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New $1.5B coal mine announced for Central Qld

A multinational mining company is proposing a $1.5 billion coal project in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Glencore is planning to build the new Valeria Coal Mine, 265km west of Rockhampton...

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Labour hire firm faces class action for unpaid leave

Casual workers who were employed through a recruitment company could receive back payment for leave entitlements, an industry body revealed. The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy...

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Major coal mine expansion approved

Authorities have given the nod for a mineral producer to proceed with a coal project in New South Wales’ Hunter region. The NSW Independent Planning Commission (NSW IPC) recently approved...

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Mining giant accused of six child labour fatalities

A multinational commodity trading and mining company is being sued for the death of half a dozen underage workers in Central Africa. Not-for-profit International Rights Advocates (IRA) is taking...

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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...