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Preparing Financially for the Imminent Downturn

For the first time in many years, the global mining forecast is looking fairly good, however, for those working in the mining industry across the globe, there are many things that continue to make...

CIMIC’s Thiess secures $140 million Mt Owen increase

CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a A$140 million increase to its contract with Glencore for coal mining services at Mt Owen in the Hunter Valley, Australia. Mt Owen...

CIMIC’S THIESS WINS $280M WAHANA EXTENSION

CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has been awarded a three-year $280 million contract extension at the Wahana coal mine in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thiess will continue to...

Explorers seek next-gen Bowen Basin coal

Two Australian exploration companies – Metroof Minerals and Sojitz Coal – have been named as preferred tenders to unlock the next round of coal reserves in Queensland’s Bowen Basin coal...

Wallarah Coal Mine Approved

SOURCE ABC: A highly contentious underground coal mine on the New South Wales Central Coast has been given the go-ahead, despite the State Government’s election “guarantee” against...

Broadspectrum joins in world-first clean-air project

Broadspectrum and subsidiaries ICD and APP collaborated with the University of Newcastle to deliver the Ventilation Air Methane (VAM) Abatement Safety Project. The project aims to address the...

Major Mining Players At Risk of Collapse

Five mining companies with turnovers of more than $100 million, including three with turnovers of more than $1 billion, are at high risk of financial collapse according to research from SV Partners...

Activists to take Alpha coal project to High Court

GVK Hancock are facing a brand new challenge, as green activists prepare to take the Alpha coal project to the High Court of Australia. Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roach said...

Tighter laws to protect coal miners against black lung

Tighter rules to protect Queensland miners from coal workers pneumoconiosis will officially kick in from January 1. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr...