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Jun 04, 2021
Wellbeing app attuned to miners’ needs

Wellbeing app attuned to miners’ needs

A new MineWell mobile app is described as being developed by miners for miners to reduce stress and improve wellbeing. The Mineral Council of Australia launched the free app this week, saying the industry was taking action to support the mental health and resilience of its 250,000-strong workforce. MineWell is a preventative mental health and wellbeing app… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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May 31, 2021
Helping coal mining communities battle dust pollution

Helping coal mining communities battle dust pollution

Partner supplied editorial Recent national legislation means that the issues of dust control and air quality around mining communities are firmly back on the national agenda and dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT) are providing miners turnkey solutions to protect both workers and residents alike. Coal mines alone are responsible for almost half the nation’s total… This...

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May 25, 2021
Bids for Brock’s beast roar past $1m mark

Bids for Brock’s beast roar past $1m mark

Bidding for the ‘Blue Meanie’ once owned by Australian motor racing supremo Peter Brock has passed the $1 million mark. The 1985 HDT VK Group A build #005, once Brock’s personal car, is being auctioned by Grays. Fans with a seven-figure sum to spare will have to get in quick for a piece of the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner...

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Apr 17, 2021
Holdens set to drive big bucks at auction

Holdens set to drive big bucks at auction

Two 1980s Holdens are expected to fetch over $1 million when they go to auction next week. The VL Walkinshaw and VN SS Group A will be auctioned at midday on April 24. Lloyds Auctions chief operations officer Lee Hames said all signs pointed to the two vehicles attracting plenty of interest and big bucks…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’...

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Feb 20, 2021
True blue record-breaker

True blue record-breaker

This electric blue Ford has just become the most expensive Australian-made production car to be sold at auction. The 1971 Ford XY Falcon GT-HO Phase III went for $1.15 million ($1.2 million with buyer’s premium) in Slattery’s Ultimate Aussie Car Auction this week. That beat the $1.05 million paid in January for a Holden HSV… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, i...

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Feb 11, 2021
Dose of Outback reality as  Survivor hits Cloncurry

Dose of Outback reality as Survivor hits Cloncurry

After five seasons stranded on Pacific islands, Australian Survivor is setting up camp in North West Queensland. Cloncurry is hosting Season 6 of the popular show, produced by Endemol Shine Australia for Network 10. “With its rich history and epic landscape that includes iconic red dirt, towering rock formations and spectacular fresh water dams, Cloncurry is… This content is for ...

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Jan 31, 2021
Record bids for exceptional Holdens

Record bids for exceptional Holdens

This 2017 GTSR W1 Maloo Ute has broken the record for Australia’s most expensive road registerable muscle car, selling under the hammer for $1,050,000. “There were three bidders that bid over $1,000,000 on the Maloo Ute with two of them being Holden enthusiasts,” Lloyds Auctions chief executive officer Lee Hames said. “However the winning bidder… This content is for iQ Industry ...

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Sep 12, 2020
Brabham unveils road car with a racing heart

Brabham unveils road car with a racing heart

Brabham Automotive has launched a street-legal version of its BT62 hypercar – the Brabham BT62R. And it says it is already filling multiple orders from customers in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere for the car, priced at $1.5 million. With 522kW (700hp) of power and 667 Nm of torque on tap, the Brabham BT62R features… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, ...

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Sep 09, 2020
Karaoke kings urged to aid JCU voice study

Karaoke kings urged to aid JCU voice study

Love to belt it out like Barnesy on karaoke night? If so, then James Cook University is keen to sign you up for a new research project. While there’s no doubt karaoke can be hard on the ears, this study aims to find out if it is also bad for your voice. Dr Christopher Plant… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Mining North, iQ Miner’s Life, ...

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