Monthly Archives: June 2012

World Coal News

Cheap foreign workers are vital: Roy Hill boss

Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill chief executive Barry Fitzgerald has defended the use of foreign workers on mining projects and claimed they’re an important “risk management” strategy.

Carbon tax won't hurt mining: Gillard

The Gillard Government says false claims about the carbon tax’s impact on the mining industry will be exposed when the policy comes into force this weekend.

Rio secures Bell Bay smelter's future

Tasmania’s Bell Bay smelter looks to buck the current trend of closures as an agreement between Rio Tinto and the government secures it future.