Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is mulling over quarantining overseas travellers returning to the state at mining camps to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading in the state.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has forecast a 60 per cent reduction in fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers at the state’s resources projects this week due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
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.
Queensland mines minister Anthony Lynham has informed state parliament that he will be stepping down from his role this year.
Workers in highly skilled industries including mining, science and technical industries are less likely to struggle to pay their bills than other industries, according to the Financial Consciousness Index (FCI) survey.
The Western Australian Government’s $5.5 billion recovery plan will support minerals exploration to increase mining activity across the state.
The Queensland resources sector has remained strong during the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing just a 1 per cent drop in jobs during the March quarter.
Glencore is opening new career opportunities across regional communities, with the major mining company set to launch its 2021 apprenticeship program.
Queensland has provided the coal industry with regulatory certainty over rail and port infrastructure that is critical to the sector.
The Queensland Government has called on the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) to maximise the resource sector’s role in post-coronavirus recovery.
The Queensland Government has reached an agreement with major resources companies in the state to create a $100 million Resources Community Infrastructure Fund (RCIF).
Pembroke Resources has received a mine approval from Australia’s environmental and government authorities for the Olive Downs coal project in Moranbah, Queensland.
BHP has announced it will allocate $7.6 million from its recently created Vital Resources Fund to support the establishment of COVID19 testing centres in Queensland as part of a new partnership with local health care providers.
A BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) employee who tested positive for coronavirus has been cleared of the illness after a follow-up test proved to be negative.
State resource sectors across Australia have responded to the coronavirus’ impact on mining, putting contingency plans in place to stabilise the industry amid evolving travel bans in the country.
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 Queensland Government has released more than 7000 square kilometres of land in the Bowen and Surat Basins for coal exploration opportunities in 2020.
Queensland Nationals MP Keith Pitt has succeeded Matt Canavan as Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia.
Federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has resigned from the frontbench after opting to support Barnaby Joyce’s demand to be reinstated into the Nationals leadership. Senator Canavan congratulated Michael McCormack for his re-election as Leader of the Nationals in a statement earlier today. “It has been a great honour to work with … Continue reading Resources industry supports Matt Canavan after resignation