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Methane gas ignition at second CQ mine

Premium Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content ‘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 Content 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 Content 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 Content ‘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 Content 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 Content ‘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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Adani lands conservation area ‘126 times’ bigger than mine

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

No clear end to mining giant’s work from home plan

Premium Content No clear end to mining giant’s work from home plan

Workers were ordered off sites in April. When will they return?

State targets ‘green economy’ with $10m new minerals boost

Premium Content State targets ‘green economy’ with $10m new minerals boost

Premier says COVID-19 has accelerated demand for new minerals.

Mining giant’s $2.3m funding boost to Mackay METS

Premium Content Mining giant’s $2.3m funding boost to Mackay METS

Cash splash set to supercharge impact of region’s new resources hub

CQ mine ramps up to full production, employs 430

Premium Content CQ mine ramps up to full production, employs 430

The Bowen Basin mine was officially opened less than a year ago.

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