The Queensland Government has pumped $2 billion into a Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Jobs Fund, in an effort to develop its economy while advancing environmental initiatives.
The Queensland Government is providing a further $2.5 million in collaborative exploration initiative (CEI) grants for mineral explorers, in hopes that new discoveries will ignite the local economy.
The Queensland government is encouraging the state’s resources industry to discover new economy minerals including nickel, cobalt, copper and gold as part of its exploration funding in the 2020-21 state budget.
New Hope Group intends to re-enter negotiations with the re-elected Queensland Labor Government to secure a stage three approval for the New Acland coal mine in Queensland.
Scott Stewart has been sworn in as the new Queensland Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy following Anthony Lynham’s decision to retire from his role.
The Western Australian government has released a digital resource that connects jobseekers in the mining industry to employment and training opportunities.
The Queensland Government has put a number of reforms into place to strengthen the state’s mining sector, including a focus on extending the life of old mines.
The Queensland Government has backed Stanmore Coal’s Isaac Downs project near Moranbah by naming it a prescribed project for the state.
The Queensland Government is offering funding for Australian Mines to support the Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in North Queensland.
The Queensland Government has recognised Glencore’s proposed billion-dollar coal mine, Valeria as a coordinated project.
Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick has inspected the finishing touches on the new Mackay Resources Centre of Excellence, which will open next month.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) is calling on the Queensland Government to freeze all resource royalties for the next decade in a bid to help the regions recover from COVID-19.
Queensland explorers are lining up for the next round of exploration grants, with the state government receiving twice as many applications compared with the previous round.
Queensland has provided the coal industry with regulatory certainty over rail and port infrastructure that is critical to the sector.
The Queensland Government is fast tracking the CopperString 2.0 high voltage transmission line to provide cheaper power and turbo-charge investment across the North West Minerals Province.
The Queensland Government will investigate what caused an underground explosion at Anglo American’s Grosvenor coal mine in central Queensland last week.
The Queensland Government has joined other Australian states in extending financial support for explorers in a bid to increase job opportunities in the resources sector.
Calls are growing for big businesses, including mining companies, to shorten payment terms to their suppliers amid the Coronavirus crisis.
Queensland’s resources sector is set to tackle the coronavirus pandemic with record exports, according to the Queensland Resources Council’s state of the sector December 2019 quarterly report.
Queensland has been given a wake-up call after its mining investment attractiveness fell to 15th place worldwide in the latest Fraser Institute survey.