Monthly Archives: July 2013

World Coal News

Rum Jungle mine gets rehabilitation funding

The Australian Government announced a $14.5 million funding allocation for rehabilitation of the former Rum Jungle mine in Northern Territory.

Billboards target big miners' 100% FIFO workforce

Two major billboards demanding an end to the use of a 100% FIFO workforces in the Bowen Basin have been erected on highways around Mackay.

Now is the time to develop new mines – easier said than done

Financial analysis may suggest that now may well be the ideal time to start work on new mega mining projects as the price cycle trends towards a low before turning up again, but this is easier said than done.