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Underground Coal Mine Workers – FIFO QLD
Radco is an Underground Coal Drilling Company and a subsidiary of ASX listed Mitchell Services. Radco provides specialist drilling services to large coal mining clients in Queensland.
Mitchell Services (MSV) is a leading provider of drilling services to the global exploration, mining and energy industries. Due to continued growth, they are now seeking applications from suitably qualified Underground Coal Mine Workers that are searching for a career in the drilling industry and not just a job.
About the roles
These roles are FIFO from all major cities, the rosters are 7 days on / 7 days off (Dayshift / Nightshift), with accommodation and meals provided. These positions are IMMEDIATE START and offer stable roles at key client sites in the Bowen Basin Area working on well-maintained equipment, and the opportunity to join a great team with a fantastic culture.
You will be a career orientated team player with a good level of physical fitness and the ability to pass a pre-employment medical including a functional assessment drug & alcohol screening. You will have prior experience in an Underground Coal environment as a minimum.
Underground Coal Mine Workers Inherent requirements:
- Standard 11 Induction Training (Current)
- Coal Board Medical
- Driver’s License
- A good level of physical fitness is an inherent requirement, and the ability to pass a functional assessment.
- The ability to pass a pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol screening
- Demonstrated experience in Underground Coal Mining
- Moranbah North and Grosvenor Coal Mine Inductions preferable
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About the Bowen Basin
The Queensland Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.
- Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
- New Hope Corporation Limited
- QCoal Pty Ltd
- Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
- Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
- Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
- Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
- Conquest Mining Limited
- Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
- BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
- Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
- Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
- Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
- TEC Coal Pty Ltd
- TerraCom Australia
- Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
- Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd
For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list
Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu website