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Consultants on board for new 500-job creating mine in CQ

A business management consultancy has been appointed to work on a new coal mine in Central Queensland that will create hundreds of jobs. Queensland Nickel (QN) previously engaged Sedgman Consulting...

Lifestyle benefits to flow as FIFO worker numbers drop

Family lifestyles are set to benefit from new data suggesting the number of non-resident workers have nearly halved. Fewer people are working on a fly-in fly-out (FIFO), drive-in drive-out (DIDO) or...

Proposed Hillalong coal mine to create local jobs

A proposed mine in Central Queensland will create more than 350 local jobs if approved. Shandong Energy’s Hillalong Coal Project will be located near Nebo in the Bowen Basin. The open-cut mine...

QLD mines to end 100% FIFO under new legislation

Queensland mines will have to ditch 100% fly-in fly-out and hire locally under proposed Queensland Government legislation. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines...

Isaac Mayor optimistic about Red Hill Mine approval

Stepping out of the meeting with the State Development and Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham and the Coordinator General this week, Mayor Anne Baker is optimistic the State...

Queensland mayor in full support of FIFO inquiry

MAYOR of Queensland’s largest mining region Anne Baker is seizing the opportunity to lodge a submission to the State Government’s inquiry into fly-in, fly-out workforce practices, and encourages the...