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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...

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...

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...

Massive mining growth in store

Story Published: 3 Jan 2012

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

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...

Mining in Central Queensland is here for the long term

Story Published: 18 Sep 2013

THE resources sector has a long-term future.

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...

Coal export earnings fall from previous year

Story Published: 21 Mar 2013

IT COULD take half a decade for Queensland’s coal exporters to match the revenue they were earning just 12 months ago.

BHP won't approve new major projects this financial year

Story Published: 16 May 2013

WAVES of investment into Central Queensland from BHP Billiton have already started to recede.

Record-breaking investment in our resources industry

Story Published: 28 Nov 2012

THE hiccuping of Queensland’s traditional engine room in Central Queensland is being drowned out by the economic roars from...


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