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Latest Incentive in Queensland aims to attract 3,000 new mining jobs

Bowen Basin targeted The Queensland Government is getting behind a pilot program that, together with an industry group, is hoping to bring thousands of mining equipment and services positions to the Bowen Basin within the next decade. The METS Ignited Bowen Basin Cluster Program is a joint initiative between the state government and METS Ignited, an […]

October 10th, 2017
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, JOB WORK OPPORTUNITIES, MINING OIL GAS, Queensland Tags: , , ,

NEW HOPE WINS MAJOR BUSINESS INNOVATION AWARD FOR MINING REHAB SITE WORKS

New Hope Group’s unique approach to achieving a sustainable, economically productive and environmentally healthy post mine landscape has been recognised nationally overnight by being awarded the 2016 ABA100 Winner of the Australian Business Award for Sustainability. The award, which recognises organisations that execute initiatives demonstrating leadership and commitment to sustainable business practices, was a result […]

October 12th, 2016
Topic: AWARDS PRIZES THE BEST, MINING OIL GAS, REHAB Tags: , , , ,

Bender family says 1000 pigs died from pollution caused by Linc Energy

The family of George Bender have blamed the deaths of 1000 pigs on pollution caused by Linc Energy’s underground coal gasification project at Chinchilla. The Bender family’s submission to the Senate inquiry into CSG regulation showed graphic images of animals affected at their piggery, which was run by George Bender up until his suicide last […]

April 11th, 2016
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, ENERGY PRODUCTION, FARM PROPERTIES, INJUSTICES, MINING OIL GAS, Pigs, POLLUTION, Queensland, STRANGE WIERD ODD, SUICIDES, UNDERGROUND Tags: , , , ,

Inside Coober Pedy, Australia’s Awesome Underground City

It is the biggest opal mining area in the world. It is also home to around 3,500 people of 45 different nationalities, many of them Europeans who arrived in the 1960s in search of fortune. But this small city in southern Australia also lays claim to another rarity: most of its inhabitants live underground. The […]

October 10th, 2015
Topic: CAMERAS PHOTOS, MINING OIL GAS, South Australia, UNDERGROUND Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

$1 million payday for farmers who allow CSG wells on their land

Gregor McNaughton at the site of a coal seam gas exploratory well drilled on his property at Seaspray, Victoria. Allowing such wells could prove financially lucrative, if controversial. Photo: Angela Wylie A farmer whose property hosts four coal seam gas wells would be paid $1 million a decade, gas giant Santos has revealed as it […]

June 26th, 2015
Topic: FREE STUFF, MINING OIL GAS, Money & Investments Tags: , , , ,

Miner teams with QLD agricultural college with free scholarships for farmers

Glencore has partnered with Queensland’s Emerald Agricultural College to help develop a new generation of farmers. The new partnership is designed to support the college’s Australian Primary Industries Production Program (APIP) through scholarships. Glencore will provide five scholarships valued at $10 000 each to students starting the two year APIP program for the agricultural college’s […]

March 13th, 2015
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, EDUCATION TRAINING, GRANTS SUBSIDIES, MINING OIL GAS Tags: None

Glencore providing scholarships for the next generation of farmers

L-R EAC Livestock Instructor Justin Grosskopf, Scholarship recipients Nicola Kerle and Eliza Martel, Glencore’s Ken Dixon, Scholarship recipients Jake Chandler Ashe, Christina Harris and Amanda Campbell, Livestock Instructor Allan Wallen. A partnership between Emerald Agricultural College and Glencore is helping develop Queensland’s next generation of farmers. Five students have been awarded scholarships of $10,000 each […]

March 13th, 2015
Topic: GRANTS SUBSIDIES, JOB WORK OPPORTUNITIES, MINING OIL GAS Tags: None

Over 30,000 job applicants for newly-opened coal mine in Queensland

HERE IS WHERE THE NEW COAL MINING JOBS ARE IN QUEENSLAND Caval Ridge Mine, a joint project of BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi, was opened today by BHP Billiton Coal President, Dean Dalla Valle, and Australian PM Tony Abbott. The US$3.4 billion project is expected to produce up to 5.5 million tonnes metallurgical coal per year and […]

October 14th, 2014
Topic: MINING OIL GAS, Queensland, RESOURCES MINERALS Tags: , , , , , ,

AUSTRALIANS NEED TO BE MINDFULL THAT THEY ARE PRICING THEMSELVES OUT OF THE MARKET IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

AUSTRALIANS ARE PRICING THEMSELVES OUT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY SAYS CHIEF Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh, Kestrel Mine general manager operations John Coughlan and Energy chief executive Harry Kenyon-Slaney inspect the longwall at Kestrel Mine. Source: Supplied RIO Tinto has fired a warning at mining unions telling them they are in danger of pricing […]

March 31st, 2014
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, MINING OIL GAS Tags: , , , , ,

PROPERTY PRICES IN THE MINING AREAS OF WEST AUSTRALIAN DRIVEN UP FURTHER MY THE MINING BOOM

WEST AUSTRALIA PROPERTY OUT OF REACH FOR THE AVERAGE OZZIE Foreign investment and an influx of nearly 1,000 migrants per week to Western Australia have driven up property prices and rent so high that they threaten local participation in each market. Western Australia is the country’s fastest growing economic area as a result of a […]

April 23rd, 2013
Topic: MINING OIL GAS, Money & Investments, PROPERTIES Tags: , , ,