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Dec 17, 2021
MIM signs up for Mica Creek solar power

MIM signs up for Mica Creek solar power

APA Group has committed to build the first two stages of its Mica Creek Solar Farm, boosting its spend to about $150 million, after Mount Isa Mines signed up for the renewable energy supply. It follows APA’s announcement in November 2021 of a 15-year solar offtake agreement with MMG Dugald River to supply the initial… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Dec 17, 2021
Latest chapter in Pennings-Adani battle

Latest chapter in Pennings-Adani battle

Adani is claiming a Supreme Court win in the ongoing legal proceedings against anti-coal activist Ben Pennings. Justice Peter Callaghan this week ruled that Mr Pennings must hand over material he had collected in his campaign to assist in the preparation for trial which is expected to be held in 2022. “The court will assess… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Reg...

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Dec 17, 2021
Carnaby hails ‘spectacular’ discovery at copper project

Carnaby hails ‘spectacular’ discovery at copper project

Carnaby Resources reports a spectacular copper discovery at the Nil Desperandum prospect within its Greater Duchess copper-gold project in North-West Queensland. A reverse circulation pre-collar has intersected a 34m down-hole zone of copper sulphide including a 24m zone of mostly semi massive copper sulphide. The find came in the first drill hole to test an… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Dec 17, 2021
New hope for New Acland Mine Stage 3

New hope for New Acland Mine Stage 3

New Hope has crossed a hurdle in its bid to secure the go-ahead for the New Acland Mine Stage 3. Earlier today the Land Court of Queensland recommended that the mining leases and the environmental authority amendment application be granted, subject to conditions. It was an excellent result for New Hope Group, employees, their families and… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland mem...

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Dec 17, 2021
Tenders called for leisure centre revamp

Tenders called for leisure centre revamp

Townsville City Council is calling for tenders for a multi-million-dollar revitalisation project at the Northern Beaches Leisure Centre. The project will include the construction of a new eight-lane Olympic-sized swimming pool which will replace the existing pool. The council’s 2021/22 budget included $5 million for the reconstruction of the 50m pool, funded under the 2021-24… This content ...

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Dec 17, 2021
Mining-minded students in first ARISE camp

Mining-minded students in first ARISE camp

A group of 16 high school students from across Queensland has been experiencing the day-to-day operations of the resources sector in a first-of-its-kind camp.  The inaugural ARISE Oresome Minds Camp (December 12-17) was facilitated by Australian Resources Industry Skills and Education (ARISE) and supported by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA). Aimed at students who are pursuing… This content is...

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Dec 16, 2021
New Townsville depot for Lincom

New Townsville depot for Lincom

Materials handling specialist Lincom is stepping up its presence in the North, with a new warehouse and service depot in Townsville. Chief executive officer Stephen Watterson said the new facilities would take Lincom’s business in the region to the next level and give back to the customers who had supported it. “The customers are spending… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members ...

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Dec 16, 2021
Surging coal revenue boosts Budget outlook

Surging coal revenue boosts Budget outlook

A lift in coking coal prices and strong property sector have delivered a boost in revenue for the State Government, which has slashed its forecast deficit for 2021-22. State taxation and royalties are expected to be $8.1 billion higher over the forward estimates than forecast at the time of the 2021–22 Budget. Stronger than expected… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.L...

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Dec 16, 2021
New Century commits to Mount Lyell work

New Century commits to Mount Lyell work

New Century Resources has taken a further step towards ownership of the Mount Lyell copper mine, executing an option agreement with Vedanta to buy mine owner Copper Mines of Tasmania. The move allows New Century to evaluate the potential for restart of operations at the mothballed Tasmanian site. The company will investigate the refurbishment or… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland m...

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