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May 08, 2021
Next step for $60m Big Rocks Weir project

Next step for $60m Big Rocks Weir project

Queenslanders are being invited to have their say on draft terms of reference for the $60 million Big Rocks Weir project in North Queensland. Big Rocks Weir is proposed to have a capacity of 10,000 megalitres and would augment urban and agricultural water supply in the Charters Towers region. Deputy Premier and State Development Minister… ...

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May 08, 2021
Budget boost to fire up gas

Budget boost to fire up gas

The Federal Budget will include a boost for the gas sector, including more than $6 million to accelerate the development of the Wallumbilla Gas Supply Hub in Queensland. It is part of the government’s gas-fired recovery strategy, and it is committing to strengthen the east coast gas market across the entire supply chain.  Energy Minister Angus… ...

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May 08, 2021
Innovation at the fore in Austmine awards

Innovation at the fore in Austmine awards

An Anglo American project that is seeing thousands of work orders go digital is among the initiatives shortlisted for the Austmine 2021 Awards. The biennial awards recognise excellence in mining and METS innovation and export. Anglo’s Digital Work Orders (DWO) project is a finalist in the Miners Innovation Award category. Head of transformation at Anglo… ...

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May 07, 2021
Moranbah North re-entered in first step towards restart

Moranbah North re-entered in first step towards restart

A team has re-entered the Moranbah North underground coal mine, where elevated gas levels prompted an evacuation in February. Resources Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ) has approved the re-entry, which is the first step towards resuming mining operations at the Anglo American site. Chief executive officer of Anglo American’s metallurgical coal business, Tyler Mitchelson, said… ...

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May 07, 2021
Expansion in the pipeline for Mackay company

Expansion in the pipeline for Mackay company

Just three years since it began, a Mackay-based company’s growth at a global level has been recognised ahead of this month’s Resource Industry Network annual awards. 2Censor has been named as a finalist in the Chasing the Foreign Markets Award category at the May 21 awards. 2Censor’s managing director Corey Vaughan said the company now… ...

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May 07, 2021
Pitt launches $20m strategy to broaden mining markets

Pitt launches $20m strategy to broaden mining markets

The Federal Government is introducing a $20 million Global Resources Strategy to help diversify exports and find new markets for Australia’s resources and technology.Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt launched the strategy in Townsville with Member for Herbert Phillip Thompson.“Australia’s resources sector more than lived up to its reputation as a dependable,… ...

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May 07, 2021
Carnaby keen to drill at ‘exceptional’ copper-gold site

Carnaby keen to drill at ‘exceptional’ copper-gold site

Carnaby Resources plans to kick off a 4000m drilling program next week after promising signs at its Nil Desperandum prospect in North-West Queensland. Managing director Rob Watkins said Nil Desperandum and Carnaby’s other Greater Duchess prospect areas were rapidly emerging as an exceptional camp of high-grade copper-gold targets. “We are genuinely excited about the targets… ...

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May 07, 2021
Activists pedal an anti-coal message

Activists pedal an anti-coal message

Anti-coal activists have arrived at the Carmichael mine site after a 100km bike ride which the mine’s owners say represented a serious safety risk. Wangan and Jagalingou traditional owner Coedie Burragubba led the group of riders on the ‘Tour de Carmichael’ as part of an ongoing campaign opposing the mine in Central Queensland. “As Wangan… ...

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May 07, 2021
Neoen pushes on despite Kaban funding knockback

Neoen pushes on despite Kaban funding knockback

Northern Australia Minister Keith Pitt has come under fire for blocking funding for a $380 million wind farm in Far North Queensland. Mr Pitt vetoed Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) funding for Neoen’s Kaban Green Power Hub at Ravenshoe, south-west of Cairns. However Neoen has indicated it plans to push on with the development, which… ...

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