Mines & Energy
The Central Highlands, part of the larger region known as the ‘Bowen Basin’, is home to numerous coal mines due to the rich mineral deposits in the area.
Please download a map of the significant mining resource areas within the Central Highlands.
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For more information on coal mine sites, mineral and energy locations and developments please:
- visit the website of Queenland’s Mines and Energy ,
- contact the Central Highlands Development Corporation (CHDC) or
- visit the Resources page on the CHDC website.
For a list of current coal mining contacts please refer to the below links:
Are you looking at employment in the coal mining sector?
Where to start if you have never previously worked in the mining sector:
- Coal Board Medical
- Generic Induction Courses
- conducted by Lennon Training, a training provider licensed to the Mining Industry Skills Centre Inc.
- Employment with a mining company or a contracting company
- Living Environment
- What to expect on site
- Further information from other websites
If you want to find out more about these topics, it is suggested to phone around various contractors or training providers to gain more industry insight. Otherwise email or call CHDC on 07 4982 4386.(The above material is for informative purposes only and has been compiled by Lennon Training as a result of subsequent enquiries. Central Highlands Development Corporation accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions.)