BHP's coal supplies facing delays

Story Published: 5 Apr 2012

EVEN with Central Queensland miners returning to the coalface, BHP cannot promise its international customers their coal...

Bhp Billiton, Bowen Basin, Cfmeu, Coal Export, Strike Action

Mine bans Jack3d supplement

Story Published: 13 Jan 2012

THE pre-training supplement known as Jack3d has been banned at a Bowen Basin mine after reports workers were using the...

Ban, Bowen Basin, Deedi, Diet, Health Risks, Jack3D, Miners, Supplement

Mine workers to strike again

Story Published: 5 Apr 2012

WORKERS at seven BHP Bowen Basin coalmines look to strike again in protest against the company's latest enterprise...

Bhp, Bma, Bowen Basin, Cfmeu

Coalminer strike could last a week

Story Published: 28 Mar 2012

THE coalminer strike that threatens to hobble BHP Billiton’s Bowen Basin operations could last a week if nothing...

Amwu, Bhp, Bowen Basin, Cfmeu, Etu, Strike

MAP: Newlands mine coal exhausted by June, 100 jobs to go

Story Published: 14 Apr 2016

Newlands Northern coal mine set to close in June this year, more than six months after original date

Bowen Basin, Coal, Glencore, Newlands Northern Mine

Massive mining growth in store

Story Published: 3 Jan 2012

GET ready for the next mining boom because it's on its way.

Bowen Basin, Fifo, Michael Roche, Mining, Queensland Resources Council

More than 4000 jobs disappear from CQ mines, says CFMEU

Story Published: 27 May 2016

MINING union figures show more than 4000 jobs have been shed at Central Queensland mines since 2012

Bowen Basin, Cfmeu, Employment, Jobs, Mining, Queensland Resources Council

UPDATE: CFMEU National President meets with Peabody

Story Published: 18 Apr 2016

CFMEU National President Tony Maher said he "doesn't see anything imminent" for Peabody's Australian mines, following it's...

Bowen Basin, Editors Picks, Energy, Mining, Peabody, Queensland Mines

Mining waste to fuel Australia’s petrol independence

Story Published: 5 Aug 2015

A REDUCED cost in coal mining, creation of 300 jobs and a step in the right direction for Australia to be self sufficient...

Bowen Basin, Coal, Fuel, Mining

Business short of skilled crew

Story Published: 17 Dec 2011

BUSINESSES throughout the Bowen Basin are struggling to find qualified staff, but will importing skilled workers from...

Bowen Basin, Businesses, Staff

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