A wrap of this morning's news.
Centre part of a plan to create jobs in mining in regional Queensland.
New Acland Coal Stage 3 gets crucial court win.
PM plans to penalise companies that refuse to provide banking and insurance services to coal miners....
A group of 25 protestors from Frontline Action of Coal entered GHD's building's foyer.
Coal is worth $1 billion a week to Queensland.
Key features include four gears rather than three, giving greater flexibility on difficult ground.
Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting doubles net profit to $2.6B.
It's up to the current generation of experience longwall operators to pass on the knowledge.
There are 97 in the workforce and all of them are impacted.
So far, 120 Mastermyne leaders have learnt the science of human behaviour.
With no sign of rain in the horizon, the mining industry had better be ready for a fight.