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Jul 09, 2021
Minister to appeal decision finding duty of care in coal mine approval

Minister to appeal decision finding duty of care in coal mine approval

Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley has announced the Morrison Government’s intention to appeal the recent Federal Court judgment in relation to the Vickery Coal Mine decision. Following the handing down of orders by the Court yesterday, the Minister has now instructed the department to lodge a notice of appeal. In his initial Sharma v… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Jul 09, 2021
Met coal leads a winning resources exports pack

Met coal leads a winning resources exports pack

It’s predicted there’ll be a 30 percent rise in returns from Metallurgical Coal in the next two years. Surging demand for steel across the globe has turbocharged exports of Queensland metallurgical coal, said Resources Minister Scott Stewart. “This report forecasts Australia’s revenue from metallurgical coal exports will skyrocket from $22 billion in 2020-21, to almost… This content is for ...

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Jul 09, 2021
Capcoal awards Bis long term logistics contract

Capcoal awards Bis long term logistics contract

Resources logistics provider, Bis, has won a new multi-year contract for Anglo American’s Capcoal operations near Middlemount in the mid-Bowen Basin. The off-road haulage, materials handling and site services contract is the latest in an ongoing relationship between Anglo American and Bis that spans more than 20 years. The contract sees Bis supply a tailored… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Jul 09, 2021
Integrated energy site coming together at Julia Creek

Integrated energy site coming together at Julia Creek

QEM is reporting progress in validating its integrated energy site in northwest Queensland. The Gold Coast company has plans for a vanadium mine and green hydrogen hub on a lease south of Julia Creek. QEM has confirmed to the ASX that DNV Australia successfully completed the first stage of a pre-feasibility (PFS) study into power… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civi...

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Jul 09, 2021
Native title recognised over a third of the state

Native title recognised over a third of the state

NAIDOC week has been recognised by the Palaszczuk Government which says native title is now recognised over 30 percent of the state. Queensland has resolved 156 native title claimant applications said Resources Minister Scott Stewart. “This equates to more than a third of all the claimant determinations in Australia,” he said. “Of those, 144 have… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland,...

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Jul 08, 2021
Climate change duty of care enshrined into law

Climate change duty of care enshrined into law

There’s a new standard that needs to be considered for the approvals of coal mines. Eight high school students have welcomed final orders in their historic court case that found the Federal Environment Minister has a duty to avoid causing children harm when approving a new coal project.   Sharma v Minister for the Environment In… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Jul 08, 2021
Emerging miners get a taste of what the industry offers

Emerging miners get a taste of what the industry offers

Mount Isa students have received a taste of what it’s like to work in the resources sector this week during the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy’s (QMEA) Oresome Minds and Oresome Trades Camps in Mount Isa.   Staff from event hosts Glencore Mount Isa Mines have been on hand to mentor students through the cam...

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Jul 08, 2021
Cannindah completes drill programs near Charters Towers and Gladstone

Cannindah completes drill programs near Charters Towers and Gladstone

Cannindah Resources has completed 36 reverse circulation percussion holes for a total of 2,437m of drilling at the Piccadilly lease 60 km north of Charters Towers. More than 2,540 samples have been (including QA-QC) sent to the lab for assaying.  Consulting geologists at Townsville-based Terra Search would be compiling these results as they are available,… This content is for iQ Indust...

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Jul 08, 2021
Metro Mining signs new supply deals

Metro Mining signs new supply deals

The fortunes of Metro Mining have taken a turn for better. The company has announced two sales of 60,000 Wet Metric Tonnes each. Metro told the ASX the sales are coupled with a non-binding Letter of Intent (LoI) with Shanxi Liulin Senze Aluminium Company. Related: Metro Mining management replaced by ex-Rio Tinto executives The company… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ...

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