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200 JOBS: Joint venture to acquire CQ mine

Premium Content 200 JOBS: Joint venture to acquire CQ mine

Mining operations will restart from July 2021 in a ‘shot in the arm for...

CQ operator hits mining giant with $1.2 million claim

Premium Content CQ operator hits mining giant with $1.2 million claim

The 58 year old claims he will not have a job in the next six months because of an...

Mining union slams two key elements of IR bill

Premium Content Mining union slams two key elements of IR bill

The mining union’s Tony Maher says new industrial relations laws will drive down...

Blast in underground mine truck sparks statewide safety push

Premium Content Blast in underground mine truck sparks statewide safety push

Early investigations found non-compliant chemicals were used to charge the...

Three-month adjournment for CQ mine death case

Premium Content Three-month adjournment for CQ mine death case

Allan Houston died almost two years ago on NYE when his dozer rolled off an...

Police on scene as protester halts CQ rail project

Premium Content Police on scene as protester halts CQ rail project

‘I don’t want to be arrested, but I don’t want the mine to go ahead even more’

The staggering amount resources sector pumps into CQ

Premium Content The staggering amount resources sector pumps into CQ

Billions was contributed to both the Gladstone and Rockhampton regions last...

Jobs loom as mining firm trials huge biomass project in CQ

Premium Content Jobs loom as mining firm trials huge biomass project in CQ

“The project has the potential to be a catalyst for the large-scale export of...

Adani provides update on mine, railway project

Premium Content Adani provides update on mine, railway project

Adani has said they are still powering ahead despite the pandemic

#StopAdani convoy celebrates anniversary, MP claims victory

Premium Content #StopAdani convoy celebrates anniversary, MP claims victory

It was a clash of two worlds when the environmentalist convoy came to Central...

Mining giant launches games night for CQ communities

Premium Content Mining giant launches games night for CQ communities

Test your general knowledge and be in with a chance to win a $250 local spend...

Mining boss responds to COVID-19 safety concerns

Premium Content Mining boss responds to COVID-19 safety concerns

As the impact of COVID-19 is felt around the world, a mining boss has revealed his...

Coronavirus test results return for Hail Creek mine staff

Premium Content Coronavirus test results return for Hail Creek mine staff

Two workers at the Central Queensland mine were isolated due to flu-like...

Excavator bucket linked to mine death not fully examined

Premium Content Excavator bucket linked to mine death not fully examined

The 30-year-old boilermaker died at a CQ mine while cutting a large excavator wear...

Push to shield mine supervisors from industrial manslaughter

Premium Content Push to shield mine supervisors from industrial manslaughter

Union claims the move would ‘make a mockery of leadership accountability on mine...

CQ coal miner suing for $1.4m over negligence claim

Premium Content CQ coal miner suing for $1.4m over negligence claim

Mining giant faces million dollar lawsuit over allegations it placed a worker at...

Inquest to probe methane gas death at CQ mine

Premium Content Inquest to probe methane gas death at CQ mine

The 34 year old father died after he was sent to the wrong site to work on a gas...

‘What happened to my son?’: Broken dad fights for answers

Premium Content ‘What happened to my son?’: Broken dad fights for answers

‘I want to know what happened to my son... I would hate to see someone else go...

Bob Brown makes a CQ New Year resolution

Premium Content Bob Brown makes a CQ New Year resolution

The former Greens leader and environmentalist will return to the region this month ...

New reforms bring stronger protection for mine workers

Premium Content New reforms bring stronger protection for mine workers

The new regulations will come into effect in less than one month.

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