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Jan 18, 2022
Call out for Queensland Mining Awards entries

Call out for Queensland Mining Awards entries

Submissions are open for the 2022 Queensland Mining Awards, hosted by the Bowen Basin Mining Club in partnership with the Queensland Resources Council. Now in their eighth year, the awards welcome entries in categories addressing safety, environment, productivity and engagement. QRC chief executive Ian Macfarlane called on operators across the resources sector to enter the… This content is ...

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Jan 18, 2022
New tech instantly converts CO2 to solid carbon

New tech instantly converts CO2 to solid carbon

RMIT University researchers have developed a new way of capturing carbon dioxide and converting it to solid carbon with technology designed to smoothly integrate into existing industrial processes. Co-lead researcher associate professor Torben Daeneke said the work built on an earlier experimental approach that used liquid metals as a catalyst. “Our new method still harnesses… This content ...

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Jan 17, 2022
GBM keen to build on Twin Hills gold inventory

GBM keen to build on Twin Hills gold inventory

GBM Resources plans an ‘aggressive’ drill campaign after completing its acquisition of the Twin Hills gold tenements from Minjar Gold. The deal means the company holds gold resources totalling about 1.5 million oz in the Drummond Basin, including its Yandan and Mount Coolon assets. “Completion of this transformational transaction represents a significant step in the… This ...

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Jan 17, 2022
Drilling hoped to extend Mount Carbine  mine

Drilling hoped to extend Mount Carbine mine

EQ Resources has launched a new diamond drilling campaign to upgrade the open pit and underground mining resource at its Mount Carbine tungsten operation. The first stage of the 2022 drilling program comprises a six-hole drill campaign as a follow up to the successful resource definition program last year. Previous drill results formed the basis… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland m...

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Jan 17, 2022
Navarre highlights Mount Carlton growth potential

Navarre highlights Mount Carlton growth potential

Outstanding drill results from the past year point to the potential for a satellite mining area just west of the Mount Carlton processing plant, new owner Navarre Minerals says. The Mount Carlton United prospect has delivered intercepts of up to 67.2 g/t gold, 1954 g/t silver and 11.9 per cent copper. “The company is extremely… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In ...

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Jan 17, 2022
Liebherr rolls out updated wheel loader series

Liebherr rolls out updated wheel loader series

Liebherr is modernising its L 550, L 566 and L 580 wheel loaders with a boost for tip load, bucket sizes and engine power. The new wheel loaders also feature a new electrohydraulic pilot control. This technology forms the basis for various intelligent features which increase safety and productivity during daily use. The electrohydraulic pilot control enables operators… This content is for i...

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Jan 17, 2022
Auckland Hill redevelopment on the way

Auckland Hill redevelopment on the way

A project to redevelop Gladstone’s Auckland Hill is set to get underway in 2022, delivering about 70 construction jobs. The project has received $5 million in funding from the Australian Government under the Regional Recovery Partnerships program and a further $5 million funding contribution from Gladstone Ports Corporation. The revamped Auckland Hill will feature a… This content is f...

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Jan 17, 2022
BHP launches intern program to build talent pool

BHP launches intern program to build talent pool

BHP is targeting students just starting out at university with a program to help it secure the necessary technical skills and expertise for the future. Natasha Van Wyk, BHP. The Minerals Australia First Year Intern Program was co-designed and developed across many areas of BHP to target first year university students starting out in generalist… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland mem...

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Jan 15, 2022
Merger adds value to Korella offer

Merger adds value to Korella offer

Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP)has taken another value-adding step to its phosphate production with planned manufacturing of Dicalcium Phosphate (DCP) at the Korella South lease in north west Queensland.  The Korella Mine is located around 150 km southeast of Mount Isa and adjoins the Phosphate Hill Mine. The company has started a prefeasibility study for the… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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