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Glencore to cut 180 jobs from Collinsville mine

Glencore has announced they will cut 180 jobs at Collinsville coal mine by March next year. The company said they commenced consultation last week with its Collinsville workforce over further steps...

Hundreds of jobs lost as Glencore suspends operations

Glencore has announced today a 500,000 tonne reduction of contained zinc metal mine production across its operations, which will see more than 500 jobs cuts from its Australian mines. The Lady...

Projecting forward

We’ve had a whip around the state to provide you with a small sample of proposed mining and energy projects to keep your eye on, and updates on current developments. HYDE PARK COAL PROJECT Who:...

Bechtel to quadruple Queensland LNG production

Bechtel is on track to complete the construction of an additional three liquefied natural gas production trains on Curtis Island by the end of the year, quadrupling Queensland’s LNG production. The...

Richland Resources to begin sapphire production

Commercial production of sapphires has begun at a central Queensland mine. Richland Resources has kicked off extraction of the precious gem at its Capricorn mine, with material going through an...

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Conveyors vs trucks

[hr]Professor Peter Knights examines in-pit crushing and conveying and asks, are we learning from past performance?[hr] Truck and shovel operations are currently the staple mining method employed by...

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Skilling up – The future of training in resources

[hr]New skills challenges are emerging across the resource industry as new mega projects make the transition from construction to production in increasing numbers. Janine Temple from national...

Mine Companies Putting Production Before Safety

Mine companies are not doing enough to prevent permanent injury to workers who operate high vibrating machinery, and are putting productivity targets before workers welfare, according to an expert in...

Another LNG Plant Being Considered for Miles

BOC is considering building another micro-LNG plant near Miles in Queensland as part of it’s mission to build an LNG re-fueling network along the eastern seaboard of Australia. The news comes...