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May 21, 2021
Gladstone in the running for global ports award

Gladstone in the running for global ports award

Gladstone Ports Corporation has been shortlisted for the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) Sustainability Awards for its Community Parklands project. About 37 ports from 21 countries submitted entries for the 2021 World Ports Sustainability Awards. A judging panel of international experts have whittled down the entries to three finalists for each category, including… ...

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May 20, 2021
Pure Hydrogen in deal for refuelling outlets

Pure Hydrogen in deal for refuelling outlets

Pure Hydrogen Corporation has taken another step towards developing a major hydrogen network with a deal to help set up refuelling hubs on the East Coast of Australia. The company has executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with H2H Energy, which has agreed to supply and maintain refuelling outlets on a number of Pure Hydrogen’s… ...

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May 20, 2021
Input invited on resources industry plan

Input invited on resources industry plan

Submissions have opened for the Queensland Resources Industry Development Plan. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the plan centred on working with industry, the regions and communities to set a shared vision for the future of the sector. “It’s important communities, businesses and stakeholders can have their input into the plan,” he said. Resources Minister Scott… ...

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May 19, 2021
Findings out in Carmichael erosion investigation

Findings out in Carmichael erosion investigation

A probe into alleged breaches of erosion control requirements on the Carmichael Rail Network construction project has found room for improvement, but no fundamental shortcomings in procedures. The Office of the Coordinator-General completed an investigation into the sediment and erosion controls in place along the construction corridor after complaints from the Mackay Conservation Group. MCG…...

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May 19, 2021
Mount Chalmers yields bonanza grades for new owner

Mount Chalmers yields bonanza grades for new owner

QMines’ maiden diamond drilling program at the former Mount Chalmers mine near Rockhampton has produced ‘outstanding’ high-grade copper and gold results. The recent program delivered bonanza grades including 13.4 per cent copper, 6.11g/t gold and 31g/t silver in a 0.75m intersection from 132.6m downhole, the company said. “Some outstanding results from our maiden diamond drilling...

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May 18, 2021
Report underlines mining contribution

Report underlines mining contribution

Australia’s mining industry forked out record taxes and royalties in 2019-20, even as the COVID-19 pandemic started to push the economy into recession, the Minerals Council of Australia says. The record payments to government are highlighted in the latest Deloitte Access Economics report commissioned by the MCA. It estimates the minerals sector paid $24.1 billion in company… ...

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May 18, 2021
No new coal or gas projects on IEA road to net zero emissions

No new coal or gas projects on IEA road to net zero emissions

A roadmap for the energy sector to reach net zero emissions by 2050 sets a pathway with no new oil or gas fields, coal mines or mine extensions beyond those already committed. The International Energy Agency report states that reaching net zero by 2050 requires further rapid deployment of available technologies as well as widespread… ...

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May 18, 2021
Industry embraces red tape removal

Industry embraces red tape removal

New laws passed through the Senate to allow automatic recognition of qualifications across borders have been hailed as a win for the mining sector and small business tradespeople. Mutual recognition of state and territory-based occupational licences and registration would boost the mining workforce’s ability to work across regions without the red tape and cost of obtaining… ...

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May 17, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Updates from Sandvik, Alice Queen, Ampol, Austin Engineering, State Gas and Central Petroleum in this week’s exploration, mining and processing briefs. State Gas spuds first Rougemont well State Gas is drilling the first well in its new Rolleston-West gas project (ATP 2062), near Rolleston in the Surat Basin. The Rougemont-1 well is the first of… ...

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