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Dec 18, 2021
Herberton Mining Museum a high-grade haul

Herberton Mining Museum a high-grade haul

A recent assessment at the Herberton Mining Museum has identified 71 internationally, nationally and regionally significant items. Dr Jan Wegner and Dr Dave Phoenix. Tablelands Regional Council said a community heritage grant funded Dr Jan Wegner and Dr Dave Phoenix to conduct the assessment of the museum’s collections. “The team discovered two items of international… This content is ...

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Dec 18, 2021
Whitsunday region projects pipeline a pretty picture

Whitsunday region projects pipeline a pretty picture

About $43 billion worth of projects have been listed on the Greater Whitsunday Regional Projects Development Register 2021 released this week. The register highlights significant developments in the Mackay Isaac Whitsunday region, with data sourced through CoreLogic, and is a collaboration with Greater Whitsunday Alliance (GW3) and Regional Development Australia Greater Whitsundays. Greater Whitsu...

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Dec 18, 2021
Valeria plans advancing through approvals stream

Valeria plans advancing through approvals stream

Glencore’s $1.5 billion Valeria coal project is progressing through the approvals process, with referrals lodged under the EPBC Act now open for public comment. There are separate referrals for the rail line, water pipeline, powerline and communications infrastructure corridors as well as the mine site, accommodation camp and mine access road. The project, about 27km… This content is for iQ...

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Dec 18, 2021
Coal surge defies net zero ambitions

Coal surge defies net zero ambitions

The International Energy Agency expects rapid economic recovery to drive coal demand to an all-time high in 2022. It has highlighted the surge in demand as a threat to the push for net zero and is calling for urgent policy action to rein in coal-related emissions. IEA executive director Fatih Birol. “Coal is the single… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register...

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Dec 18, 2021
MP swipe at corporate ‘wokery’ as report tabled

MP swipe at corporate ‘wokery’ as report tabled

MP George Christensen has attacked what he describes as ‘thinly veiled corporate wokery masquerading as environmental, social and governance issues’ in a report on the Prudential Regulation of Investment in Australia’s Export Industries tabled in Parliament. The member for Dawson acted as chair of the Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth in… This content is f...

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Dec 17, 2021
BUMA Australia acquires last Downer mining arm

BUMA Australia acquires last Downer mining arm

Downer EDI has completed the sale of its Open Cut Mining East business to BUMA Australia in a $150 million deal. Downer chief executive officer Grant Fenn said the sale of Open Cut Mining East was the final transaction in Downer’s divestment of its mining portfolio of businesses. It followed the divestments of Open Cut… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register...

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Dec 17, 2021
Wrecks rectified with northern expertise

Wrecks rectified with northern expertise

Townsville-based Pacific Marine Group has proved a successful weapon of choice in the War on Wrecks campaign, shifting two 30m-plus stranded vessels at Mackay and Cardwell last month. Business development manager Steve Jones said the company had carried out a number of the larger, more complex shipwreck removals during the ongoing Maritime Safety Queensland program…. This content is for iQ ...

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Dec 17, 2021
First Millennium coal hits the high seas

First Millennium coal hits the high seas

The first shipload of coal from the restarted Millennium mine is on its way to Japan within six months of new owners MetRes taking over the Moranbah site. MetRes chair Matt Latimore said future cargoes of Millennium coking coal would travel to Europe and India as well as Japan. “The joint venture of M Resources… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Dec 17, 2021
Acland Land Court decision welcomed

Acland Land Court decision welcomed

The State has given a curt response to the announcement by the Land Court of Queensland that it recommended the mining leases and the environmental authority amendment application be granted to the new Acland Mine Stage 3, subject to conditions. They had always said the legal process would be finished before any decision was made,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log...

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