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Jun 07, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Updates on Cannindah Resources, Red River Resources, Metro Mining, Duke Exploration and more in this week’s exploration, mining and processing briefs. Piccadilly drilling program underway Cannindah Resources kicked off drilling at its Piccadilly gold project, 60km north of Charters Towers, over the weekend. The initial program will cover about 23 locations with more than 2500m… ...

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Jun 07, 2021
Mining and METS power prosperity

Mining and METS power prosperity

Australia’s world-class minerals and mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sectors are powerhouse contributors to Australia’s ongoing prosperity, according to analysis by Deloitte Access Economics. Economic Contribution of the Mining and METS sector: Australian estimates found that the sector generated $241.9 billion in value added to the national economy in 2019-20, representing approx...

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Jun 05, 2021
Strong growth in nation’s mining and energy sector

Strong growth in nation’s mining and energy sector

New trade data shows Australia’s resource and energy sector is continuing to perform remarkably well, building on the strong momentum that underpinned previous forecasts for a record year in exports earnings. The positive results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ International Trade in Goods and Services data for April this year support upside potential to… ...

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Jun 04, 2021
Positive trend in Queensland exploration spend

Positive trend in Queensland exploration spend

Queensland exploration expenditure is continuing to grow significantly, setting the foundation for the next generation of projects, State Resources Minister Scott Stewart says. “This week’s Australian Bureau of Statistics data release is more good news for Queensland,” Mr Stewart said. “Investment in Queensland exploration has increased by an impressive 22.5 per cent to $705 million… ...

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Jun 04, 2021
Union on warpath over power plant danger

Union on warpath over power plant danger

The CFMEU is calling for answers on the work practices of Government Owned Corporations, saying last week’s Callide Power Station explosion only narrowly avoided serious injury and death. The union’s Mining and Energy division said site inspections revealed shrapnel punched holes in the walls, roof and shielding of the turbine hall – with part of… ...

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Jun 04, 2021
Wellbeing app attuned to miners’ needs

Wellbeing app attuned to miners’ needs

A new MineWell mobile app is described as being developed by miners for miners to reduce stress and improve wellbeing. The Mineral Council of Australia launched the free app this week, saying the industry was taking action to support the mental health and resilience of its 250,000-strong workforce. MineWell is a preventative mental health and wellbeing app… ...

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Jun 03, 2021
Moranbah North back in business

Moranbah North back in business

Longwall mining operations have restarted at Moranbah North mine, with production expected to ramp up over coming weeks. Mine owner Anglo American said also that mining development activities at the Grosvenor mine had safely resumed this week, as part of a staged approach to restarting longwall mining operations later this year. Operations at Moranbah North… ...

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Jun 03, 2021
Ready and reliable – plug for Australian mining brand

Ready and reliable – plug for Australian mining brand

The Federal Government is plugging Australia’s reputation as a reliable, responsible and ready supplier of mineral resources and energy with its new Global Resources Statement. It is the first part of a $20.1 million Global Resources Strategy, announced in the May Budget, to expand export markets and build on the strength of the nation’s resources… ...

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Jun 03, 2021
Liebherr adds 305-tonne truck to mining line

Liebherr adds 305-tonne truck to mining line

Liebherr has launched its T 274 mining truck, a 305-tonne machine promising fast cycle times, high production rates, low fuel consumption, and a low cost per tonne. The manufacturer said the new addition to its mining product range offered a truck with the largest payload capacity in its class, moving more tonnes each hauling cycle…. ...

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