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Jun 22, 2020
Infrastructure funding hit list revealed

Infrastructure funding hit list revealed

The Federal Government has revealed a list of shovel-ready Queensland projects to be funded under a COVID-19 recovery plan to boost infrastructure. Upgrades on the Cloncurry–Dajarra Road, Richmond–Winton Road, and the Burke and Gregory Developmental roads are among those to make the cut. Safety upgrades including a $37.5 million project on the Kennedy Highway and… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Jun 16, 2020
Moves to tackle green tape a boost for mining jobs

Moves to tackle green tape a boost for mining jobs

The mining industry will be able to create more jobs more quickly thanks to a federal commitment to slash delays in environmental approvals, a peak group says. “Faster approvals for mines and other major projects will support the investment and jobs Australia needs to recover more quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic,” Minerals Council of Australia… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland,...

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Jun 16, 2020
Cowboys COVID-19 staff casualties take to civil

Cowboys COVID-19 staff casualties take to civil

The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys’ Gold Stars inaugural QRLW season was just one round old when elite pathways coach Ben Jeffries received the news of a club-wide stand-down due to COVID-19 in early April. Suddenly, hectic days spent managing the Cowboys Academy and coaching the club’s first women’s team turned into concerns on the home… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Jun 16, 2020
Opposition shares vision for New Bradfield Scheme

Opposition shares vision for New Bradfield Scheme

The Queensland Opposition has released new concept images for its $15 billion New Bradfield Scheme proposal. LNP leader Deb Frecklington said backing such visionary projects was now more important than ever to build a stronger economy. State LNP leader Deb Frecklington. “These are never before seen concepts of the LNP’s New Bradfield Scheme,” she said…. This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Jun 15, 2020
PM’s plan to pick up the pace on projects pipeline

PM’s plan to pick up the pace on projects pipeline

The Federal Government has announced a fresh infrastructure boost to combat the COVID-19 downturn, including $1.5 billion of new money to get smaller-scale projects moving quickly. It is also looking to accelerate the approval processes for 15 mega projects representing about $72 billion worth of planned investment by government and the private sector. Prime Minister… This content is for iQ...

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Jun 12, 2020
Power-up for Glencore’s $1.5b coal plan

Power-up for Glencore’s $1.5b coal plan

Glencore’s $1.5 billion Valeria coal project in the Bowen Basin has been declared a coordinated project by Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General. A construction workforce of up to 1400 people is expected to be required for the project, and Glencore expects the mine to have an operational workforce of up to 950 people (fulltime equivalent). State Regional… This content is for iQ...

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Jun 08, 2020
Mining growth to lead recovery

Mining growth to lead recovery

Miners and the supply chain were expecting to increase staff numbers post COVID19. The Queensland government was also called out for praise in its handling of the pandemic. That’s all in the new ‘state of the sector’ report released by the Queensland Resources Council. A survey of the State’s top resource leaders in May found… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ...

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Jun 02, 2020
Glencore scouting for next batch of apprentices

Glencore scouting for next batch of apprentices

New career opportunities across regional communities are available with applications open for Glencore’s 2021 Apprenticeship Program. With almost 450 apprentices already working across its Australian coal, copper and zinc operations, Glencore is now looking for next year’s new recruits. “We’re proud to be one of Australia’s largest natural resource sector employers that offers in-house apprentices...

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May 29, 2020
Made in Queensland response to COVID-19

Made in Queensland response to COVID-19

The Queensland Government and ICN Queensland want to make members of business community more self-reliant. The webpage at https://qldcovid19.icn.org.au/ is providing businesses and manufacturers with opportunities to work together to provide new products and services and to reduce reliance on imports. The emphasis is on shortening supply chains and reducing the risk of relying on imports.  Fi...

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