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Mar 30, 2021
Dawson South deal adds $200m to Macmahon order book

Dawson South deal adds $200m to Macmahon order book

Macmahon Holdings is finalising a contract worth about $200 million to provide surface mining services for Dawson South mine near Moura in Central Queensland. Dawson South is part of the Dawson metallurgical coal operation, which is a joint venture between Anglo American and Japan’s Mitsui Group. Macmahon’s contract starts in July 2021 and runs for… ...

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Mar 29, 2021
Gladstone alert as COVID cases spark Brisbane lockdown

Gladstone alert as COVID cases spark Brisbane lockdown

Greater Brisbane will go into a three-day lockdown from 5pm today (March 29) and restrictions will come into force across Queensland after cases of COVID-19 transmission in the community. The lockdown comes after 10 new cases in Queensland overnight including four confirmed cases of community transmission – one a man who visited Gladstone between March… ...

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Mar 25, 2021
Resource sector brings a job an hour, and then some

Resource sector brings a job an hour, and then some

The Queensland resources sector defied the COVID-19 global pandemic by adding 10,259 jobs – or more than one extra job every hour – over the 12 months to February this year, a peak mining group says. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) chief executive Ian Macfarlane said the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures showed a 15… ...

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Mar 25, 2021
Make-do machinery provisions on mine sites

Make-do machinery provisions on mine sites

Industries reliant on heavy machinery are needing to make-do under COVID-19 restrictions. Freight forwarder CMX Global says the importation of machinery has been heavily impacted over the past 12 months due to pandemic restrictions. Continuous operations Global projects manager Adrian Peterson says most operational sites are not in a position where they can switch on… ...

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Mar 25, 2021
Rockfire starts Copper Dome helicopter surveys

Rockfire starts Copper Dome helicopter surveys

A helicopter has arrived on site for survey work at Rockfire Resources’ Copper Dome porphyry copper project in Central Queensland. The company is kicking off aeromagnetic and radiometric survey work at the site, which has the historical name of Mount Leslie. Rockfire chief executive officer David Price said the company expected the geophysical surveys to… ...

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Mar 24, 2021
Rockhampton workshop to help suppliers

Rockhampton workshop to help suppliers

Advance Rockhampton’s 2021 Supplier Development Workshop is coming up next week (March 31), with limited spaces remaining.Advance Rockhampton says the program is specifically designed to help break down the challenges faced by small to medium business owners engaging with the resource and project industry.The 2021 workshop will focus on procurement processes including the following key…...

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Mar 23, 2021
Limestone milestone at Barney Point

Limestone milestone at Barney Point

Gladstone Ports Corporation is celebrating a milestone at Barney Point, with the first limestone export since the facility was transformed into a multi-commodity bulk export terminal. Over 11 days, local trucking companies loaded the locally mined limestone from Graymont Australia’s mine in Calliope onto the vessel. The 50,000-tonne domestic export of limestone is part of… ...

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Mar 23, 2021
Machinery slow to move across the docks

Machinery slow to move across the docks

Freight forwarders handling heavy machinery for mining and civil industries are warning of continued delays to services. CMX Global organises heavy vehicle movements, among others, around the world and global account manager, Brisbane-based Kira Seeley says the business is still not back to pre-pandemic levels. Related: Second-hand machinery demand soars Ms Seeley says they also… ...

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Mar 22, 2021
Rockhampton hosts major projects briefing

Rockhampton hosts major projects briefing

Local contractors are invited to learn about major projects in the Capricorn region and how they can be involved at an industry networking event this week. The 2021 Capricorn Major Projects Update will be held at the Rockhampton Leagues Club, 3pm to 6pm, March 25. It will include presentations from the Great Barrier Reef Foundation,… ...

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