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Jun 16, 2021
Golden milestone for new Pajingo mine decline

Golden milestone for new Pajingo mine decline

Minjar Gold’s Pajingo operation has struck gold from a fresh major ore source as it continues to develop a new decline. Development ore is being processed from the Steph orebody, intersected as part of the Lynne project at Pajingo, 50km south of Charters Towers. It is a milestone for the decline  project, which will provide… ...

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Jun 16, 2021
Mining rights clarified as state cleans house

Mining rights clarified as state cleans house

The state government’s cleaning house to, what it says, make life easier for miners. The Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 would clarify some administrative aspects of mining and petroleum leases said Resources Minister Scott Stewart.  The proposed amendments would clarify that any leases approved between 1989 and 2010 under the Mineral Resources Act 1989 and… ...

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Jun 16, 2021
Environmental review hailed as a game changer by mining peak body

Environmental review hailed as a game changer by mining peak body

A peak mining body has hailed changes flagged in a review of the federal Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act saying the gates are opening wider for more timely approvals on development. The Commonwealth Government’s timeline and progress report on major reforms to the EPBC Act provides stakeholders with clarity and certainty said Minerals Council of… ...

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Jun 16, 2021
Australia’s energy resources light the way

Australia’s energy resources light the way

Australia’s abundance of world-class energy resources and role as a globally significant energy commodity producer has been reaffirmed in Australia’s Energy Commodity Resources (AECR) publication.   The inaugural AECR 2021 publication, released by Geoscience Australia, provides a national stocktake of our natural gas, coal, and uranium resources, said Minister for Resources, Water and No...

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Jun 16, 2021
Hillalong South delivers for Bowen Coking Coal

Hillalong South delivers for Bowen Coking Coal

Bowen Coking Coal has hailed significant early results from an exploration program underway at its Hillalong South project, raising the prospects of a new high-quality coking coal mine. It follows a successful Phase 1 exploration program which resulted in a maiden JORC Resource of 43 million tonnes at Hillalong North, near Glenden in Central Queensland. Bowen… ...

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Jun 16, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Updates on Central Petroleum, GBM Resources, Metro Mining and more in this week’s exploration, mining and processing briefs. Metro continues funding talks Cape York bauxite miner Metro Mining is continuing negotiations with lenders for a bridging loan to overcome a cash flow crisis. The company, which owns and operates the Bauxite Hills mine, initially requested… ...

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Jun 16, 2021
Thiess fleet hits haul road to lower emissions

Thiess fleet hits haul road to lower emissions

Major contractor Thiess is phasing in the use of locally sourced gas to displace diesel in large mining trucks in its Bowen Basin fleet. Thiess has teamed up with Mine Energy Solutions to introduce lower emission, dual-fuel technology in the trucks. “Partnerships like this ensure Thiess is playing a role in reducing emissions on our operations and leading the path to decarbonisation… ...

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Jun 15, 2021
Resources sector the power behind the Queensland budget

Resources sector the power behind the Queensland budget

The state government was reaping the benefits of its health-driven response to COVID-19 underpinned by the state’s $82.6 billion resources sector said Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane. Mr Macfarlane praised the government’s willingness to work with the resources sector to establish industry-specific COVID-19 protocols, which had s...

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Jun 15, 2021
Jobs focus in Queensland Budget

Jobs focus in Queensland Budget

A $3.34 billion Queensland Jobs Fund is among the highlights of what has been dubbed the 2021-22 Queensland COVID-19 Economic Recovery Budget. Treasurer and Minister for Investment Cameron Dick said the budget, at its core, provided fundamental lessons about a health crisis like the COVID pandemic. “It’s only because we got our health response right… ...

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