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Glencore coal mine

Coal downturn prompts mining giant to axe staff

A significant fall in commodity prices has forced a multinational coal producer to downsize its workforce. The Glencore-Yancoal Joint Venture has confirmed it will retrench several contract workers...

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$249M contract awarded for North Qld metal mines

A multinational engineering company has won a $249 million tender for ductile metal operations across North Queensland. Sandvik recently secured an underground mobile mining equipment and aftermarket...

Mount Owen Coal Mine

$340M contract awarded for coal mine

A global mining services company has won an extension for its work at a coal operation in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley. A subsidiary of CIMIC Group recently secured another 18 months of work...

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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...

Glencore Mount Owen Complex

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...