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

    about 3 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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  • Mining industry and infrastructure projects in 'war for talent'

    over 3 years ago by Celotti Workforce

    The mining industry is competing for workers with the large infrastructure projects happening across Australia, according to an online job advertiser.Nationally Seek's Employment Report, set for release tomorrow, shows jobs advertised in mining are up 34 percent on this time last time year, engineering jobs are up 25 percent, and trades and services are up 21 percent.Mining ...

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

    over 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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