New mining laws: no more nicking off


The future of the Townsville's Yabulu nickel refinery is on shaky ground but new environmental protection laws will ensure that no mess is left behind. The State Government will introduce new laws to prevent businesses from leaving taxpayers with costly environmental clean-up … [Read more...]

Nickel sackings add pressure

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Charters Towers Mayor Frank Beveridge says the imminent sacking of the remaining Queensland Nickel workers will increase pressure on the job market in town. Plant administrators FTI Consulting this afternoon released a statement saying they will be meeting with the 550 workers tomorrow to inform … [Read more...]