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Jul 07, 2021
Mining members expected to meet sexual harassment guidelines

Mining members expected to meet sexual harassment guidelines

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) says it has taken what it says is a significant step to help eliminate sexual harassment. It’s released a National Industry Code which sets clear expectations on MCA member companies to develop a culture of respect while improving support for workers.The Industry Code reinforces the industry’s Commitment to Eliminating Sexual Harassmentby outl...

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Jul 06, 2021
Worley Services to build Gladstone alumina plant

Worley Services to build Gladstone alumina plant

Alpha HPA has nominated Worley Services as preferred ePCM contractor to the HPA First Project. Initial plans include a $27.6 million Precursor Production Facility (PPF) to be built within months. The PPF is to be constructed on the Gladstone State Development Area site of the company’s planned $308 million high purity alumina plant – the HPA… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Jul 06, 2021
Peak body outlines its preferred process to enable mine development

Peak body outlines its preferred process to enable mine development

A mining peak industry body is advocating for ‘stable, predictable and practical frameworks to enable responsible land-based development’. It comes in the shadow of the findings of a Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia which is conducting an inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia. On tabling the interim report, Northern…...

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Jul 06, 2021
Glencore announces a new Chair

Glencore announces a new Chair

The board of Glencore has announced a successor for Chairman Tony Hayward. He’ll be replaced by Kalidas Madhavpeddi as of 30 July. Tony Hayward was appointed to the Board at the time of the Company’s IPO in May 2011 and appointed as Chairman in 2013.  Following consultation with the Company’s largest institutional shareholders it was… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members ...

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Jul 02, 2021
Collisions the most reported safety incidents in April

Collisions the most reported safety incidents in April

Unplanned vehicle movements made up most of the high potential safety incidents reported to the Queensland Mines and Quarries Inspectorate. They’re reported in the latest monthly periodical and include collisions with other vehicles and structures. There was also a rock fall from the hanging wall of an ore drive reported. The April report said, “the… This content is for iQ Indus...

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Jul 02, 2021
High quality coal substitutes a climate solution

High quality coal substitutes a climate solution

The head of Pembroke Resources said the company’s proposed Bowen Basin mine is part of the climate change solution and would help Australia meet its emissions targets. The company has received a $175 Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility loan to help develop the Olive Downs Mine about 40 kilometres southeast of Moranbah. Related: Olive Downs developed… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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Jul 02, 2021
Sandvik introduces a 16-litre Stage V engine for underground truck

Sandvik introduces a 16-litre Stage V engine for underground truck

Sandvik has released a new engine option for its largest truck, Toro™ TH663i, for underground operations. This 16-litre Stage V engine from Volvo Penta deliveris 585 kW output.  The Toro™ TH663i truck’s Stage V engine is designed to meet the requirements for non-road engines in the power range over 560 kW.  In this power range,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Jul 02, 2021
Olive Downs developed as metallurgical coal prices set to rise

Olive Downs developed as metallurgical coal prices set to rise

The Federal Government’s commitment to the Olive Downs Coal Mine was timely with demand for metallurgical coal set to rise said Queensland Resources Council CEO Ian Macfarlane. The board of the Northern Australia infrastructure Fund has approved a $175 million loan to Pembroke Resources to develop the mine southeast of Moranbah in the Bowen Basin…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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Jul 01, 2021
Bouquet of praise for NAIF loan to develop coking coal mine

Bouquet of praise for NAIF loan to develop coking coal mine

Peak industry bodies are praising the Federal Government’s investment into a new Bowen Basin coking coal mine. The Commonwealth’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has announced it would loan $175 million to Pembroke Resources’ Olive Downs Mine, located 40 kms south east of Moranbah. Pembroke Resources is a step closer to delivering this nationally significant… This co...

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