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Sep 17, 2021
Major contractor rolls out more Shoalwater Bay work

Major contractor rolls out more Shoalwater Bay work

Laing O’Rourke is issuing a raft of new work packages for the $800 million Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) Facilities Project at Shoalwater Bay Training Area . The principal contractor is seeking interest from suitably qualified subcontractors to tender for packages including civil earthworks and concreting, set to commence on site from early next year…. This conten...

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Sep 17, 2021
Oresome revamp to engage next generation

Oresome revamp to engage next generation

The Oresome Resources website has been revamped to provide teachers across the nation with on-trend learning materials to help spark the imagination of the resource sector workforce of the future. The upgrade comes as high-paid, high-tech jobs in Australia’s minerals and energy sector are booming and with a major skills shortage looming, Queensland Resources Council skills,… This conte...

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Sep 17, 2021
Tributes flow for worker killed at Crinum mine

Tributes flow for worker killed at Crinum mine

Tributes have flowed on social media for the man killed in a rock fall at the Crinum underground coal mine near Emerald this week. Graham Dawson, 60, was undertaking roof support work at the Sojitz Blue-owned mine, which is being brought back into production after a long period on care and maintenance. “Another good man… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, i...

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Sep 17, 2021
Project Venus ready to move to next phase

Project Venus ready to move to next phase

Pure Hydrogen has completed the initial gas flow testing of its Venus 1 pilot well at Project Venus in Queensland, with encouraging results. Pure Hydrogen said its technical team and consultants would now engage with the Queensland Government to secure approvals for stimulation of the target coals to prove commercial gas flow rates. Gas flare… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ ...

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Sep 17, 2021
Bumper month at Port of Mackay

Bumper month at Port of Mackay

Port of Mackay has recorded its biggest month of throughput ever, with more than 448,000 tonnes of cargo going through the port in August. Member for Mackay Julieanne Gilbert said it was the first time the port’s monthly trade figure had started with a ‘4’. “Achieving a monthly output of 448,065 tonnes in August is… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ M...

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Sep 16, 2021
Ballymore hits the ground running at Ruddygore

Ballymore hits the ground running at Ruddygore

Ballymore Resources has started a large-scale geophysical survey at its Ruddygore porphyry copper-gold-silver target near Chillagoe in North Queensland. The Ruddygore project area hosts a number of significant historical mine workings and Ballymore aims to identify similar bulk deposits by applying modern exploration techniques. The historical workings include the Ruddygore mine, which operated fr...

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Sep 16, 2021
Northern business $111.9m grant program

Northern business $111.9m grant program

A new business development grants program dedicated to Northern Australia will open to a strategic corridor across the north in early November. Northern Australia Minister David Littleproud said the Northern Australia Development Program would offer  $111.9 million through two simultaneous grant streams for businesses to support their growth and diversification. The first stream would target…...

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Sep 16, 2021
Death probe continues after mine roof collapse

Death probe continues after mine roof collapse

Investigations are continuing into the Crinum coal mine roof fall which killed a Mastermyne employee on Tuesday night as further details of the incident emerge. Mining and Energy Union Queensland District president Stephen Smyth said he understood the man and his co-workers were undertaking strata support work in the mothballed mine’s conveyor roadway when the… This content is for iQ ...

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Sep 16, 2021
‘Red mud’ waste solution enters final testing phase

‘Red mud’ waste solution enters final testing phase

Technology that could rehabilitate mine waste back to useful soil is entering full-scale trials at two Queensland sites.   Researchers at The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) developed the bio-engineering technology in partnership with Rio Tinto and Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL). The process would transform the bauxite residue known as ‘red mud’ into a…...

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