Hundreds to lose jobs at Qld mine

HUNDREDS of miners are reportedly set to lose their jobs as Glencore suspends operations at it’s Queensland zinc mines.

According to News Corp, about 242 jobs will be lost from the Lady Loretta mine as all operations have been supsended indefinitely, while another 224 jobs will go from George Fisher mine, as production is reduced.

The company says it remains confident about the long term outlook for zinc, however are taking a proactive approach to managing production in response to current prices.


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