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Mining sector unemployment triple national average

The Australian mining industry has taken hit after hit with jobs being slashed on a regular basis, but a new report has revealed just how much the industry is suffering. The Australasian Institute of...

FIFO workers happy, QRC survey says

A new Queensland Resources Council survey of resource industry workers shows four out of five employees would not change where they live even if they were given the opportunity. The survey of 1832...

Minerals and LNG drive growth in Queensland exports

Queensland merchandise exports in 2014-15 amounted to almost $47 billion, according to official ABS data released this week. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the value of Queensland merchandise exports hit...

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The Downturn – Sink or swim

Bowen Basin Mining Club director Jodie Currie highlights the importance of mining industry businesses staying afloat during the mining slump. While I’m hesitant to use the word ‘downturn’, the mining...

WA FIFO inquiry recommends code of practice

A Code of Practice has been recommended to address issues surrounding mental health and FIFO work arrangements The Education and Health Standing Committee handed down its report – The impact of...

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Western downs under the microscope

The Western Downs Regional Council annual economic report, released in January, provides a summary of economic and demographic information about the Western Downs Local Government Area, as well as...

Australian mining industry set to bounce back

Australia’s mining downturn is set to drag itself out of the slump and rise once again, according to a report by IBISWorld. Plummeting commodity prices in some of Australia’s largest mining...

The Way Forward

In this edition of Queensland Mining and Energy Bulletin we talk to our state’s new Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, about the way forward for Queensland’s resources...

Mining injuries costs highest in Australia

WHEN it comes to workplace injury, Australia’s mining sector incurs the highest treatment cost per worker, with the longest average treatment duration, according to the latest report from...

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