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Mackay business snaps up $95m mining deal

premium_icon Mackay business snaps up $95m mining deal

Hundreds of jobs will be delivered to locals when work begins

How jobs will play a critical role in our region's future

premium_icon How jobs will play a critical role in our region's future

'If you look ... there are lots of jobs in regional Australia'

Adani decision a signal for the future of mining sector

premium_icon Adani decision a signal for the future of mining sector

It tells people that there is a future in our region and our sector.

The mining industry is a miserly user of water

premium_icon The mining industry is a miserly user of water

INDUSTRY MATTERS: Campaign against proposed mine.

Local worker shortage means mines must recruit elsewhere

premium_icon Local worker shortage means mines must recruit elsewhere

Mackay's skill shortage hits home as mine recruitment goes elsewhere

Coal workers welcome mine approval

premium_icon Coal workers welcome mine approval

Resource industry workers are encouraged by the Adani mine approval.

How Qld coal industry reacts to Chinese coal ban

premium_icon How Qld coal industry reacts to Chinese coal ban

Chinese coal ban not a threat to Mackay's mining revival

Industry leaders welcome BHP policy change

premium_icon Industry leaders welcome BHP policy change

340 Mackay businesses will benefit from the policy change.

Payment term issue hurting more than just 'small business'

premium_icon Payment term issue hurting more than just 'small business'

Ongoing parliamentary inquiry hits national spotlight

Family struck by injustices of mining industry

premium_icon Family struck by injustices of mining industry

Federal inquiry shines a spotlight on industry's actions

Law needed to pull mining giants into line

premium_icon Law needed to pull mining giants into line

Government must legislate 30-day payments, inquiry hears