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Rio Tinto BT chairman Jan du Plessis

Mining leader steps down after major restructure

The head of a multinational mining company is calling it quits weeks after mass layoffs were announced as part of a $5 billion restructure. Jan du Plessis has announced his resignation as chairman of...

BMA Norwich Park Mine dump truck

Mine operator paid $1.2m compo for brain injury

A Central Queensland mine operator has been awarded $1.2 million in compensation after suffering major brain injuries caused by working long hours and driving for extended periods. Dump truck...

Woodside Petroleum Pluto LNG

Find out how much mining bosses made in 2016

QMEB can reveal how much mining executives made in 2016 at a petroleum exploration and production company. Executive remunerations at Woodside Petroleum have been varied for the past year with both...

Mackay Courthouse

Mining services company to plead guilty for bungles

One of the world’s largest mining services providers is widely expected to plead guilty for failing to meet safety rules and causing death. QMEB understands that Thiess Australia is preparing to...

Mt Gibson Iron Hill Mine

Hundreds of jobs created following approval of $3m mine

An independent Australian iron ore producer is widely expected to hire hundreds of staff to work at its new metal mine in Mid Western Australia. Mount Gibson Iron recently received ministerial...

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...

Solar panels

Big financial investment made for $126m energy project

A major funding boost has been secured for a $126 million renewable energy project in Central Queensland. A private debt syndicate will provide up to 87.3 per cent of the credit required to build...

Traprock Mining Mount Chalmers Gold Project

$6.5m mining share sale hoped to revive CQ goldfields

A Brisbane-headquartered mining company hopes to revive Central Queensland’s historical goldfields through a $6.5 million capital raising on the sharemarket. Traprock Mining has announced an...

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