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Jul 14, 2021
Austin Engineering announces new CEO

Austin Engineering announces new CEO

Austin Engineering has announced a new chief executive officer. David Singleton also takes over the managing director role, effective July 14, 2021.  Austin designs and manufactures customised dump truck bodies, buckets, water tanks, tyre handlers and other ancillary products utilised in the mining industry. The company has operations in Australia, Asia and north...

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Jul 09, 2021
Capcoal awards Bis long term logistics contract

Capcoal awards Bis long term logistics contract

Resources logistics provider, Bis, has won a new multi-year contract for Anglo American’s Capcoal operations near Middlemount in the mid-Bowen Basin. The off-road haulage, materials handling and site services contract is the latest in an ongoing relationship between Anglo American and Bis that spans more than 20 years. The contract sees Bis supply a tailored… ...

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Jul 09, 2021
Native title recognised over a third of the state

Native title recognised over a third of the state

NAIDOC week has been recognised by the Palaszczuk Government which says native title is now recognised over 30 percent of the state. Queensland has resolved 156 native title claimant applications said Resources Minister Scott Stewart. “This equates to more than a third of all the claimant determinations in Australia,” he said. “Of those, 144 have… ...

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Jul 08, 2021
Climate change duty of care enshrined into law

Climate change duty of care enshrined into law

There’s a new standard that needs to be considered for the approvals of coal mines. Eight high school students have welcomed final orders in their historic court case that found the Federal Environment Minister has a duty to avoid causing children harm when approving a new coal project.   Sharma v Minister for the Environment In… ...

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Jul 07, 2021
Land deal signed off for training facilities

Land deal signed off for training facilities

The Palaszczuk Government has struck a deal to secure land for training of Australian and Singaporean military personnel in North and Central Queensland. The leasing arrangements for land at Greenvale and Shoalwater Bay have been finalised – paving the way for the government to create almost 600 new jobs, said Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. “This base… ...

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Jul 06, 2021
Peak body outlines its preferred process to enable mine development

Peak body outlines its preferred process to enable mine development

A mining peak industry body is advocating for ‘stable, predictable and practical frameworks to enable responsible land-based development’. It comes in the shadow of the findings of a Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia which is conducting an inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia. On tabling the interim report, Northern…...

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Jul 06, 2021
Glencore announces a new Chair

Glencore announces a new Chair

The board of Glencore has announced a successor for Chairman Tony Hayward. He’ll be replaced by Kalidas Madhavpeddi as of 30 July. Tony Hayward was appointed to the Board at the time of the Company’s IPO in May 2011 and appointed as Chairman in 2013.  Following consultation with the Company’s largest institutional shareholders it was… ...

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Jul 05, 2021
Latest tenders issued in Central Queensland

Latest tenders issued in Central Queensland

Mackay council has advertised for trades, specialist and general services while Carmichael Mine has advertised for Twin Wilden pumps skid assembly. These and more tenders are detailed below in a list found on the Tenderlink website and presented by Central Highlands Development Corporation…. ...

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Jul 02, 2021
High quality coal substitutes a climate solution

High quality coal substitutes a climate solution

The head of Pembroke Resources said the company’s proposed Bowen Basin mine is part of the climate change solution and would help Australia meet its emissions targets. The company has received a $175 Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility loan to help develop the Olive Downs Mine about 40 kilometres southeast of Moranbah. Related: Olive Downs developed… ...

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