Tag - Michael Roche

Seeking operator to reopen Ellendale mine

The McGowan Government is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from mining companies to reopen the Ellendale diamond mine in Western Australia’s Kimberley region.   Located 120 kilometres...

New FIFO law benefits regional communities

The Palaszczuk Government yesterday delivered on its election commitment to legislate against 100 per cent fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforces on large resource projects near regional communities...

Activists to take Alpha coal project to High Court

GVK Hancock are facing a brand new challenge, as green activists prepare to take the Alpha coal project to the High Court of Australia. Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roach said...

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...

Michael Roche: Resources vital link for renewables

The following is an op-ed piece written by Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche.    Everything you do today will be possible thanks to the natural resources sector. The...

QRC chief executive appointed at law firm

Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche will step into an advisory role with a leading law firm following his retirement. Mr Roche announced his intention to step down as chief...

QRC chief executive to step down

Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council Michael Roche has announced his intention to step down later this year, after more than 11 years in the role. Mr Roche, who joined the QRC in 2005...

Queensland miners urged to “vote for their jobs”

The Queensland Resources Council is calling on the 60,000 workers across the state’s resources sector and the additional 300,000 workers whose jobs depend on the sector to support political parties...

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