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Jun 28, 2021
A push to get the COVID19 jab

A push to get the COVID19 jab

There’s an increased urgency among resources companies who are encouraging their workers to get COVID19 vaccinations. The Queensland Resources Council is currently being briefed by the State Government in the wake of three new cases recorded overnight. Related: Mining declared Covid Safe following a single positive case in the NT Newmont Australia’s Tanami Minesite where… This content...

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Jun 28, 2021
Develin drilling program gives it up for Zenith Minerals

Develin drilling program gives it up for Zenith Minerals

The Develin Creek copper-zinc massive sulphide project in Central Queensland continues to deliver for Zenith Minerals. Four new drill targets have been defined by induced polarisation (IP) geophysical surveys carried out at the Snook and Wilsons copper-zinc prospects.  They include two new high-quality drill targets identified at Snook (S1 & S2) which are located 30km… This content...

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Jun 28, 2021
Red River validates precious and critical mineral assets in the far north

Red River validates precious and critical mineral assets in the far north

Large precious and critical minerals targets have been identified across a number of sites by Red River Resources on the Orient project near Herberton in North Queensland. Silver and Indium were the highlight in the latest results from drone magnetic and induced polarisation (IP) geophysical surveys over 14 km2 . The surveys were completed using a… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Jun 27, 2021
Mining declared Covid Safe following a single positive case in the NT

Mining declared Covid Safe following a single positive case in the NT

The Australian mining industry is still a safe bet during the COVID period. That’s the message from the Minerals Council of Australia following the detection of a single positive case of the COVID-19 virus at Newmont Australia’s Tanami site in the Northern Territory. Related: NT mine in lockdown, hundreds of FIFO workers told to isolate after man… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Jun 26, 2021
Study shows hidden twist to ‘fool’s gold’

Study shows hidden twist to ‘fool’s gold’

Curtin University research has found tiny amounts of gold can be trapped inside pyrite, commonly known as ‘fool’s gold’, which would make it much more valuable than its name suggests. Lead researcher Dr Denis Fougerouse from Curtin’s School of Earth and Planetary Sciences said this new type of “invisible” gold had not previously been recognised… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland me...

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Jun 25, 2021
Adani warning over bankers’ anti-coal agenda

Adani warning over bankers’ anti-coal agenda

Banks and insurance companies are destroying Australian jobs and communities to satisfy demands from green activists, Adani Australia head Lucas Dow told an inquiry on Friday (June 25). The company chief executive officer and country head was giving evidence before a Joint Standing Committee hearing regarding the prudential regulation of investment in Australia’s export industries…. This co...

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Jun 25, 2021
Climate change stance batters resource sector suppliers

Climate change stance batters resource sector suppliers

A growing number of small to medium-sized businesses that service the resources sector are having significant problems securing finance and insurance because of recent climate change-related policy changes by banks and insurers, according to the Queensland Resources Council.    QRC chief executive Ian Macfarlane said Queensland businesses which support the state’s $82.6 billion resources...

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Jun 25, 2021
New high for Queensland mining employment

New high for Queensland mining employment

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed new data showing direct mining jobs in the state have hit a record high of almost 85,000. QRC chief executive Ian Macfarlane said this figure blew the previous record for mining jobs – of 80,594, set in the booming November 2013 quarter – out of the water. It came… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Jun 25, 2021
Fresh focus for surveyors in AIMS competition

Fresh focus for surveyors in AIMS competition

Mine surveyors have proven they have a good eye for photography in a competition sparked by the need to add visual appeal to an industry website. Two Bowen Basin offerings took out the top prizes after the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors (AIMS) launched a photo competition through the website www.minesurveyors.com.au “We desperately needed some… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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