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  • Sheffield Resources’ Thunderbird in the Kimberley gets $95m boost from Federal Government.

    over 2 years ago by Celotti Workforce

    A major new mineral sands mine in the Kimberley will get a $95 million boost from the Federal Government as the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund makes its biggest investment in WA. Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan will announce a debt deal for Sheffield Resources’ Thunderbird project in Canberra today, saying it is likely to be the first of a slew of investme...

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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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  • 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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  • Hundreds of mining jobs up for grabs as Glencore’s Lady Loretta mine reopens near Mt Isa

    over 3 years ago by Celotti Workforce

    GLENCORE has begun hiring for a raft of new positions as preparations to reopen its Lady Loretta mine ramp up.The restart will create 250 jobs, bringing with it additional opportunities for local supply of goods and services and community investment.Redpath Australia has been awarded a contract to operate Lady Loretta for its remaining five-year mine life.The company is adve...

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