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Nov 22, 2021
Curragh operations halted as death probe continues

Curragh operations halted as death probe continues

The man killed at the Curragh coal mine near Blackwater at the weekend has been identified as experienced dragline operator Clark Peadon. Clark Peadon. Mine owner Coronado Global Resources said Mr Peadon had worked at Curragh since 2006, stating “he was a highly respected member of our team”. Operations at Curragh have been suspended as… This content is for iQ Industry Queenslan...

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Nov 21, 2021
Primary industry chief straddles class

Primary industry chief straddles class

by Robert Dark On entering the offices of the Queensland Resources Council, I needed to resist the urge to take off my shoes. Chief executive Ian Macfarlane answered the door. The rest of the staff were busy. He’s a farmer’s boy with a characteristically hospitable hand shake and a smile.  Farmers take their shoes off… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Nov 21, 2021
Curragh coal mine worker killed

Curragh coal mine worker killed

Investigations are underway after a worker was fatally injured while on duty overnight at Curragh coal mine near Blackwater. Resources Safety and Health Queensland (RSHQ) said the incident occurred prior to 12.40am today. All work on site has ceased. “RSHQ inspectors are at site commencing inquiries into the nature and cause of the incident,” the… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Nov 15, 2021
Golding wins $150m Kogan Creek extension

Golding wins $150m Kogan Creek extension

Golding Contractors has won a contract extension worth about $150 million to continue to mine the Kogan Creek coal site. The four-year contract extension represents the third mining contract term to date for Golding and CS Energy at Kogan Creek mine. The NRW Holdings subsidiary performed the civil works in 2006 before mining commenced in… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members o...

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Nov 02, 2021
PIMS taps Komatsu for Millennium fleet

PIMS taps Komatsu for Millennium fleet

Global manufacturer Komatsu is equipping Mackay-based PIMS Group to deliver on its $425 million contract to provide underground mining services at the Millennium and Mavis Downs coal complex near Moranbah. Komatsu said it would be providing a full-time preventative maintenance team at the mine sites to help maximise the operation of the eight pieces of… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Oct 28, 2021
Coronado beefs up Curragh coal fleet

Coronado beefs up Curragh coal fleet

Coronado plans to introduce a seventh fleet to its Curragh mining operations near Blackwater for 12 months from February. The company has signed a letter of direction with mining contractor Golding to increase mining plant a the site. “Our new chief operating offficer Douglas Thompson has reviewed the mine plan and is focused on partnering… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland m...

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Sep 21, 2021
Skills crunch threatens state’s resource sector

Skills crunch threatens state’s resource sector

A shortage of skilled workers is the No.1 threat to the future viability of Queensland’s resources sector, according to a survey of mining bosses. The latest State of the Sector report shows a combination of COVID-related border restrictions, less skilled migration and interstate competition for workers has created a perfect storm of labour shortages at… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Sep 18, 2021
Memorial day follows tragic week for mining

Memorial day follows tragic week for mining

Queensland will mark Miners Memorial Day tomorrow (Sept 19), just days after a roof collapse claimed the life of a worker at the Crinum coal mine near Emerald. Resources Minister Scott Stewart is due to address the crowd at this year’s event, being held at Mount Mulligan in Far North Queensland where 75 miners lost… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Aug 25, 2021
Union drops $16m coal worker class action

Union drops $16m coal worker class action

The Mining and Energy Union has dropped a class action seeking about $16 million in entitlements for about 900 current and former casual miners employed by labour hire company WorkPac. The Renyard v WorkPac class action was discontinued due to legal advice it could not succeed due to the recent High Court Rossato judgment and… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In R...

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