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Carmichael

Apr 16, 2021
Police investigate incident at coalfields work camp

Police investigate incident at coalfields work camp

Police are investigating an alleged assault at an accommodation camp linked to the Carmichael coal mine and rail project in Central Queensland. News Ltd reported that the incident was an alleged rape of a woman, however the Queensland Police Service and Bravus Mining and Resources have not provided further details on nature of the case…. ...

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Apr 15, 2021
Orana fires up for Carmichael rail job

Orana fires up for Carmichael rail job

Queensland’s Orana Drill and Blast has just finished up its largest civil construction task to date – undertaking controlled blasts to break up the equivalent of 1.3 million tonnes of earth to clear a rail corridor for the Carmichael Rail Project. The contractor started work on the Central Queensland project in October last year and… ...

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Mar 24, 2021
Anti-coal activists lock on at Carmichael work site

Anti-coal activists lock on at Carmichael work site

Police were called to the Carmichael coal construction site this morning, where three people are reported to have locked on to equipment in a protest that Frontline Action on Coal said was intended to halt progress on the project’s rail line development. The activist group said the three women had come from the New South… ...

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Mar 22, 2021
Martinus beefs up Carmichael rail project fleet

Martinus beefs up Carmichael rail project fleet

An array of specialised track equipment has arrived at the Carmichael coal project site, where Martinus is building the miner’s rail network. The fleet includes two completely rebuilt locomotives, DC 4571 and DC 4444, which arrived last week to build the track. Two continuous track lifters, one track-laying machine, flash butt welding units, a high-production… ...

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Mar 05, 2021
Picture this – Carmichael’s star snappers on show

Picture this – Carmichael’s star snappers on show

Inspired by images contractors and staff posted on social media, Bravus Mining and Resources recently laid out a challenge for keen photographers at its Carmichael coal project in Central Queensland. This page shares some of the entries submitted to the Carmichael photo competition. The first prize winners were Troy Fenech (best overall) and Joe Hayes… ...

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Mar 02, 2021
Activist back in court as Adani battle continues

Activist back in court as Adani battle continues

Anti-Adani protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court in Brisbane to back activist Ben Pennings in the latest round of his legal battle with the mining company. The Carmichael coal project proponent began civil proceeedings against Mr Pennings last year, saying the Galilee Blockade spokesman had been instrumental in organising blockades and the occupation of suppliers’ offices…. ...

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Feb 08, 2021
Secret for real estate recovery

Secret for real estate recovery

Carmichael Mine has been a big factor in helping dig at least two Queensland regional centres out of a real estate rut. But the catalyst for significantly increased residential market activity is owed to government incentives say North Queensland property specialists, Knight Frank. The mine is recording 1,600 movements a month through Rockhampton airport where… ...

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Feb 05, 2021
Bravus hits back at rail site run-off allegations

Bravus hits back at rail site run-off allegations

Bravus Mining and Resources has hit back at allegations that poor sediment controls on the massive Carmichael coal construction project are causing environmental damage. The Mackay Conservation Group this week said it believed conditions imposed on the company’s rail project to protect nearby waterways from contamination may have been breached.  MCG’s lawyers at Environmental Justi...

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Dec 15, 2020
Track taking shape at Carmichael coal project

Track taking shape at Carmichael coal project

Bravus Mining and Resources has shown off progress at the Carmichael coal project, where contractors this week started laying track for a 200km railway line. Between 900m and 1.2km of track is being laid daily at each end of the railway simultaneously, the Adani-owned business says. Bravus chief executive officer David Boshoff said the materials… ...

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