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Dugald River zinc project gains red tape reduction

The $1.4 billion Dugald River zinc project has gained special status to help cut red tape and create hundreds of jobs in north Queensland. State Development Minister and Minister for Natural...

Hundreds of jobs secured at Mount Isa mines

Hundreds of jobs have been saved at Mount Isa Mines thanks to new environmental conditions that allows the Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter and Townsville Copper Refinery to operate until the end of...

Big Miners Head to Bowen for Business Forum

Senior representatives from GVK Hancock, North Queensland Bulk Ports and Adani will be in Bowen next month to speak at the Bowen Business Information Forum (BBIF). Whitsundays Marketing and...

Uranium Ban Lifted

The Queensland Government’s lifting of the uranium ban in October came as a welcome surprise to a resources sector lagging in the doldrums. Premier Campbell Newman said sustained public debate and...

Call to Scrap Abbot Point Port Expansion

A recent government report claiming Queensland’s three coal ports are only operating at roughly 50% capacity has prompted World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) Australia to call for a halt on all new port...

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