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Jul 26, 2021
Third Callide unit back online after fire

Third Callide unit back online after fire

A third generating unit has returned to service at the Callide Power Station near Biloela after a fire that sparked a massive outage throughout Queensland in May. However the unit at the heart of the incident, Unit C4, is not expected to come back online until the end of next year. Energy Minister Mick de Brenni… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Jul 21, 2021
Help to bring new products to mining market

Help to bring new products to mining market

Rockhampton’s SmartHub is teaming up with the mining industry to help local businesses bring their ideas to the market. The CQ Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Accelerator Program will offer local small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) the chance to commercialise innovative solutions for the mining sector. The project is supported by the Queensland… This content is for iQ I...

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Jul 20, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Updates on Aeris Resources, Macmahon Holdings, Senex Energy and more in this week’s exploration, mining and processing briefs. Aeris celebrates ‘transformational year’ Aeris Resources reports that it has achieved production and AISC (all-in sustaining cost) guidance for the financial year at its Cracow and Tritton operations. “FY21 was a transformational year for Aeris, that has…...

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Jul 19, 2021
Altrad to acquire Valmec services group

Altrad to acquire Valmec services group

Industrial maintenance services firm Altrad Australia intends to acquire Valmec in a $52 million deal. Valmec is an Australian contractor providing design, construction, operations and maintenance services to the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors. The companies announced today that they had entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed, with Valmec Shareholders will receive A$0.413 per shar...

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Jul 17, 2021
Energy transition supercycle a bumpy ride for miners

Energy transition supercycle a bumpy ride for miners

Another commodities supercycle is on the horizon and the winners will be the industrial metals needed to electrify society, say industry analysts Wood Mackenzie. Rather than fossil fuels leading the charge, this time commodities such as cobalt, lithium, copper, nickel, and aluminium will be in the vanguard.  The Wood Mackenzie report ‘Champagne supercycle: Taking the… This content is for iQ...

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Jul 16, 2021
QRC drive to add mining might to vaccine rollout

QRC drive to add mining might to vaccine rollout

Queensland resources companies have been asked to put their hands up to help roll out COVID-19 vaccinations in regional communities once vaccine supplies increase in the coming weeks and months. The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) is working with the Queensland and Australian governments, Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) and APPEA to determine how members can… This content is for iQ I...

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Jul 15, 2021
Komatsu offers new mining loader

Komatsu offers new mining loader

Komatsu has released an upgraded version of its 11-13 cu m class mining loader, the WA900-8R. This new loader incorporates Komatsu’s SmartLoader Logic technology to provide the engine with precisely the right amount of torque for each part of the duty cycle. Komatsu national product manager Mark Summerville said this feature improved fuel economy by up… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Jul 15, 2021
Applications open for $100m exploration scheme

Applications open for $100m exploration scheme

Australia’s junior mineral explorers can now apply to access exploration incentives under the $100 million extension of the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI). Resources Minister Keith Pitt announced the four-year extension of the incentive as part of the 2021-22 Budget and said it would help to ensure jobs for future generations of miners. The JMEI… This content is for iQ Industr...

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Jul 15, 2021
CQ venture looks to dam dirt for mine rehab solution

CQ venture looks to dam dirt for mine rehab solution

A Central Highlands joint venture aims to take 10 million tonnes of soil from the outer edges of the Fairbairn Dam for coal mine rehabilitation in an initiative expected to create 60 jobs in the Emerald area. Local business Highlands Environmental is driving the project in partnership with Western Kangoulu Ltd – a registered charity… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members ...

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