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Resources puts downward pressure on Qld unemployment

Queenslanders should be encouraged the resources sector is doing its bit to put downward pressure on the States unemployment, which increased by 0.1% to 6.3%, Queensland Resources Council Chief...

$100 million waste management revolution

A $100 million Palaszczuk Government program which is set to revolutionise Queensland’s recycling, resource recovery and biofutures industries is now open. Minister for State Development...

Mt Emerald exporting first electricity into the grid

Queensland’s largest wind farm — located in Far North Queensland — is now exporting its first electricity into the grid, with its new substation and switchyard now energised and ready to roll. Energy...

Mining and energy drive midmarket merges in 2018

Renewed interest from the United States and Canada has helped propel the Australian M&A sector to a strong first half, with mid-market deals valued between $10 million and $250 million accounting...

Grid scale battery to be built at Lake Bonney Wind Farm

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $5 million in funding to Infigen to install a 25MW / 52MWh Tesla battery at the Lake Bonney...

Australia’s Worst Mine Disasters

With the mining industry as large as Australia’s, it should come as no surprise that we have a vast history of accidents, varying in size. Here are the worst mining disasters in Australian...

An Overview of Key Resource Areas in Queensland

The Queensland government has made a list of areas that contain extractive materials called Key Resource Areas. The Eligibility Requirements for a Key Resource Area Demarcation.

Renewable energy boost for a Queensland

More of Queensland ‘s renewable energy will now come from inside the state’s borders with Ergon Energy entering the market to buy 150 megawatts of renewable energy from regional Queensland. Minister...