The Queensland Government has awarded Mackay-based Fergus Builders a contract to build the $7 million Resources Centre of Excellence in the region.
SEEK has released its July employment report, which indicated the mining, resources and energy sector is the employment market’s third strongest growth contributor.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) and the Greater Whitsunday Council of Mayors have signed an agreement to further boost resources jobs in the region.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared his support for the mining industry, pledging $30 million for a new school for miners in Central Queensland.
Adani has accelerated its search for employees to support the Carmichael mine and rail project in Queensland following the announcement that the development is now funded.
Mining was a key contributor to Perth’s improving gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017–18, but the city requires “alternate sources of economic growth”, according to a new report by SGS Economics and Planning.
BHP has changed its procurement policies, extending preferred payment terms of 30 days to all Australian businesses in local areas.
Glencore has announced a restructure of the Hail Creek coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland that will see 430 jobs at the operation slashed.
BHP and cost-neutral organisation C-Res’s Local Buying Program (LBP has hit a milestone of $250 million in investment for small Australian businesses.
Ten tech startup companies have accepted a place in the first phase of Unearthed Solution’s Accelerator Program that is set to launch on October 2.
Minister for Jobs and Innovation Michaelia Cash has announced funding to the tune of $1.5 million for four mining business in Mackay, Queensland.
Chemical company Science Developments (SciDev) has revealed that the site of its OptiFlox process and wastewater treatment trial announced on July 11 is Peabody’s North Goonyella mine in Queensland.
Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition (QME) 2018 has today announced over 230 exhibitors will be attending this year’s event, this is an increase of 41 per cent on QME 2016 and includes global industry heavyweights Downer Group, thyssenkrupp and Flender.
The Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition (QME) 2018 is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of speakers as part of its seminar series, with Austmine, Caterpillar, Queensland Exploration Council and Carpentaria Rail confirmed to be present at the event.
The biannual Queensland Mining Awards will be held this month, co-hosted by the Bowen Basin Mining Club (BBMC) and the Queensland Resources Council (QRC).
With a record number of entries across all categories as submissions close, the 2018 Queensland Mining Awards are shaping up to be the biggest yet.
The 2018 Queensland Mining & Engineering Exhibition (QME) will be showcasing its largest and strongest supplier and speaker presence in years when it returns to Mackay from July 24–26.
SEW-Eurodrive has opened a new heavy industrial service centre in Mackay to provide additional support for gear drive customers in Queensland.
Mackay-based association Resources Industry Network (RIN) is calling for the local business community to participate in a gender diversity research project.
SEW-EURODRIVE’s new service centre in Mackay will include an advanced load testing facility for gearboxes and complete drive assemblies that will provide breakthrough capability to the mining industry in Queensland.