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Aug 17, 2021
Monadelphous lands new CQ contracts

Monadelphous lands new CQ contracts

Engineering company Monadelphous Group has bagged a trio of construction and maintenance contracts in Central Queensland. Monadelphous has been awarded a new three-year contract with Queensland Alumina Limited to continue to provide general mechanical maintenance services at its operations in Gladstone. The company has also secured a 10-month extension to its contract with BHP Mitsubishi… T...

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Jul 12, 2021
Electric transporters aid underground air quality

Electric transporters aid underground air quality

BMA’s Broadmeadow Mine has introduced two battery electric personnel transporters, in a move to help reduce diesel particulate matter (DPM) exposure in underground workings. “Diesel machines create a real hazard in an underground mine and we’ve been on a journey over the past four years to reduce these DPM emissions in the ventilation system,” Broadmeadow… This content is for iQ...

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Mar 26, 2021
Isaac students in future skills pilot program

Isaac students in future skills pilot program

In a Queensland first, students from the Isaac region are being offered specialised training in new, digital, and autonomous technologies through the Resource Centre of Excellence in Mackay. The training is part of a pilot program designed by the Queensland Future Skills Partnership to prepare people for the emerging skills demands and employment opportunities of… This content is for iQ Ind...

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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… This content is for iQ Indus...

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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… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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Oct 13, 2020
Civmec to build new Hay Point shiploader

Civmec to build new Hay Point shiploader

Civmec has announced a major contract win with BHP Mitsubishi Alliance as part of a cluster of projects it has been awarded with a total value of about $175 million. BMA has engaged Civmec to fabricate, modularise and commission a 1800-tonne shiploader for Hay Point terminal. The large material handling equipment will be fabricated at… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ...

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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… This content is for...

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Oct 09, 2020
Jasper truck’s unusual hue a touchstone for inclusion

Jasper truck’s unusual hue a touchstone for inclusion

A new Komatsu 930E-5 haul truck at BMA’s Goonyella Riverside Mine stands out from the rest – with its tray painted turquoise in celebration of BHP’s LGBT+ ally community, Jasper. The group’s name was inspired by the gemstone jasper – an opaque and fine-grained variety of quartz known for its unique multi-coloured patterns – reflecting… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland,...

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Sep 18, 2020
General Manager appointed to Resources Centre of Excellence

General Manager appointed to Resources Centre of Excellence

The Resources Centre of Excellence (RCOE) has announced Mackay business leader Steven Boxall as General Manager.  Mr Boxall will return to Mackay to start the new position in early October after a successful period as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barcaldine Regional Council.  RCOE is a skills and innovation incubator tasked with sustaining the… This content is for iQ Indus...

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