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.
The hunt for “new economy minerals” continues for mining exploration companies in North Queensland as they compete for state government funding.
Mineral development company Alpha HPA plans to build a $200 million high purity alumina (HPA) industrial plant in Gladstone, Queensland.
The Queensland Government has released more than 7000 square kilometres of land in the Bowen and Surat Basins for coal exploration opportunities in 2020.
The Queensland Palaszczuk government has passed dangerous attachment device laws to deter people from using devices that increase the risk of injury to themselves, others and emergency service workers.
Brisbane-based specialist project management consulting and advisory firm Siecap has appointed leading mining executive Caoilin Chestnutt as an advisory board member.
The Queensland Government has awarded Mackay-based Fergus Builders a contract to build the $7 million Resources Centre of Excellence in the region.
The Queensland Parliament’s relocation to the state’s north serves as an “important symbolic gesture” just as New Hope Group shed 150 jobs from its New Acland mine near Oakey yesterday.
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New Century Resources has secured the first royalty deferral agreement with the Queensland Government under its resources regional development framework (RRDF).
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.