Monthly Archives: April 2012

World Coal News

Aussies should fill Rio's 6,000 jobs: Government

Federal skills Minister Chris Evans says Rio Tinto should target local workers in its campaign to fill 6,000 mining jobs in four months.

Cleaning up coal

The waste generated from coal mining and beneficiation is contaminated with carcinogens, heavy metals, and radioactive elements.

Pilbara house prices $300k higher than Sydney

Housing prices in the Pilbara are continuing to rocket ahead of other regions in Australia, with recent purchases in Newman and Port Hedland averaging $800,000 each.