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Mar 29, 2021
Golding wins $120m work extension at Baralaba North

Golding wins $120m work extension at Baralaba North

Golding Contractors has secured a 12-month extension to its contract at Baralaba North mine, adding about $120 million and taking the work through to June 2022. Golding has provided the contract mining services at the Wonbindi Coal-owned mine since 2018. This includes maintaining and operating a client-owned fleet of equipment. Baralaba North is an open-cut… ...

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Mar 22, 2021
Martinus beefs up Carmichael rail project fleet

Martinus beefs up Carmichael rail project fleet

An array of specialised track equipment has arrived at the Carmichael coal project site, where Martinus is building the miner’s rail network. The fleet includes two completely rebuilt locomotives, DC 4571 and DC 4444, which arrived last week to build the track. Two continuous track lifters, one track-laying machine, flash butt welding units, a high-production… ...

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Mar 05, 2021
Picture this – Carmichael’s star snappers on show

Picture this – Carmichael’s star snappers on show

Inspired by images contractors and staff posted on social media, Bravus Mining and Resources recently laid out a challenge for keen photographers at its Carmichael coal project in Central Queensland. This page shares some of the entries submitted to the Carmichael photo competition. The first prize winners were Troy Fenech (best overall) and Joe Hayes… ...

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Dec 15, 2020
Track taking shape at Carmichael coal project

Track taking shape at Carmichael coal project

Bravus Mining and Resources has shown off progress at the Carmichael coal project, where contractors this week started laying track for a 200km railway line. Between 900m and 1.2km of track is being laid daily at each end of the railway simultaneously, the Adani-owned business says. Bravus chief executive officer David Boshoff said the materials… ...

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Dec 02, 2020
Bravus fined $26,000 for Carmichael infringements

Bravus fined $26,000 for Carmichael infringements

Bravus Mining & Resources has coughed up almost $26,000 in fines for what it describes as misinterpreting environmental reporting requirements on its Carmichael coal project. The federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment  issued two infringement notices totalling $25,920 in late October to Adani Mining – recently rebranded as Bravus. It said they had… ...

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Nov 26, 2020
Crane to take port capability to new heights

Crane to take port capability to new heights

A new ship-to-shore crane standing almost 100m tall is set to boost capacity at Port of Townsville as part of a $30 million upgrade to its multi-user cargo handling facility. The Liebherr Super Post Panamax Ship-to-Shore crane is the first ship-to-shore crane purchased by the Port of Townsville since the 1970s and is due to… ...

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Nov 24, 2020
CIMIC Group shifts on payment terms

CIMIC Group shifts on payment terms

Major contractor CIMIC Group is returning to 30-day payment terms for its small business suppliers and subcontractors in Australia. The group – whose operating companies include CPB Contractors, UGL, Thiess and Sedgman – said the policy would be implemented progressively in the coming months.   The group came under fire late last year when UGL’s payment… ...

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Oct 31, 2020
Roc-Drill heads north after Ravenswood contract win

Roc-Drill heads north after Ravenswood contract win

Roc-Drill is relocating its headquarters to Townsville after winning a six-year contract to conduct production blast hole drilling at the Ravenswood Gold mine. The company plans to have 11 silenced drills and a large array of support equipment on the project, as well as employing more than 70 local personnel at the gold site. The… ...

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Oct 27, 2020
Growth spurt for Coxons  cooling business

Growth spurt for Coxons cooling business

Cooling solutions supplier Coxons Group is investing more than $1 million to expand its Rockhampton facilities. The upgrades will include a 400sqm washdown and strip bay, with additional engineering and fabrication facilities, while a new sandblast, painting and storage facility is to be constructed on an adjacent block. The company said the Rockhampton expansions were… ...

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