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Aug 25, 2020
COVID-19 concerns shut down industry forum

COVID-19 concerns shut down industry forum

The Central Highlands Industry and Innovation Forum will not go ahead this week as result of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in south-east Queensland. The sold-out event was scheduled to be held in Emerald on Wednesday evening (August 26). The Central Highlands Development Corporation said a decision on whether the forum would be postponed… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ ...

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Aug 20, 2020
Energy companies seek next generation of talent

Energy companies seek next generation of talent

Applications open on Friday for more than 80 apprenticeships Queensland-wide with energy distributors Ergon and Energex in 2021. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said 86 apprentices would be employed across 41 depots from Far North Queensland to the Gold Coast and west to Mount Isa and Longreach. Some of the apprentice positions available include electrotechnology… This content is for iQ I...

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Aug 18, 2020
Online forum to focus on coal resource estimation

Online forum to focus on coal resource estimation

Resource estimation in coal is the subject of the next Australian Institute of Geoscientists Queensland e-Forum this Thursday, August 20. The forum poses the question: “why are we still using inverse distance weighting methods for coal resource estimation?”A recent review of JORC Code reports submitted by ASX listed companies over the past five years revealed… This content is fo...

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Aug 12, 2020
Geoscience Australia opens graduate applications

Geoscience Australia opens graduate applications

Geoscience Australia is calling for graduates with degrees in geology, geophysics, geodesy and spatial analysis. Its 2021 Graduate Program offers experience in fields such as energy and mineral exploration, groundwater, marine, environmental and geospatial sciences. Two online information sessions about the graduate program are scheduled in the next fortnight for people who would like to… T...

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Aug 12, 2020
Strong support for new wave of industry forums

Strong support for new wave of industry forums

COVID-19 has dramatically reshaped the first year of business for Gladstone-based Resource Industry Media, seeing a rapidly evolving online approach to events that brings advantages alongside the challenges. Ticket sales close this evening for a major online industry forum covering $15 billion worth of Queensland project opportunities – the RIM Connecting Industry Conference. RIM managing...

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Aug 11, 2020
Webinar provides update on CopperString  potential

Webinar provides update on CopperString potential

Townsville Enterprise will host a live CopperString webinar next week to focus on the growth potential from the planned $1.5 billion transmission project. Connecting to the National Electricity Market is expected to lower power prices paid by miners and other customers in the North West Minerals Province by at least 40 per cent Proponents say this has… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Aug 07, 2020
Another record for Hastings Deering apprenticeships

Another record for Hastings Deering apprenticeships

Hastings Deering has been swamped by a record 2695 applications for its 2021 apprentice intake after applications closed in July.  The mining and construction support company opened applications for 40 positions in June for four weeks, with over 1000 applications in the first week alone. The company logged a record year for its 2020 apprenticeships… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Aug 07, 2020
DriveIT NQ Construction underway creating 50 jobs

DriveIT NQ Construction underway creating 50 jobs

Heavy machinery has moved in and work is underway on a long-awaited driver education and motorsport precinct for Townsville. Member for Herbert Phillip Thompson said construction on Stage 1 of DriveIT NQ in Calcium was excellent news for the region. “This is much-needed construction activity supporting 50 jobs at a time when our community really needs them,”… This content is for i...

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Aug 01, 2020
Projects share $42m to skill up 5000 Queenslanders

Projects share $42m to skill up 5000 Queenslanders

About 5000 Queenslanders are set to kick off on-the-job training as part of the latest round of Skilling Queenslanders for Work. Minister for Training and Skills Development Shannon Fentiman said more than 200 projects had been funded under the latest round of the program. The $42 million funding round includes organisations who were successful in… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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