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Production to restart at Collinsville

One of Queensland’s oldest coal mines at Collinsville is restarting production and hiring again, with up to 200 jobs up for grabs. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for State Development and...

Prominent Hill mine out of action for another week

Electricity transmission to OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill mine is expected to be progressively restored in the next seven to 10 days, following recent severe storm damage to South Australia’s...

Anglo American to cut 90 workers from coal mine

Up to 90 workers are Anglo American’s German Creek coal mine are expected to be made redundant. The forced redundancies are allegedly not related to ongoing strikes at the Middlemount mine...

New Queensland mining laws commence

From this week, landholders and miners have more certainty about their land access rights and responsibilities around resource developments. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural...

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Former mining minister to head QRC

Former Resources Minister Ian Macfarlane has been appointed the next chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council. QRC President Rag Udd, who began his presidency role today, made the...

Downer secures $250m mining contracts

Downer EDI has been awarded five contracts valued at more than $250 million through its mining services businesses. Downer Blasting Services was awarded three contracts for the supply, manufacture...

Falling rock smashes through loader windscreen

A worker was injured at a New South Wales quarry after a large rock smashed through the front end loader he was operating and struck him. The large rock, weighing about 23 kilograms, fell about 17m...

Opal miner injured by falling material

An opal miner has suffered a spinal injury after being struck by falling mullock when attempting to close a hopper door with a star picket. A safety alert released by NSW Mine Safety this week said...