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Hundreds of mining jobs up for grabs in Bowen Basin

A multinational mining company is hiring hundreds of new staff for its mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) will employ about 200 people at its Peak Downs and Saraji...

Former mining minister to head QRC

Former Resources Minister Ian Macfarlane has been appointed the next chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council. QRC President Rag Udd, who begins his presidency role today, made the...


Resources sector farewells industry ‘champions’

Tributes have been flowing this week after the retirement announcements of two resource industry leaders. Former resources and energy Minister Ian Macfarlane and Shadow Minister Gary Gray both...

New resources minister promotes renewable energy

Australia’s new Energy and Resources Minister Josh Frydenberg has been welcomed by the mining industry, and has used his first day in the job to promote renewable energy. Clean Energy Council Policy...

New PM Malcolm Turnbull dumps industry minister

Minister for Industry and Science Ian McFarlane has been dumped, as new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces a new Cabinet. Speaking in front of the media, Mr Turnbull said he was announcing a...

Energy Productivity Target to improve 40% by 2030

The Australian Government has set a target for national energy productivity to improve by 40 per cent by 2030 to help reduce Australians’ energy bills and tackle climate change.  “Improving national...

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