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Mackay business unveils groundbreaking mine blast tech

Premium Content 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 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.

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’.

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.

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

New mine: CQ coal project promises 2350 jobs

Premium Content New mine: CQ coal project promises 2350 jobs

A new billion-dollar mine has been proposed for the Bowen Basin

Mining ‘development on steroids’ needed during recession

Premium Content Mining ‘development on steroids’ needed during recession

MP calls for fast-tracking of Central Queensland coal mines.

Claims workers are being silenced a month after tragedy

Premium Content Claims workers are being silenced a month after tragedy

“We know that workers have come under pressure not to speak up."

CQ mine prepares site for driverless truck future

Premium Content CQ mine prepares site for driverless truck future

Mining giant gives update on autonomous truck rollout.

Senior miners join Qld safety board

Premium Content Senior miners join Qld safety board

The four miners have more than 70 years of experience combined.

CQ miners join class action to recover millions

Premium Content CQ miners join class action to recover millions

The class action aims to claw back entitlements worth at least $12 million.

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