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Jan 22, 2022
Alice Queen sees glowing potential on Horn Island

Alice Queen sees glowing potential on Horn Island

Explorer Alice Queen is hailing Horn Island’s potential as a multimillion-ounce gold asset after a string of positive developments. Interim results from a dipole dipole induced polarisation (DDIP) survey point to a 1.4km anomaly associated with surface gold. The company this week also released final assays from close-space drilling carried out for the scoping study… This content is fo...

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Jan 22, 2022
Wolfram Camp revisited in fresh focus on old mines

Wolfram Camp revisited in fresh focus on old mines

With the State Government looking into the potential re-commercialisation of North Queensland’s Wolfram Camp tungsten site, AMEC is hosting a webinar on February 1 for interested parties. Revisiting such abandoned sites for commercial opportunities is a key direction coming out of the Queensland Resources Industry Development Plan (QRIDP) released last year. The Department of Resources ...

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Jan 22, 2022
Construction team works around water extremes

Construction team works around water extremes

Sunwater has shared images from the Rookwood Weir site highlighting the challenges of carrying out a $367.2 million construction project in Australia’s second largest river basin. It says river levels have dramatically receded at Rookwood Weir since the Fitzroy River peaked late last year. About 1400 megalitres (ML) a day are flowing past the site… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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Jan 21, 2022
Aggreko tips to cut mine site emissions

Aggreko tips to cut mine site emissions

Power solution provider Aggreko has released its top tips to help miners decarbonise now and into the future. Aggreko global head of mining Rod Saffy said while miners were embracing the global energy transition, some were unsure where to begin. “For some miners it’s about knowing where to start and they may be weighing up… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Regi...

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Jan 21, 2022
Companies need to step up on COVID says union

Companies need to step up on COVID says union

Mining companies have dropped the ball on COVID-19 control measures like social distancing and hygiene as the highly contagious Omicron variant spreads through the Queensland coal industry, the Mining and Energy Union says.  Queensland District president Stephen Smyth said mining companies had not updated their risk management plans to take into account the new variant… This content is for ...

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Jan 21, 2022
Hiab expands electric forklift offering

Hiab expands electric forklift offering

Hiab has introduced a third model in its eSeries of all-electric truck mounted forklifts, the MOFFETT E5 NX. The forklift is touted as a specialist for medium to heavy-duty tasks – lifting up to 2500 kg – and has been nominated for an IFOY AWARD 2022 in the category Special Vehicle / Warehouse Truck.  It… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Jan 21, 2022
Tunnel work off with a bang at NQ hydro project

Tunnel work off with a bang at NQ hydro project

The team building Genex Power’s $777 million Kidston hydro-electricity project has started underground excavation works with the first major blast for the Main Access Tunnel (MAT). The company said tunnelling operations were now progressing on a 24/7 basis with two shifts per day at the North Queensland site. This would progress the tunnelling works at… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Jan 20, 2022
Copper crunch in face of energy transition

Copper crunch in face of energy transition

Global demand for copper will outstrip supply by more than six million tonnes a year by 2030, Rystad Energy projects. As an essential component in manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) and consumer electronics, a deficit of this magnitude would have wide-reaching ramifications, the research group said. “Lackluster investments in copper mining are stumping supply, as the… This content is for...

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Jan 20, 2022
Spotlight on renewable energy opportunities

Spotlight on renewable energy opportunities

An online industry conference in April will highlight the business and supply chain procurement opportunities within Queensland’s burgeoning renewable energy sector. Connecting Industry managing director Kieran Moran. The Connecting Renewable Energy Conference Queensland will feature approved and proposed solar, wind, battery, hydro-electric, and hydrogen projects. Event organiser, Connectin...

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