The Santos GLNG Project is a pioneering venture to convert coal seam natural gas (CSG) to liquefied natural gas (LNG) for export to global markets, representing a major investment in a cleaner energy source for the future.
The project involves the development of gas fields in the Bowen and Surat Basins, the construction of a 420km underground gas transmission pipeline from Roma to Gladstone, and a two-train LNG processing facility on Curtis Island, Gladstone.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance has received an overwhelming number of applications for its Bowen Basin coal mine jobs.
More than 8000 people have applied for just 250 recently advertised jobs.
Recruits for the fly-in-fly-out jobs in far north Queensland will start work mid-year.
A BMA spokeswoman said the company had received an overwhelming response from people in the Cairns region, including women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with limited coal-mining experience.
According to the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, Australia’s easing mining boom has continued to impact negatively in the opening months of 2013 on the job outlook for geoscientists. More than half of them do not expect to find new work with the sector appealing for Federal policy intervention to help arrest the jobs slide.
New data released today shows the unemployment rate among this key professional group climbed further over January, February and March this year to a current high within the profession of 7.9%.
Civil engineering and construction company, Decmil Australia has won two contracts totalling in excess of $71 million at the Roy Hill Iron Ore Project.
Decmil will design and construct rail and port facilities along with associated infrastructure to service the project.
Design has commenced with onsite delivery subject to Roy Hill Infrastructure Pty Ltd obtaining the necessary financing for the Roy Hill Iron Ore Project, which is located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Gindalbie Metals Limited, yesterday, celebrated a defining milestone in the history of the Australian iron ore industry with the official opening of the Karara Project – Australia’s second largest magnetite project and the largest resource development in the Mid West – by the Hon. Colin Barnett, Premier of Western Australia; Minister for State Development; Science.