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New Hope workers

Central Qld coal mines poised to change hands

Two coal operations could reopen after a mining company raised enough money to complete their purchase in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. Bowen Coking Coal (BCC) successfully secured about...

Frontline Action on Coal activists Franz James Dowling and Kyle Magee

Anti-mining activist fined and jailed for dumping coal

An environmental protestor learnt the hard way there are consequences for carelessly disposing of unwanted minerals. Kyle Magee thought it was a good idea to block a freight train from Bravus Mining...

Simandou mine site

Resources giant supports new $26B project

A multinational company has agreed to back a mega mining development. Rio Tinto confirmed it is still proceeding with its majority owned US$20 billion (A$26.7B) Simandou Project, 526km southeast of...

Broadmeadow East mine

Amended Bowen Basin coal mine approved

A mineral producer received the nod to proceed with a revised coking coal operation in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. The State Department of Environment and Science formally approved Bowen...

WBHO workers

Resources contractor collapses due to pandemic

A foreign-backed mining services company is under review after failing to meet financial obligations. South Africa-headquartered WBHO Infrastructure and 17 other entities recently collapsed and...

Clough

Head contract awarded for $1.8B project

Two construction and engineering companies have won the primary tender for part of a new development worth $1.8 billion. A joint venture between Clough and Elecnor recently won the engineering...

Central Queensland Coal

Palmer’s Central Qld coal project rejected

Authorities refuse to allow a mining magnate’s coal development to proceed in Central Queensland’s Capricornia region. The State Government recently rejected the environmental impact...

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