Anglo American Capcoal workers

Five Qld coal mines could sell for almost $5B

A global mineral producer plans to exit its fossil fuel operations in Central Queensland. Anglo American recently revealed it would sell the Aquila (302km west of Rockhampton), Capcoal (295km west of...

Coal mining QRC

Authority approves phasing out majority of coal

In a little over a decade the Sunshine State will heavily depend on environmentally friendly resources. The Queensland Government recently passed new rules that target 80 per cent renewable energy...

Telfer mine

FIFO mine could be suspended for months

A remote operation is unlikely to resume production for most of the year. Authorities revealed work could stay suspended at Newmont Corporation’s Telfer mine for up to six months. Milling was...

Samarco

Mining giants offer $39B in compensation

Victims of a catastrophic resources infrastructure failure could be reimbursed for further damages. BHP, Vale and their Samarco joint venture recently increased their compensation offer for the 2015...

BHP CAT truck

New $300M Qld mine secures approval

A proposed resources development received regulatory backing in northwest Queensland. The State Government recently granted mining leases for North West Phosphate’s Paradise South Complex...

Digger blue chalk

Mining operators reveal ‘miracle baby’ gender

A couple who work at the same resources site recently used machinery to reveal whether they would have a boy or girl. Operators Chantelle and Louis recently steered a Liebherr 996 digger to dump...