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Queensland Resources Council Urges Government To Reject Greens Party Policy

Gas-powered haul trucks on the cards: McKinsey report

The country’s rich gas industry is expected to play a significant role in Australia’s energy future, according to a new report by McKinsey Australia. Christiaan Heyning, who co-authored The role of...

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Basslink failure has cost Tasmania $560m

The current failure of the subsea power link between the mainland and Tasmania has cost $560 million since the December failure, according to energy market analyst, EnergyQuest. While the Singaporean...

Queensland exports more LNG than Russia

Queensland exported more LNG than Russia in the March quarter, according to a report released today by energy market analyst EnergyQuest. Gross Australian LNG production increased by 53.2 per cent...

$31m power station overhaul creates 350 jobs in CQ

A massive $31 million overhaul of the Callide B Power Station, approved by the Queensland Government, will see 350 direct jobs created in the region. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the $31 million...

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Seeing the bigger picture

Bowen Basin Mining Club director Jodie Currie discusses the future of Australian coal, and how we need to look at the bigger picture. As we move on through 2016 and projects large and small are...

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A Bright Future

CSIRO solar technologies are helping to power Japan and lower the country’s emissions. Solar is a reliable, stable power source that will be key to Australia’s low-emissions future and CSIRO is...

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Warming up to solar energy

In this edition of Queensland Mining and Energy Bulletin we talk to the University of Queensland’s Professor John Foster who works as a Professor of Economics, Director of the Energy Economics and...

Weipa Solar Plant to power Rio Tinto mine

Rio Tinto and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced Australia’s first commercial diesel displacement solar plant has successfully commenced commercial operation at a remote...