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Jun 28, 2021
Exports bounce counted in the billions

Exports bounce counted in the billions

The Office of the Chief Economist says Australia is set to record its best year of resources exports. That’s contained in the latest Resources and Energy Quarterly (REQ) which both reviews market movements and forecasts Australia’s exports. It says the fortunes of Australian resources exports are tied to a rebounding world economy and are likely to hit… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Jun 28, 2021
Mudmasters the tailings dam legacy

Mudmasters the tailings dam legacy

A Queensland business designing machines to help mitigate the impacts of tailings is increasing its export profile. Lytton-based Phibion will be shipping a multi-million dollar MudMaster® to Chile this week – its first to the South American nation. The innovation has been hailed by Minister for Resources Scott Stewart who said it is just what… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland memb...

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Jun 28, 2021
A push to get the COVID19 jab

A push to get the COVID19 jab

There’s an increased urgency among resources companies who are encouraging their workers to get COVID19 vaccinations. The Queensland Resources Council is currently being briefed by the State Government in the wake of three new cases recorded overnight. Related: Mining declared Covid Safe following a single positive case in the NT Newmont Australia’s Tanami Minesite where… This content...

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Jun 27, 2021
Mining declared Covid Safe following a single positive case in the NT

Mining declared Covid Safe following a single positive case in the NT

The Australian mining industry is still a safe bet during the COVID period. That’s the message from the Minerals Council of Australia following the detection of a single positive case of the COVID-19 virus at Newmont Australia’s Tanami site in the Northern Territory. Related: NT mine in lockdown, hundreds of FIFO workers told to isolate after man… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Jun 25, 2021
Adani warning over bankers’ anti-coal agenda

Adani warning over bankers’ anti-coal agenda

Banks and insurance companies are destroying Australian jobs and communities to satisfy demands from green activists, Adani Australia head Lucas Dow told an inquiry on Friday (June 25). The company chief executive officer and country head was giving evidence before a Joint Standing Committee hearing regarding the prudential regulation of investment in Australia’s export industries…. This co...

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Jun 25, 2021
Austin Engineering rushes in a new CEO

Austin Engineering rushes in a new CEO

The CEO and managing director of major Australian engineering company Austin Engineering has resigned forcing a reshuffle. The incoming interim CEO will be on a package worth more than the equivalent of $1 million/year. The Brisbane headquartered company advised the asx today that the move had been brought forward from 31 July 2021. Former Austin… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Jun 25, 2021
Climate change stance batters resource sector suppliers

Climate change stance batters resource sector suppliers

A growing number of small to medium-sized businesses that service the resources sector are having significant problems securing finance and insurance because of recent climate change-related policy changes by banks and insurers, according to the Queensland Resources Council.    QRC chief executive Ian Macfarlane said Queensland businesses which support the state’s $82.6 billion resources...

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Jun 25, 2021
Anglo American continues charity foundation support

Anglo American continues charity foundation support

Anglo American has announced it will continue to fund the Queensland Community Foundation’s $110 million charitable trust for the next three years. QCF chairwoman Margaret McMurdo said Anglo American was an important part of the foundation’s history and the naming rights sponsor of its Community Philanthropist of the Year awards. “Anglo American was a founding… This content is f...

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Jun 25, 2021
New high for Queensland mining employment

New high for Queensland mining employment

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed new data showing direct mining jobs in the state have hit a record high of almost 85,000. QRC chief executive Ian Macfarlane said this figure blew the previous record for mining jobs – of 80,594, set in the booming November 2013 quarter – out of the water. It came… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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