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Feb 22, 2021
Training opportunities with  BMA

Training opportunities with BMA

BMA is recruiting for 67 trainees in its Bowen Basin operations as it welcomes 60 new apprentices to the fold. “We take great pride in training members of our community to become part of our team,” BMA asset president James Palmer said. “During a challenging time for our industry, we’re creating more than 120 jobs that provide a pathway to a career in mining...

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Oct 14, 2020
Thiess secures $110m Caval Ridge contract extension

Thiess secures $110m Caval Ridge contract extension

Thiess has won a $110 million contract extension to provide mining services at BMA’s Caval Ridge mine in the Bowen Basin.The 12-month extension will see Thiess continue to operate and maintain three 600-tonne excavator fleets to move additional overburden for the Caval Ridge Mine operation. “We’re proud to continue our work at Caval Ridge where we have a proven track record of delivering...

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Oct 13, 2020
Evolution boss quizzed over QRC election campaign row

Evolution boss quizzed over QRC election campaign row

Australia’s third biggest gold miner has pledged to maintain its membership of the Queensland Resources Council amid fallout from the group’s anti-green election campaign. The Vote Greens Last advertising campaign saw BHP and Origin Energy suspend their QRC memberships in protest. However, Evolution Mining executive chairman Jake Klein refused to be drawn on his opinion at the Diggers and...

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Sep 02, 2020
Coal company signs up for renewable power supply

Coal company signs up for renewable power supply

BHP has signed a deal that will see it meet half of the electricity needs across its Queensland coal mines from low-emissions sources, including solar and wind. The company says the renewable power purchasing agreement will help it halve emissions from electricity use in its Queensland operations by 2025, based on FY2020 levels. The agreement, with state-owned clean energy generator and re...

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Jun 22, 2020
BMA leads the push for diversity

BMA leads the push for diversity

A push to recruit and train more leaders from diverse backgrounds will see 44 new jobs for production and maintenance supervisors created at the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s coal operations in Queensland. The recruitment drive, which began last Friday, will equip people with limited mining knowledge with the practical skills and leadership coaching required to lead and inspire teams at BMA. A...

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Jun 19, 2020
Miner backs Bowen Basin mental health program

Miner backs Bowen Basin mental health program

Resource company Mitsubishi Development is funding a $500,000 pilot program to improve mental health services for people in the Bowen Basin as communities deal with the impact of COVID-19. The program is being run out of Wesley Medical Research’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Research Centre and aims to develop a new model of care to improve mental health outcomes. Mitsubishi Development ha...

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