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Gina Rinehart`s Alpha mega-mine gets approval

The long awaited approval for the $6.9 billion Alpha Coal Mine and rail project in Queensland has been the given the approval by the Hon. Tony Burke, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (that’s a big portfolio).

“My approval follows a rigorous assessment process after I was forced to step in and complete the assessment. This has ensured the highest standards of environmental regulation were applied to this project, and I`m satisfied that we have now put in place the required additional conditions for the protection of the environment including the Great Barrier Reef.“ he said.

This is good news for the QLD mining industry and approval of the project by the Australian Government will create 1000’s of mining jobs. The State Government says the project will create thousands of mining jobs and inject $1 billion into the state’s economy each year.

Queensland’s Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney says it is a major boost for the state.

“The Galilee Basin generally is a huge resource for the people of Queensland for generations to come,” he said.

The Alpha mine and rail line to Abbot Point and a the development of a port is now being planned by its owners, Indian conglomerate GVK and Hancock Prospecting. It’s expected the new mine will create many thousands of mining construction jobs as the infrastructure takes shape. The coal mine is located 40 kilometres north west of Alpha and affects properties such as Hobartville and Monklands. The operational plan indicates coal exports of 30-megatonne-per-annum will begin in 2015 with a mine life of over 30 years.

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  1. Declan Brady September 21, 2015 Reply

    Looking for some info regarding the hiring of locomotive drivers in the Queensland region…

    Cheers Declan

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      John September 24, 2015

      Hi Declan, thanks for your question.

      Best way to find jobs is to Google it “QLD locomotive driver jobs”. I did just that and found a list of locomotive driver jobs in QLD for you.Just click on that link and you’ll go to the website.

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      r.e.where can I find locomotive jobs in Queensland

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