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Aug 06, 2020
Coal giant Peabody details global jobs cull

Coal giant Peabody details global jobs cull

Peabody’s latest quarterly report has outlined cost cutting measures across its Australian and United States operations in the face of reduced coal demand and pricing. Over the past 18 months, Peabody has reduced its workforce by about 24 per cent. This includes 450 jobs shed since April, including contractors, across several mines – taking the… ...

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Jul 16, 2020
Adani breaks ground for Carmichael box-cut

Adani breaks ground for Carmichael box-cut

Adani Mining has kicked off work on the box-cut for its Carmichael coal mine, in what new chief executive officer David Boshoff hailed as a significant milestone in the construction schedule. “We are on track to export first coal in 2021,” Mr Boshoff said. “It’s great to see our big new gear, the Liebherr R… ...

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Jul 09, 2020
Changes at the top for Adani Mining

Changes at the top for Adani Mining

Adani Mining has announced changes to its leadership as development of the Carmichael mine progresses towards first coal in 2021. Adani Mining chief executive officer Lucas Dow will step down from the role of CEO and take up the role of director of the Board of Adani Mining. Current project director David Boshoff will take… ...

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Jul 08, 2020
New Hope sheds staff as New Acland doubt drags on

New Hope sheds staff as New Acland doubt drags on

New Hope says workers at its corporate office have become the latestcasualties of the State Government’s indecision over New Acland Stage 3. The company announced that 14 per cent of its corporate workforce had been made redundant due to the uncertainty surrounding New Acland Stage 3 and the decline in coal production from New Acland…. ...

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Jul 07, 2020
G&S snags major Adani works contract

G&S snags major Adani works contract

Mackay-based G&S Engineering will build the coal handling plant for Adani’s Carmichael coal project in a contract expected to support 200 jobs. Adani Mining chief executive officer Lucas Dow said G&S Engineering, owned by DRA Global, was a leading provider of services to the Australian resources sector, having completed similar work for other coal mines… ...

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Jun 29, 2020
Carmichael construction kicks on

Carmichael construction kicks on

Adani Mining has released footage of its Liebherr 996 excavator and CAT 796 dump trucks completing their first dig and haulage operations at the Carmichael coal project. The company said the machines were digging and hauling materials to make roads at the site. The Liebherr 996 is one of the largest production diggers in the… ...

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Jun 23, 2020
Adani marks Carmichael coal milestone

Adani marks Carmichael coal milestone

Adani has marked 12 months since the start of construction of its Carmichael coal and rail project with a visual wrap-up of project highlights. It includes this month’s awarding of a $350 million-plus civil construction contract to Queensland-based BMD. The BMD work package is expected to generate 600 jobs and the company says the majority of… ...

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Jun 18, 2020
New Hope rejects unlawful mining allegation

New Hope rejects unlawful mining allegation

New Hope Group has vehemently rejected suggestions it is unlawfully mining at Acland, after allegations the company had taken $500 million of coal in an area for which it never applied. ABC news reported that opponents had raised concerns that the West Pit area being mined at New Acland was outside the mine footprint the… ...

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Jun 17, 2020
New Hope on warpath over Stage 3 approvals

New Hope on warpath over Stage 3 approvals

New Hope Group has slammed ‘unfathomable’ hold-ups over its New Acland Stage 3 coal mine plans after meeting with the State Government last week to present a roadmap to final approvals for the project. If approved, the extension project would create more than 450 new jobs, generate $7 billion dollars for the State economy and… ...

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