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The return of Black Lung

The deadly disease thought to have been eradicated thirty years ago has made a nasty return, sending shockwaves through the Queensland mining industry. But did it ever disappear, or did the industry...

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Share in your success

Bowen Basin Mining Club director Jodie Currie says it’s just good business sense to enter awards. As the 2016 Queensland Mining Contractor Awards approach, there are several questions that I am often...

Minerals and LNG drive growth in Queensland exports

Queensland merchandise exports in 2014-15 amounted to almost $47 billion, according to official ABS data released this week. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the value of Queensland merchandise exports hit...

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Western downs under the microscope

The Western Downs Regional Council annual economic report, released in January, provides a summary of economic and demographic information about the Western Downs Local Government Area, as well as...

Australian mining industry set to bounce back

Australia’s mining downturn is set to drag itself out of the slump and rise once again, according to a report by IBISWorld. Plummeting commodity prices in some of Australia’s largest mining...

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Mining injury claims down more than 20 percent

WorkCover Queensland statistics show that Queensland’s mining industry is improving its safety performance with injury claims falling 21 per cent since 2012/2013. Workers in the mining industry made...

Coal Sea Of Galilee

With a raft of projects currently on the drawing board for the Galilee Basin, is Queensland’s coal sector on the verge of making a comeback? asks T.R. Mackay. In November of 2013, Deputy Premier Jeff...

Queensland Exploration Scorecard Results

With the Queensland Exploration Council’s Exploration Scorecard now available for viewing online, a variety of both positive and negative results have come to light. As it’s stated in the...

QCoal named 2014 Queensland Miner of the Year

QCoal has has been named 2014 Queensland Miner of the Year at the Mining 2014 Resources Convention in Brisbane overnight. The Award was presented to Christopher Wallin, Managing Director of QCoal...

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