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Michael Berkman MP

Anti mining MP demands industry pays $890M for bushfires

Mining companies should forgo some their profits to help cover the cost of recovering from bushfires that continue to devastate Queensland, an elected representative has said. Greens State MP Michael...

Better mine rehabilitation for Queensland

 Palaszczuk Government implements next generation laws to ensure large mines across the state are properly rehabilitated #miningnews #qmeb #aprs #QueenslandMining

Resolute Mining Ravenswood

$167m mine approval secures 200+ jobs in FNQ

A $167 million mine expansion has been approved, securing the future of hundreds of jobs in Far North Queensland. Resolute Mining’s Ravenswood Gold Mine Expansion was recently approved by the...

Anthony Lynham mining

Pilot exploration project coming to Surat Basin

Queensland’s coal-seam gas rich Surat Basin yields a new opportunity for a pilot exploration project that could create hundreds of jobs. The State Government recently agreed to release about 58...

Queensland mining exports soar by $1.6bn

After a prolonged downturn, Queensland mining exports are showing renewed signs of life with a major spike in activity. The State Government recently reported a $1.6 billion increase in Queensland’s...

Tougher groundwater extraction laws proposed

Resource companies wanting to take groundwater for mining activities will be subject to tougher assessment of environmental impacts under proposed new laws. Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles, who...

BLACK LUNG: X-rays to be “double-checked”

The Queensland Government has launched a boosted x-ray screening system, which will see coal miners’ x-rays “double-checked” overseas. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr...

More than 800sq km for Queensland resources industry

More than 800 square kilometres of land has been set aside for the resources industry, as part of Queensland’s first exploration forward plan released today. Minister for State Development and...

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