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Coal

May 13, 2021
Charge On challenge to electrify haul  fleets

Charge On challenge to electrify haul fleets

Mining giants BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale have launched a global competition for technology innovators to develop new concepts for large-scale haul truck electrification systems. The Charge On Innovation Challenge aims to help significantly cut emissions from surface mine operations and unlock safety, productivity, and operational improvements. The big miners are founding patrons of the… ...

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May 13, 2021
Ensham extension plans advancing

Ensham extension plans advancing

A plan to extend the Ensham coal mine to add an extra nine years to operations is advancing, with the environmental impact statement (EIS) out for public comments. The $315 million extension project would see the mine continue to produce about 4.5 million tonnes of coal each year and support more than 600 full-time jobs… ...

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May 12, 2021
Pure Hydrogen signs water deal for Gladstone plant

Pure Hydrogen signs water deal for Gladstone plant

Pure Hydrogen has sealed an agreement for water supply for its planned large-scale Project Jupiter hydrogen plant in Gladstone. The company said the contract with the Gladstone Area Water Board was among its initiatives to secure supply of critical inputs for Project Jupiter to proceed. The water supply contract is subject to conditions including project… ...

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May 12, 2021
QRC welcomes support for emission-cutting initiatives

QRC welcomes support for emission-cutting initiatives

The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed a $1.2 billion Budget allocation for international partnerships on low-emissions technology projects as well as hydrogen and carbon capture use and storage initiatives. The Federal Government will invest a further $1.6 billion over 10 years to incentivise investment in technologies (identified in its Technology Investment Roadmap and Low Emissions Tech...

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May 11, 2021
Investment-readiness workshops

Investment-readiness workshops

TIQ is partnering with Deloitte Australia to deliver a series of workshops around Queensland to help small and medium-sized businesses attract new investment. Building on the Business Growth Essentials workshops delivered in 2019, the 2021 series will focus on the practical tools that businesses need to successfully engage investors. Last year saw bushfires, drought, floods and a global pandemic a...

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May 11, 2021
Technology in Business – Free event

Technology in Business – Free event

Join Capricorn Enterprise for breakfast and an information session on technology in business provided by tech providers and leaders. This workshop is part of Queensland Small Business Month and is proudly supported by the Queensland Government. Be informed and updated by key industry specialists including Deborah Mead (NBN), Jason Spence (iAssist), Mark Payne (DigitalRez Australia), Jason Foss...

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May 11, 2021
Concrete industry breakfast briefing

Concrete industry breakfast briefing

The future of concrete relies on achieving sustainable and realistic alternative options that contribute to achieving a reduced carbon footprint. This briefing will review the options for fly ash use and the advantages realized in coal combustion products. Speakers include Tasha Eagle (EdenCrete), Shawn Perry (Fosroc), Justin Moss (Arcadis) and Bill Martin (Bilmar Solutions). Guests will also rec...

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May 11, 2021
Charges laid over Curragh mine death

Charges laid over Curragh mine death

Charges have been laid over the death of Donald Rabbitt in an incident at the Curragh mine near Blackwater in January 2020. Independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor Aaron Guilfoyle has commenced prosecutions against the mine operator, contractor and a former site senior executive of the coal mine. Mr Rabbitt, an employee of Curragh mine… ...

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May 10, 2021
Mahalo gas project growing as new ATP granted

Mahalo gas project growing as new ATP granted

Queensland-based energy company Comet Ridge is continuing to build its Mahalo Hub base with news it has been granted an Authority to Prospect over a 338sq km parcel of land. The Central Queensland tender block PLR2020-1-2 has been officially awarded to Comet Ridge as ATP 2063 and will be called Mahalo Far East. The award… ...

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