Blueprint for North West Minerals Province

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A State Government blueprint to drive the next wave of resource development and new industry in Queensland’s North-West Minerals Province has been released aimed at stimulating exploration investment. The blueprint has been released following this weeks’ announcement that one of the world’s … [Read more...]

Mine Rehabilitation is Achievable

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A resource company case study project to rehabilitate former mining land shows that site rehabilitation is achievable with Environment Minister Steven Miles today singing the praises of mining companies. “Glencore Australia is progressively rehabilitating its Newlands coal mine in central … [Read more...]

Katter Takes on Fight for Coal

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Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has hit back at politicans who he says are creating the collapse of economies by anti-coal mining stands. Speaking in Mackay this week Mr Katter says he is warning the CFMEU won’t lie down and let “The ALP belt the hell out of the coal industry”. “Mackay, … [Read more...]

Adani ‘Go’ is ‘A Get Ready’

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Charters Towers Regional Council is stepping forward to now ensure that the benefits flow to the region from the massive $16.5 billion Carmichael Mine and Rail projects which were given the go ahead this week. Adani Australian chief executive Jeyakumar Janakaraj gave the “green light’ for the … [Read more...]

Carmichael Mine Confirmed

Adani chairman Gautam Adani

Adani has given the go-ahead to the first stage of the $US16 billion Carmichael mine with an announcement from Adani chairman Gautam Adani. “I am proud to announce the project has final investment decision approval which marks the official start of one of the largest single Infrastructure — … [Read more...]

Adani Coal Pollution- “Exaggerated”

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A Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Report has found that activist claims that Adani had polluted beaches near its Abbot Point coal port are an exaggeration. The Department has released its report into the discovery of coal sediment samples Dingo Beach, off Abbot Point, following … [Read more...]

New Umpire to Sort Resources Disputes

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Landholders and resources companies are a step closer to having a new independent umpire to help resolve disputes over their negotiated agreements following legislation introduced into State Parliament. Minister Natural Resources and Mines Anthony Lynham told Parliament that the new Land Access … [Read more...]

Lung Test Crackdown

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Queensland’s 30,000 coal miners will have world-class lung function tests by the end of the year as the government moves to intorduce reform to tackle black lung disease. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham says new accreditation standards for facilities and training standards for … [Read more...]