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Sep 29, 2021
Scholarships to add environmental value to  mining

Scholarships to add environmental value to mining

Two scholarships worth up to $35,000 a year are up for grabs for students working on innovative ways to improve land rehabilitation at Queensland coal mines. The Coal Minesite Rehabilitation Trust Fund, hosted by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC), is calling for student applications for its 2022 postgraduate scholarship program. Two positions available The Fund… This content is for iQ ...

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Sep 16, 2021
Current List of tenders in Central Queensland

Current List of tenders in Central Queensland

From design, supply, install and operate a parking management system by Rockhampton City Council to a water supply security strategy for Central Highlands Regional Council, here are the latest council tenders issued in Central Queensland…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ Rockhampton, iQ Coal and Mining North, iQ Coal and iQ Ge...

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Aug 30, 2021
Conference shines light on emerging coal opportunities

Conference shines light on emerging coal opportunities

Thousands of jobs and more than $3 billion of procurement opportunities throughout Central Queensland are set to be highlighted in an online industry conference in November. The Connecting Coal Conference Queensland will see decision-makers from seven major metallurgical coal and torbanite projects present their plans for construction and development. Organiser, Connecting Industry managing direct...

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Aug 26, 2021
Central Queensland tenders update

Central Queensland tenders update

This week includes a pathway and bridge in Mackay and the supply and delivery of bagged cement products in Rockhampton. Click here for detail…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ Rockhampton, iQ Coal and Mining North, iQ Coal and iQ Geo, iQ Civil and iQ Coal, iQ Civil and Mining North, and iQ Civil and iQ Geo members only.Log In ...

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Aug 25, 2021
Union drops $16m coal worker class action

Union drops $16m coal worker class action

The Mining and Energy Union has dropped a class action seeking about $16 million in entitlements for about 900 current and former casual miners employed by labour hire company WorkPac. The Renyard v WorkPac class action was discontinued due to legal advice it could not succeed due to the recent High Court Rossato judgment and… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, i...

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Aug 24, 2021
New hatch seal guidelines sparked by coal mine death

New hatch seal guidelines sparked by coal mine death

New statewide guidelines have been issued on hatch seals in underground coal mines after coronial recommendations over the death of electrician Paul McGuire at a Bowen Basin mine. Mr McGuire died in May 2014 when he attempted to enter a sealed goaf area while calibrating gas sensors at Anglo American’s Grasstree mine.  The inquest heard… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, ...

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Aug 22, 2021
Support for centenary commemorations of Mount Mulligan mine collapse

Support for centenary commemorations of Mount Mulligan mine collapse

There’s been a big response to participate at the 100-year commemoration of the Mount Mulligan mine disaster. A whole underground shift comprised of 75 miners died in an explosion in Queensland’s northern-most coal mine in 1921. It is Queensland’s biggest mine disaster. The commemoration on September 19 is being organised by the State Government through… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Aug 20, 2021
Vitrinite on home straight at Vulcan

Vitrinite on home straight at Vulcan

Vitrinite has started bulk sample mining at its Vulcan coal complex as it awaits the granting of its mining lease, expected to come within weeks. The Vulcan hard coking coal project lies between Moranbah and Dysart in the Bowen Basin. Vitrinite has contracted Turners Engineering to conduct mining operations at Vulcan and Kalari for truck… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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Aug 19, 2021
Top paying jobs on offer in resources sector

Top paying jobs on offer in resources sector

The Queensland resources sector jobs offer is a cup that runs over according to the latest SEEK employment data.  There are 1346 resources sector jobs currently advertised, with almost 970 – or over 70 per cent – paying more than $100,000 per year.  Resources defines resilience The resources sector has again defied the COVID-19 pandemic, according to… This content is f...

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