Queensland mining exports are showing renewed signs of life with a major spike in activity. The State Government recently reported a $1.6 billion increase in Queensland’s...

Rising coal prices prompt multiple mines to reopen

Several mines that were shelved are being reopened thanks to the recent recovery in coal commodity prices. Glencore, Stanmore Coal and other mining companies are considering their options for...

Glencore to restart Hunter Valley underground mine

Glencore has announced plans to restart the Integra underground coal mine in the Upper Hunter Valley for two years, creating up to 275 new jobs. The company acquired the underground mine, formerly...

Glencore’s Black Star in care and maintenance

Glencore has announced that Mount Isa Mines’ Black Star open cut mine in northwest Queensland has moved to a care and maintenance phase after mining out the existing reserve. The mine began...

Production to restart at Collinsville

One of Queensland’s oldest coal mines at Collinsville is restarting production and hiring again, with up to 200 jobs up for grabs. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for State Development and...

Coal train derails in Queensland

The Newlands coal line is set to reopen at 6pm tonight after a coking coal train derailed on September 11. An Aurizon spokesperson confirmed that last Sunday at 7.30am, a derailment of a loaded...

Contractor killed at CQ mine

A 55-year-old man was fatally injured at Glencore’s Newlands coal mine, near Glenden, on Tuesday morning. The contractor was conducting maintenance work at the site’s coal handling and...

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