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May 25, 2021
Coal project to push ahead despite legal water woes

Coal project to push ahead despite legal water woes

A Federal Court ruling has come down against Central Queensland’s Carmichael coal project on the issue of its North Galilee Water Scheme approval. ...

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May 25, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Updates from Centrex Metals, Zenith Minerals, Ausmex, Aeon Metals, Pure Hydrogen and State Gas in this week’s exploration, mining and processing briefs. Mencel takes the helm at Centrex The company behind the Ardmore phosphate project in North-West Queensland has a new chief executive officer. Robert Mencel is an engineering and mining executive with more than… ...

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May 24, 2021
Arrest after Carmichael protest action

Arrest after Carmichael protest action

A Victorian man is due to face Mackay Magistrates Court on multiple charges on June 8 after a protest action on a Carmichael rail construction site north-west of Clermont. Police said the 23-year-old man faced counts of trespass, contravene direction or requirement, use dangerous attachment device to cause halt to operation of plant or equipment,… ...

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May 24, 2021
Step forward for $1.3b Dysart coal proposal

Step forward for $1.3b Dysart coal proposal

A $1.3 billion Dysart coal project set to generate 1000 jobs in construction and 500 in peak operation has entered the next stage in the approvals process. Public submissions opened this week (May 24) on the Environmental Impact Statement for BMA’s Saraji East project. The project would see a new underground coal mine developed adjacent… ...

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May 24, 2021
Drilling underway at Hillalong coal project

Drilling underway at Hillalong coal project

Bowen Coking Coal has kicked off a drilling campaign of up to 11 exploration holes at its Hillalong project. ...

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May 23, 2021
Mackay company refocus on manufacturing

Mackay company refocus on manufacturing

Partner provided content M&P Services (Qld) Pty Ltd has announced plans to cease its general transport operations and place all their focus on the Transportable Building (Manufacture, Hire & Sales) division.  With revenue in the transportable building division representing more than 80 per cent of the company turnover, it is no surprise that this would… ...

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May 22, 2021
Bowen Basin Geologists Group – 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium

Bowen Basin Geologists Group – 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium

The Bowen Basin Geologists Group (BBGG) invites you to the 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium in Mackay from 24th to 26th August. The three-day Bowen Basin Symposium is the premier event hosted by the BBGG, a volunteer-led special interest group of the Geological Society of Australia (GSA).  The Symposium has been held every 5 years since its inception in 1985, making this the 8th such event (delayed by o...

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May 21, 2021
Thumbs up for Glencore’s welding training program

Thumbs up for Glencore’s welding training program

A new welder competency training program developed by Glencore Coal Assets Australia has been welcomed by Australia’s governing body for welding. Glencore’s asset management team created the new program to improve consistency among fabricators, boilermakers and third party repairers across their coaI operations. Reliability engineer Garry Horner said there were several standards that c...

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May 21, 2021
New owners reveal Millennium restart plans

New owners reveal Millennium restart plans

New owners have enlisted Coal Augering Services to kick off coal production at the Mavis Downs and Millennium site, due to recommence operations in July. A joint venture of M Resources and Stanmore Coal (now known as Stanmore Resources) have an agreement to acquire the mothballed assets from Peabody Energy for an upfront payment of… ...

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