QLD Mining Jobs

Qld Mining Jobs Queensland mining jobs have been harder to come by; the pinch is being felt all over Australia, but having the right "tickets" can help you get the Qld mining job you're looking for!  If you're new to the mining industry, you might be wondering what a "ticket" is.  These are different certifications…

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The Australian Coal Mining Industry

  Brief History of the Australian Coal Mining Industry Coal mining dates back to the early days of Australian history. The very first mention extends back in 1797, when it was first discovered in South Wales by survivors of a ship wreck. Surgeon Bass confirmed the discovery soon after when he found it south of…

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Queensland coal mine elects to use primarily FIFO/DIDO workforce

Local jobs in the mines will be scarce at the proposed half-a-billion dollar Minyango underground coal mine. The mine, located just south of Blackwater, has decided that it will not hire permanent workers. For each construction period or operational workforce period, the project will be offering 500 jobs. Of those, only 75 will be available…

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QLD Miner Receives $290,000 Settlement for on the job Injury

A coal miner who was injured during the performance of his duties in a central Queensland mine back in 2009 was recently awarded a whopping $290,000 by the courts as compensation. Timothy James Klein was working at the Timothy James Klein, located just northwest of Rockhampton in 2009. It was there he injured his back…

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Training in Mining

New Mine Safety Training Facility in Queensland

Queensland is home to the new underground mine safety training facility owned by SkillsTech Australia. This state of the art facility is located at the Lennon Underground Mine Safety Training Gallery in Eagle Farm. It will simulate the underground mining environment in order to teach real life safety measures to students. Mary Campbell, director of…

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Australia’s Mining Industry Comes Under Attack from Greenpeace Activists off Queensland Coast

The Queensland Resource Council has slammed Greenpeace after a group of activists boarded a stationary coal ship in the Coral Sea early this morning. Six Greenpeace activists boarded the ship in protest of Australia’s coal mining industry. Speaking to the Guardian from on board the ship, 34-year-old Greenpeace activist Emma Giles said: “We’ve taken the…

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Clive Palmer’s $8.1 billion coal mine forced to make multiple alterations to plans

All coal leaving in train cars from billionaire Clive Palmer’s prospective China First Coal Mine located in central Queensland will have to be covered. This is a significant change that comes after original plans were approved. The coordinator-general of Queensland has requested a supplementary environmental impact study (EIS) from Waratah Coal on the $8.1 billion…

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MMG Limited Mining In Australia

Who Is MMG Limited? MMG Limited is a mid-tier global resources mining company which explores, develops and mines base metal deposits around the world. MMG Limited currently own and operate the Century, Golden Grove and Rosebery mines in Australia. Our major development projects include Dugald River, a high grade zinc-lead-silver deposit located in north-west Queensland,…

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Partially Funded Construction Industry Training Opportunity – Up to 50%

Koolat Safety has recently signed contracts with Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) and the Strategic Investment Fund (SIF through BERT) to secure partial funding for a wide range of Construction Industry short courses and Qualifications in Queensland. A great opportunity is being presented by Koolat Safety for those looking to increase their qualifications. A selection of…

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