Crater Gold is fast-tracking graphite drilling and testing at its Golden Gate project in Croydon, NW Queensland, with a planned start date of late October or early November 2017.
A Roy Morgan snap survey poll representing the views of 1,547 adult Australians has found that a majority believe that the Adani thermal mine project in Carmichael — north of the Galilee Basin in Queensland — should not go ahead.
Red River Resources has delivered first zinc concentrate from the relaunched Thalanga mine in Queensland.
New Century Resources has secured $US45 million ($58 million) in funding for the restart of the Century zinc mine in Queensland.
The Paluszczuk Labor Government is encouraging collaboration between mining technology companies in the Bowen Basin through a pilot joint initiative with METS Ignited.
The program provides a more systematic process for releasing resource exploration tenders and to further bolster the state’s $20 billion-plus resources sector, according to the Queensland Government.
Seven regional Queensland industry groups and economic development bodies have requested major mining houses review their payment terms for suppliers.
The Queensland Government unveiled a permanent state monument at Redbank, Ipswich to honour miners who lost their lives in mine and quarry accidents.
Advertising for resources industry jobs on online recruitment portal SEEK has grown by 72 per cent over the past year.
Intermin Resources has completed its joint venture agreement with AXF Resources for the Richmond vanadium-molybdenum project in Queensland.
India’s Adani will launch construction on a solar energy plant at Moranbah in Queensland by the end of the year.
Rio Tinto has increased its coal reserves at the Kestrel underground coal mine in the Bowen Basin in Queensland by almost 50 per cent.
The Queensland Department Heritage Protection (DEHP) has approved the environmental authority (EA) for Queensland Bauxite’s South Johnstone project at Camp Creek, taking it a step closer to production.
Queensland mine operators will face harsher penalties for breaking mine health and safety regulations under new legislation introduced to parliament.
The Swanbank E power station near Ipswich will begin supplying power to Queensland again on January 1, after electricity generator Stanwell corporation signed a gas supply deal with Shell Australia.
Peabody Energy has entered an agreement to sell the majority of its Burton coal mine in Queensland to the Lenton joint venture for $US11 million ($13.7 million).
Golding Contractors, recently acquired by NRW Holdings, has been awarded a mining services contract at Fitzroy Australia Resources’ Broadlea open cut coal mine in Queensland.
Australian listed Magnis Resources has strengthened its position in the lithium market after signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with German lithium-ion battery consortium TerraE-Holding GmBH to supply raw materials to TerraE gigafactories.
The Queensland Government has passed a law prohibiting 100 per cent fly in fly out (FIFO) workers on large resources projects near regional communities.
An improvement in employment prospects for professionals in Australia’s exploration and mining industry has slowed, according to the Australian Institute of Geoscientists’ (AIG) latest employment survey.