The Minerals Council of Australia has described Labor’s plan as “deeply flawed” and detrimental to Australia’s economy if implemented.
There are currently close to 1400 Queensland job vacancies in mining, resources and energy on the employment website SEEK.
Thiess signs a five-year contract to continue its work at Prominent Hill, providing run of mine management, crusher feed and ore rehandling services for the Australian mine.
The scope of works at Far West will include mine development, production drilling and blasting, as well as the loading and hauling of ore and waste.
Ian Macfarlane, Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, has welcomed the announcement from Peabody.
Kingston Resources provides the results from the first round of reconnaissance (RC) drilling at the Livingstone Find area (Australia), with a key highlight being the identification of gold.
Vango Mining Ltd provides an update on its conversion of debt to equity, first announced in April this year.
This week, an engineering programme has commenced for budding Australian mining professionals of tomorrow at Glencore’s Mount Isa mine in Queensland.
The Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council said that the industry association would build a “strong partnership” with Madeleine King.