The Queensland government has revealed the safety reset initiative has reached nearly half the state’s 50,000-strong mine and quarry workforce.
Clive Palmer has reached a settlement in the Federal Court over the collapse of Queensland Nickel, despite claiming that the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) scheme should have never happened in the first place.
Given the statistics, progress for gender parity appears slow, but the industry is experiencing an encouraging shift in the attitudes across the global energy and resources sector.
The Queensland Government has initiated two independent reviews to identify changes needed to improve health and safety in the state’s mines following a spate fatal incidents.
Queensland has broken another export record, having earnt $70 billion over the last 12 months for the first time according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
METS Ignited is partnering with KPMG and state governments to give mining innovators a leg-up to the next phase of their businesses.
Resolute Mining has been granted a further three mining lease applications by the Queensland Government over areas which support its Ravenswood gold project.
The Queensland Government has increased the rate of royalty taxes on petroleum by 25 per cent as part of its 2019 state budget.
The minerals industry has welcomed the New South Wales government’s commitment to not increasing mining royalties in the upcoming state budget.
In a national first, a joint venture (JV) between Australia Pacific LNG and Armour Energy in Queensland will seek out gas only for use by Australian manufacturers.
The Queensland Government has continued to drive national gas policy, awarding companies permission to explore energy rich land in the state.
Queensland’s coordinator-general has announced the two remaining key approvals for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine and rail project will be finalised in the next three weeks.
The Queensland Government has approved Pembroke Resources’ $1 billion Olive Downs metallurgical coal project in the Bowen Basin.
Australia has announced a new mining initiative, and Queensland, with its abundant mineral resources and world-class assets, can expect to be the centre of investor interest making Brisbane the ideal location for the upcoming Energy Mines and Money event set to showcase mineral, coal, oil and gas projects and match them with global investment.
Whitehaven Coal has reached a milestone in the proposed development of the Winchester South metallurgical coal site, with the Queensland Government declaring it a coordinated project.
Adani Australia has received a go ahead from Minister for the Environment Melissa Price for the groundwater management plans at its Carmichael coal mine and rail infrastructure project in the Galilee Basin, Queensland.
A private member’s bill introduced by the Greens proposing to ban coal mining in the Galilee Basin region of Queensland has drawn the ire of coal company Adani.
METS Ignited’s accelerator program is back with an expanded program for mining and energy resources scale-ups.
Peabody has received certification from the Queensland Government for rehabilitating nearly 90 hectares of the Wilkie Creek open cut mine in the Darling Downs region.
Adani has launched roadworks for access to the Carmichael coal project in Queensland despite delays securing a key environmental approval from the state government.