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Mineral exploration South Australia

Global tender opens to explore North West Queensland

Mineral explorers from around the globe have been invited to compete to explore Queensland’s North West Minerals Province. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines...

Highwall mining to commence at Isaac Plains

Stanmore Coal has announced they have awarded a contract to UGM to begin highwall mining operations at Isaac Plains. The company bought the Bowen Basin mine for $1 in November, and started operations...

Labour hire worker exploitation revealed in court

The exploitation of working people in the Bowen Basin and Queensland’s labour hire industry will be the focus of a Parliamentary hearing in Mackay today. The hearings of the Finance and...

Coal

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...

Anglo American announces Australia coal exit

Mining giant Anglo American has announced it will sell off it’s Queensland coal mines, including three Moranbah operations. The company said the Moranbah North and Grosvenor Mines were up for...

BMA negotiates new Enterprise Agreement

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has commenced the process of renegotiating the BMA Enterprise Agreement 2012 that covers over 2000 employees at five of its Bowen Basin mines. The Agreement...

FIFO

Queensland FIFO Review released

The Queensland Government has released a review of fly-in fly out mines in the state, which has presented eight recommendations to the mining industry. The state government commissioned the FIFO...

Red Hill project given environmental approval

The proposed Red Hill Mining project in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin has been given environmental approval by the Federal Government, after receiving State Government approval last month...