Monthly Archives: February 2013

World Coal News

Xstrata declares "zero tolerance" on synthetic drugs

Xstrata officials in north Queensland have taken a “zero tolerance” approach to synthetic drug use in the mining industry following warnings from police about the region’s problems.

UGL slashes over 1000 jobs

Mining services company UGL has announced over 1000 jobs will be cut after its earnings guidance was yesterday downgraded.

New Tarkine mine to create 1000 jobs

A third new mining project in Tasmania’s Tarkine region is likely to gain approval soon, Premier Lara Giddings said.