The resources sector is expected to create more than 2000 jobs in the Surat Basin over the next two years, with coal seam gas the main contributor.
QGC has announced a two year $1.7billion dollar joint venture development with China National Offshore Oil Corporation and Tokyo Gas on its Charlie natural gas tenements in the Surat Basin
Several projects in Queensland will benefit from $1.035 million worth of investment from the state in metals and gas.
A man has been charged by Queensland Police for making threatening Facebook posts aimed at QGC employees.
Thiess have won a $1.8 billion contract from CSG producer QGC for the construction of gas compression facilities in Queensland’s Surat Basin.
The effects of the mining investment slowdown are trickling through southeast Queensland, with many Toowoomba businesses slashing jobs.
Rental prices in the Surat and Bowen basins have marginally decreased in some towns but are still higher than market price.
A property report commissioned by the Surat Basin Property Group has found Western Downs communities are under enormous rental pressure similar to Moranbah.
Anti-CSG protesters have declared war on the mining industry at a Queensland protest on the weekend.
The Queensland town of Wandoan has recorded a 30 per cent increase in house price growth over the last year.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have given Cockatoo Coal and Stanmore Coal the greenlight for collective negotitations with the Surat Basin Rail joint venture.
The Queensland Government has declared the Yarwun Coal Terminal project significant as it announces a scaling back of the Abbot point super expansion plans.
A southern Queensland council says it’s considering hiring overseas workers to cope with the skills shortage created by the mining industry.
Close to 80% of all new miners in Queensland’s north west will be fly in fly out, according to the latest research from the Queensland Resources Council.
Clough has been awarded the infrastructure construction contract for Santos’ GLNG project in the Surat Basin.
Mining unions are coming together in preparation for a series of strikes at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s coal mines.
Stanmore Coal is looking to establish its central Queensland workers in local towns rather than in traditional mining camps.
The Crocodile Hunter’s father is facing court today charged with disobeying police during an anti-coal seam gas (CSG) rally in Queensland.
Metrocoal has increased its Bundi project’s thermal coal resources by 56% to 923 million tonnes.
Thiess has won a major coal seam gas upstream infrastructure contract in Queensland.