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Sep 18, 2020
Testing time at a Julia Creek dual commodity play

Testing time at a Julia Creek dual commodity play

Vanadium and oil shale junior miner QEM is progressing towards a pre-feasibility study at its Julia Creek Project between Townsville and Mount Isa in North West Queensland. The company was expanding its testing parameters to come up with an optimum processing path said QEM Managing Director Gavin Loyden. It would be conducted at HRL Technology Group in Melbourne (HRL), said Mr Loyden.â...

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Sep 18, 2020
Resource sector a jobs lifeline in COVID times

Resource sector a jobs lifeline in COVID times

News of a 1.3 per cent drop in Queensland’s unemployment levels from 8.8 to 7.5 per cent has been welcomed by the Queensland Resources Council. Chief executive Ian Macfarlane said mining and gas sector jobs continued to be advertised across the state, from Coolangatta to Cape York and Mount Isa. According to SEEK, there are currently 830 jobs in resources on offer, with more than 70 per c...

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Sep 18, 2020
Quarrying and wet processing webinars

Quarrying and wet processing webinars

CDE is hosting a 2-day virtual event on a range of materials processing topics. More than 70 sessions involving 100 plus industry experts across multiple time zones are planned. The free-of-charge event takes place over October 14 and 15. CDE is committed to solving challenges, educating, and innovating the quarrying & wet processing industry, and alongside our valued partners we wil...

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Sep 18, 2020
Miner hits the mark for Queensland jobs, contracts

Miner hits the mark for Queensland jobs, contracts

Adani says it has hit key benchmarks in development of the Carmichael mine and rail project by employing more than 1500 people and awarding more than $1.5 billion in contracts. Construction of the controversial thermal coal project has been underway since approvals were obtained in June last year and the project is on track to produce coal in 2021. Adani Mining chief executive officer Dav...

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Sep 18, 2020
Concrete future for old bridges under renewal plan

Concrete future for old bridges under renewal plan

Two bridges on Casuarina Rd, Midgee, outside Rockhampton are getting a much-needed upgrade thanks to nearly $800,000 of funding from the Australian Government Bridge Renewal Program and the local council. Contractor CASA Engineering is carrying out the work on the Swan Creek and Serpentine Creek bridges. They are some of the last to be updated to concrete bridges as part of a gradual proces...

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Sep 17, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From effluent pump-out services to electrical switchboards, gravel crushing to grader sales and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByMon, 21 September 2020 10:00 AMMRC010238: Register of Pre-Qualified Suppliers for the Purchase and Removal of Scrap Metal, Batteries and Other Valuable Recyclable Materials Maranoa Regional Co...

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Sep 17, 2020
Marking 90 years of engineering achievement

Marking 90 years of engineering achievement

The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland is celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2020, and is showcasing its history and member accomplishments through an online presentation. The BPEQ is an independent statutory body responsible for regulating the engineering profession across the state, through standards designed to uphold the highest engineering conduct. It is responsible for ...

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Sep 17, 2020
Spotlight on safe packing for shipping containers

Spotlight on safe packing for shipping containers

The container transport and logistics industry has stepped up to support heavy vehicle safety, releasing a coordinated campaign to raise awareness and good practice in safely packing shipping containers heading to and from Australian ports. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Regional Development Michael McCormack welcomed the Safe Container Loading Practices &...

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Sep 17, 2020
Ichthys LNG development takes NT engineering award

Ichthys LNG development takes NT engineering award

Ichthys LNG by INPEX has been announced as the Northern Territory’s Engineering Excellence Award winner and Sir William Hudson Award finalist. INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG is one of the largest, technically challenging and complex liquefied natural gas developments in the world. The operation is essentially three mega-projects in one, consisting of some of the world’s largest facilit...

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