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WATCH: Work starts on Adani’s open cut mine

premium_icon WATCH: Work starts on Adani’s open cut mine

The mine is on track to export first coal in 2021.

Resource sector injects billions into CQ communities

premium_icon Resource sector injects billions into CQ communities

FULL LIST: Find out how much the industry spends in your region.

‘Better deal’ for CQ miners in BHP workplace fight: Union

premium_icon ‘Better deal’ for CQ miners in BHP workplace fight: Union

CFMEU says ruling means miners are a step closer to better pay and conditions.

Mackay business unveils groundbreaking mine blast tech

premium_icon Mackay business unveils groundbreaking mine blast tech

‘It’s a game changer as far as drill and blast operations are concerned’

Methane gas ignition at second CQ mine

premium_icon Methane gas ignition at second CQ mine

The mining company has described it as a ‘localised’ incident.

The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

premium_icon The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

Town’s ‘longest serving resident’ fears she will be forced out.

Miner’s death could have happened one of four ways

premium_icon Miner’s death could have happened one of four ways

'It is likely he has tripped or slipped and ended up where he ended up'

500 JOBS: Miner mulls over CQ metallurgical project

premium_icon 500 JOBS: Miner mulls over CQ metallurgical project

PLUS FULL LIST: Where the jobs could be if mine projects are fast-tracked

‘Huge impact’: Miner sacks 230 Mastermyne workers

premium_icon ‘Huge impact’: Miner sacks 230 Mastermyne workers

$20 million contract not renewed in major blow for workers.

Grosvenor miners injured in blast take steps to recovery

premium_icon Grosvenor miners injured in blast take steps to recovery

The four men have been in hospital since the May 6 disaster.

200 jobs on offer at Adani coal contract

premium_icon 200 jobs on offer at Adani coal contract

Mackay-based company lands major Carmichael mine contract.

‘A kick in the guts’: Cruel blow for sacked CQ miner

premium_icon ‘A kick in the guts’: Cruel blow for sacked CQ miner

Labour hire worker, 64, says his treatment at mine was ‘deadset wrong’.

Coal price pain compounded by China tension: Economist

premium_icon Coal price pain compounded by China tension: Economist

How Aus-China tensions could impact country’s recovery.

‘It’s quiet’: Falling coal prices hit Mackay businesses

premium_icon ‘It’s quiet’: Falling coal prices hit Mackay businesses

‘I don’t think we have seen the worst of it.’

Anglo flags ongoing combustion risk at Grosvenor mine

premium_icon Anglo flags ongoing combustion risk at Grosvenor mine

Second blast believed to have occurred only a month after the Grosvenor...

Jobs on offer as driverless trucks expand to second mine

premium_icon Jobs on offer as driverless trucks expand to second mine

The full rollout of 34 trucks will be completed by late 2021.

Timeline of tragedy in Bowen Basin mines

premium_icon Timeline of tragedy in Bowen Basin mines

Queensland’s mining industry has been plagued by tragedy over the past two years.

Year on from Middlemount tragedy: Report sheds new light

premium_icon Year on from Middlemount tragedy: Report sheds new light

MINE TRAGEDY: What happened to David Routledge?

Free lung health checks for mine, quarry workers

premium_icon Free lung health checks for mine, quarry workers

‘Mandatory screening is critical for early detection.’

Adani lands conservation area ‘126 times’ bigger than mine

premium_icon Adani lands conservation area ‘126 times’ bigger than mine

It is one of the largest privately managed conservation areas in Qld

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