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Thiess at Mount Holland Mine

Contractor mobilises at mining operation

A resources services company prepared and organised its workforce at a metal development. Thiess Australia recently finished mobilising its crew at Covalent Lithium’s Mount Holland Mine, 308km...

Gainwall highwall mining unit

Contract awarded for new Bowen Basin coal project

An Asia-backed company won a tender for a proposed $160 million coal development in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. India-headquartered Gainwell Engineering Global was recently procured to...

Malabar Resources

Preferred contractor announced for $509M coal project

An underground mining services company could win the latest tender for an underground coal operation. Pybar Mining Services recently became a preferred contractor for Malabar Coal’s Maxwell...

Gregory Crinum Coal Mine

Central Qld coal mines offer to train up jobseekers

At least three mining operations are prepared to train, pay and accommodate Queenslanders who want to work in the industry. Dyno Nobel is offering an $82,000 annual salary plus super and overtime to...

Pembroke Resources

Contract awarded for $1B Central Qld coal project

A mining services company won a tender for a $1 billion development in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Thiess recently secured the mining services contract for Pembroke Resources’ Olive...

Stanmore Coal workers

$564M contract awarded for Central Qld coal mine

A mining services company has won a tender at a coal operation in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. EPSA Pacific recently secured the open-cut mining services agreement (MSA) for Stanmore...

Asteroid mining

What the future of mining holds in outerspace

Asteroid mining might bring back memories of action movie star Bruce Willis who played a miner in the 90s blockbuster film Armageddon, on a space mission to blow-up a doomsday asteroid headed for...

Breaking Ground

In August 2014, Dr Geoff Brent and his research team were awarded the 2014 CEEC Medal by the Coalition for Eco-Efficient Comminution (CEEC) for groundbreaking research into a novel method of Ultra...