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Jul 07, 2021
New Cat M320 Wheeled Excavator

New Cat M320 Wheeled Excavator

The new Cat® M320 wheeled excavator optimizes performance and efficiency at the job site with up to nine percent more swing torque than the Cat M320F to get work done faster.  Its longer wheelbase increases operating stability and improves machine ride when roading to the next jobsite at speeds reaching 35 km/h (21.7 mph).  From dirt… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Jul 07, 2021
Mining members expected to meet sexual harassment guidelines

Mining members expected to meet sexual harassment guidelines

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) says it has taken what it says is a significant step to help eliminate sexual harassment. It’s released a National Industry Code which sets clear expectations on MCA member companies to develop a culture of respect while improving support for workers.The Industry Code reinforces the industry’s Commitment to Eliminating Sexual Harassmentby outl...

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Jul 07, 2021
Land deal signed off for training facilities

Land deal signed off for training facilities

The Palaszczuk Government has struck a deal to secure land for training of Australian and Singaporean military personnel in North and Central Queensland. The leasing arrangements for land at Greenvale and Shoalwater Bay have been finalised – paving the way for the government to create almost 600 new jobs, said Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. “This base… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Jul 06, 2021
Burke Shire chips in for miners memorial build

Burke Shire chips in for miners memorial build

The planned miners memorials in Mount Isa is set to get a boost from a gulf of Carpentaria council. Burke Shire’s effort to commit $2,500 to the fund has been welcomed by Mount Isa Mayor Cr Danielle Slade   The donation commitment was raised at a recent Burke Shire Council pre-budget workshop and was expected to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Ge...

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Jul 06, 2021
Peak body outlines its preferred process to enable mine development

Peak body outlines its preferred process to enable mine development

A mining peak industry body is advocating for ‘stable, predictable and practical frameworks to enable responsible land-based development’. It comes in the shadow of the findings of a Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia which is conducting an inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia. On tabling the interim report, Northern…...

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Jul 06, 2021
Glencore announces a new Chair

Glencore announces a new Chair

The board of Glencore has announced a successor for Chairman Tony Hayward. He’ll be replaced by Kalidas Madhavpeddi as of 30 July. Tony Hayward was appointed to the Board at the time of the Company’s IPO in May 2011 and appointed as Chairman in 2013.  Following consultation with the Company’s largest institutional shareholders it was… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Jul 06, 2021
Mount Carbine drilling strikes king veins

Mount Carbine drilling strikes king veins

King-Veins hit in recent drilling at Mount Carbine have been described as ‘exceeding owner’s EQ Resources’ expectations.’ EQ Resources carrying out a resource drilling program feasibility study. The company is the 100 percent owner of the Mt Carbine Tungsten Mine near Cairns, Australia’s only primary tungsten producer.  Intersections maintain projections A total 22 “Ki...

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Jul 05, 2021
Queensland resources served medium-rare

Queensland resources served medium-rare

A Dutch organisation representing peak industry groups has been served up a feast of Queensland mineral wealth. The group which is made up of 185,000 enterprises has savoured platters of critical minerals, relished entree of rare earths, gorged on mains of copper with base metals sides all of which was rounded off with a bauxite… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil...

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Jul 05, 2021
Metro Mining management replaced by ex-Rio Tinto executives

Metro Mining management replaced by ex-Rio Tinto executives

There’s been a spill at the head of struggling Cape York bauxite miner Metro Mining. In a statement released today (Monday 5 Jul 21), the board announced to the ASX that Managing Director and CEO Simon Finnis had stepped down. Simon Finnis on-site at Bauxite Hills mine The company had a market capitalisation of $27.80… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, i...

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