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
The Australian Government is prioritising the development of the nation’s position as a global supplier of rare earths and high performance metals.
Queensland has missed out on a multi-billion dollar addition to its resources and energy industry due to bans on uranium mining, according to the Queensland Resources Council chief executive Ian Macfarlane.
Glencore Coal and Indigenous-owned Diversified Building Services (DBS) have partnered to expand its indigenous employment pathways program in central Queensland.
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.
Queensland has set a record in metallurgical and thermal coal exports in June with 21.43 million tonnes of the commodity sent from the state.
Mining industry bodies have welcomed data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) which confirms growing job opportunities within the sector.