fbpx

Industry News

Jun 12, 2021
Rosy outlook for Top 40 miners

Rosy outlook for Top 40 miners

BHP and Rio Tinto have retained their positions as first and second on the list of the Top 40 global mining companies in the Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ (PwC) Mine 2021 report. The report has described 2020 as a a banner year for the mining sector, and forecasts even better days ahead. Other Australian mining companies named… ...

Read More
Jun 12, 2021
Brady Review author to lead Callide power probe

Brady Review author to lead Callide power probe

Forensic engineer Dr Sean Brady has been engaged to lead an independent investigation into the Callide Power Station fire that sparked a massive outage throughout Queensland last month. Dr Brady is the man behind the recent Brady Review investigation into the causes of fatalities in the state’s mining and quarrying industry. CS Energy said other… ...

Read More
Jun 11, 2021
The cup overflows with resources sector jobs

The cup overflows with resources sector jobs

The latest SEEK employment data confirms there are jobs aplenty in Queensland, particularly in the mining, resources and energy sector.  There are 1129 jobs advertised in the areas of mining, resources and energy, with 821 paying more than $100,000 per year, as of yesterday (Thu 10 Jun 21) In May, total job advertisements across all industries in Queensland were up mo...

Read More
Jun 10, 2021
Japanese companies invest in Queensland solar

Japanese companies invest in Queensland solar

Japan-based oil trader ENEOS Corporation will partner with Sojitz to build a large-scale solar power generation business in southwest Queensland. ENEOS acquired 100 percent of the shares of Edenvale Solar Park Pty Ltd, which will operate the plant spread across 248 hectares, through Sapphire Energy Pty Ltd. Sapphire Energy is a joint venture with another Japanese based… ...

Read More
Jun 10, 2021
MATES research into how early intervention saves lives

MATES research into how early intervention saves lives

Advocacy group MATES in Construction is investing in research that will enhance opportunities for early intervention to help prevent suicide. This by determining who distressed construction workers first turn to and where they end up said Queensland and Northern Territory CEO Jorgen Gullestrup. “Every year, 190 Australians working in the construction industry take their own… ...

Read More
Jun 10, 2021
Automation partnership recognised by Resources Training Council

Automation partnership recognised by Resources Training Council

Central Queensland students with a vocation in open cut mining will be the first to benefit from a program recognised as the Outstanding Training Initiative of the Year as part of the Resources Training Council’s 2021 Innovative Skilling Awards. The Queensland Future Skills Partnership (QFSP) is a training project delivered by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity… ...

Read More
Jun 10, 2021
$2b investment to power growth

$2b investment to power growth

The Palaszczuk Government will invest $2 billion into renewable energy and hydrogen jobs as part of a COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan. The investment will provide cheaper, cleaner energy to power more jobs and more industries in Queensland. The announcement of the $2 billion ‘Queensland Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Jobs Fund’ was a watershed moment in… ...

Read More
Jun 10, 2021
Safety incident leads to longwall shutdown at Kestrel South

Safety incident leads to longwall shutdown at Kestrel South

Kestrel South longwall operations have been suspended. It follows what’s been described as a ‘frictional ignition’ on Sunday afternoon, (6 June), at the underground coal mine located 40km north-east of Emerald in the southern Bowen Basin. No workers were injured and the Queensland Mines Inspectorate has been notified.  Related – Staged re-entry begins at Grosvenor̷...

Read More
Jun 09, 2021
Exploration cash follows green energy trend

Exploration cash follows green energy trend

A green energy wave has helped lift the amount ASX-listed exploration companies raised last quarter to $2.37 billion, up 7 per cent from December, BDO research shows. The BDO cash position report shows 80 per cent of exploration companies reporting cash balances of $1 million or more, the highest proportion recorded since the business advisory… ...

Read More
Menu