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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
Environment impact the next step on the Big Rocks Weir decision

Environment impact the next step on the Big Rocks Weir decision

The $60 million Big Rocks Weir project is a step closer with the release of the terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement. Big Rocks Weir is one of three water infrastructure projects in the broader Burdekin Catchment currently undergoing full EIS assessment processes as coordinated projects. Two others are the proposed raising… ...

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Jul 05, 2021
No-pay, no-play rule invoked as watchdog bares its teeth

No-pay, no-play rule invoked as watchdog bares its teeth

The state’s building industry watchdog has posted a big, ‘you’re not welcome’ to operators who’re not meeting standards. One hundred and twenty-nine [129] building trade licensees have been hit with conditions preventing them from providing tenders or quotes, or doing new work until they provide their financial information to the State’s building industry watchdog.  They… ...

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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 01, 2021
New minimum wage

New minimum wage

The minimum wage increase has taken affect. The Fair Work Ombudsman is reminding employers that the national minimum wage is now $20.33 per hour (up from $19.84) or $772.60 per week (up from $753.80). On 16 June 2021, the Fair Work Commission announced  a 2.5 per cent increase to the national minimum wage, following its Annual Wage… ...

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Jul 01, 2021
Loan facilitates the creation of hundreds of jobs

Loan facilitates the creation of hundreds of jobs

More than 500 new mining jobs are closer to fruition following the announcement of a loan to Olive Downs owners Pembroke. Olive Downs is a metallurgical coal lease located 40 kms southeast of Moranbah. The Federal Government has approved a loan of $175 million to support the mine’s first stage of development which includes rail, and… ...

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Jul 01, 2021
Anglo’s annual Australian payout more than $4000 million

Anglo’s annual Australian payout more than $4000 million

Anglo American has put a figure of its total tax and economic contribution in Australia at more than S4,084 million. It’s contained in a recently released report detailing the company’s tax contribution around the world. In Australia, more than $2,344.4 million was spent on ‘total procurement’ and $693.5 million paid in total taxes including $96.5… ...

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Jul 01, 2021
Olive Downs gets NAIF boost

Olive Downs gets NAIF boost

Pembroke Resources has welcomed the investment decision by the Board of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to provide a loan facility of up to $175 million with a tenor of ten years to finance the development of the Olive Downs Steelmaking Coal Complex (Olive Downs) in the Bowen Basin.  Pembroke is committed to constructing… ...

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Jun 30, 2021
Road building drives jobs and stimulates business in Isaac budget

Road building drives jobs and stimulates business in Isaac budget

Isaac Regional Council has adopted a multi-million-dollar road infrastructure budget to improve the region’s local network and support jobs. A total of $15.7M roads investment will be delivered as part of Council’s 2021-22 Budget. The 13 major projects will stimulate the local economy and deliver better roads for Isaac region’s ratepayers, said Mayor Anne Baker…. ...

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