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Sep 20, 2021
Diatreme expands Galalar silica resource

Diatreme expands Galalar silica resource

Diatreme Resources has announced a 22 per cent increase in the size of its Galalar silica resource on Cape York to 75.5 million tonnes. The company says the latest increase in Galalar’s resource estimate highlights the continuity of the project’s world‐class, high‐purity silica resource. Neil McIntyre, Diatreme “We are delighted by the further expansion of… This content is for iQ Indu...

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Sep 20, 2021
Oil and gas deliver more value than Olympics

Oil and gas deliver more value than Olympics

Queensland’s gas industry has the potential to add more value than the 2032 Olympic Games to the state’s economy, a new report shows. Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) chief executive Andrew McConville said the EY report showed the oil and gas industry had the potential to turbocharge Queensland’s economy for years to come…. This content is for iQ Industr...

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Sep 18, 2021
Miner recovered from fatal collapse scene

Miner recovered from fatal collapse scene

The body of a man killed in the Crinum mine collapse in Central Queensland has been recovered, more than three days after a rock fall which also seriously injured a co-worker. The news came as CFMEU Mining and Energy Union Queensland District president Stephen Smyth expressed outrage, saying the union had been fielding calls and… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil...

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Sep 18, 2021
Memorial day follows tragic week for mining

Memorial day follows tragic week for mining

Queensland will mark Miners Memorial Day tomorrow (Sept 19), just days after a roof collapse claimed the life of a worker at the Crinum coal mine near Emerald. Resources Minister Scott Stewart is due to address the crowd at this year’s event, being held at Mount Mulligan in Far North Queensland where 75 miners lost… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ M...

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Sep 18, 2021
Construction, civil and infrastructure briefs

Construction, civil and infrastructure briefs

Update on Rookwood Weir construction, $70 million Cairns Hospital project, regional roadworks and more in this week’s round-up. Tenders called for $70m mental health unit Queensland Health is calling for tenders to build a new $70 million mental health unit as part of the ongoing expansion of Cairns Hospital.“This new facility represents $70 million worth… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Sep 17, 2021
Construction set to kick off on Cairns freight hub

Construction set to kick off on Cairns freight hub

Air Freight Handling Services (AFHS) is calling for tenders for construction of a new distribution hub at Cairns International Airport. The State Government is supporting the development of the new Regional Trade Distribution Centre (RTDC) with an investment of up to $10 million. “Air Freight Handling Services (AFHS) is establishing a Regional Trade Distribution Centre… This content is for ...

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Sep 17, 2021
Toll Mining Dysart gear goes under the hammer

Toll Mining Dysart gear goes under the hammer

A range of heavy haulage and earthmoving equipment valued around $6 million is due to go under the hammer next month after the closure of the Toll Mining business at Dysart, Central Queensland. Pickles Mining general manager Steve Wall said the lots for sale included a good line-up of Cat 992K and Komatsu WA900 wheel… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ...

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Sep 17, 2021
Brightlands Milo project in $2m sale proposal

Brightlands Milo project in $2m sale proposal

GBM Resources is selling its Brightlands Milo project in North-West Queensland to a Canadian company for more than $2 million in cash and shares. The Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG) uranium and rare earth elements project includes an inferred resource at Milo of 88 Mt containing 97,000 tonnes of copper and 14 million lbs of uranium… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civi...

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Sep 17, 2021
Superior chases copper riches in NQ

Superior chases copper riches in NQ

Superior Resources has turned its focus to the Bottletree copper prospect, with a deep diamond drilling program underway. Bottletree lies 5km from the company’s Steam Engine gold project – the subject of positive scoping study results this year for an open-pit operation. A discovery hole drilled in 2018 returned extensive copper mineralisation with results of… This content is for iQ I...

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