Tag: Mine

Glencore cuts 180 jobs at north Queensland coal mine

By Jonathan Hair Posted December 07, 2015 15:38:21 Mining giant Glencore has announced it is cutting 180 of the 230 jobs at its Collinsville mine in north Queensland as a outcome of falling coal rates. Glencore said most of the job cuts would occur from March 2016. In a statement, the mining giant stated decrease…


Mine rehabilitation funds unchanged by GST reprieve: QRC

Posted November 26, 2015 15:50:57 Cutting the GST for mine rehabilitation bonds does not decrease the economic assurances for mine remediation, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) says. The Atmosphere Department no longer calls for miners to pay GST of 10 per cent on the rehabilitation bonds they lodge with the Queensland Government. The modify took…