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  • Strengthening regional communities with mining jobs

    almost 3 years ago by Celotti Workforce

    Supporting Australia’s mining companies to create more high-wage, high-skill jobs is the best way to strengthen regional communities and lessen inequality, according to Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) interim chief executive officer David Byers.The MCA’s submission to the Senate Economics Committee Inquiry into the Indicators and Impact of Regional Inequality outlines a ...

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  • Alinta announces $250m bid for AGL's Liddell coal power station

    about 3 years ago by Celotti Workforce

    The Hong Kong-owned energy retailer Alinta Energy says it has made good on a much-telegraphed offer for AGL Energy’s ageing Liddell coal plant after achieving board sign-off at the weekend.AGL confirmed on Monday it had received a non-binding and “highly conditional” $250m cash offer from Alinta and its Hong Kong-based owner, Chow Tai Fook Enterprises, for the power station ...

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  • Glencore to acquire Rio coal assets in QLD for $US1.7bn

    about 3 years ago by Celotti Workforce

    Rio Tinto has agreed to sell its interests in the Hail Creek coal mine and Valeria coal project in Queensland to Glencore for $US1.7 billion ($2.2 billion).Glencore’s acquisition includes Rio’s 82 percent share in Hail Creek and a 71.2 percent interest in Valeria.The Hail Creek Complex is in the northern Bowen Basin, 120km south-west of Mackay. It includes the the Hail Creek...

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