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Jul 09, 2021
Environment impact the next step on the Big Rocks Weir decision

Environment impact the next step on the Big Rocks Weir decision

The $60 million Big Rocks Weir project is a step closer with the release of the terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement. Big Rocks Weir is one of three water infrastructure projects in the broader Burdekin Catchment currently undergoing full EIS assessment processes as coordinated projects. Two others are the proposed raising… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Jul 06, 2021
Burke Shire chips in for miners memorial build

Burke Shire chips in for miners memorial build

The planned miners memorials in Mount Isa is set to get a boost from a gulf of Carpentaria council. Burke Shire’s effort to commit $2,500 to the fund has been welcomed by Mount Isa Mayor Cr Danielle Slade   The donation commitment was raised at a recent Burke Shire Council pre-budget workshop and was expected to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Ge...

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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 01, 2021
Resources remain stalwart as lockdowns spread

Resources remain stalwart as lockdowns spread

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has reiterated the importance of an operational mining industry during the pandemic. It’s in the wake of the latest Resources and Energy Quarterly (REQ) update showing resources and energy exports have hit a high of $310 million. Locked down – Newmont’s Granites Mine in the Tanami Desert Newmont this week locked down… This content is for iQ...

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Jul 01, 2021
Anglo’s annual Australian payout more than $4000 million

Anglo’s annual Australian payout more than $4000 million

Anglo American has put a figure of its total tax and economic contribution in Australia at more than S4,084 million. It’s contained in a recently released report detailing the company’s tax contribution around the world. In Australia, more than $2,344.4 million was spent on ‘total procurement’ and $693.5 million paid in total taxes including $96.5… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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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 21, 2021
Stanmore rolls out next community grants round

Stanmore rolls out next community grants round

Stanmore Resources is opening applications for Round Two of its 2021 Isaac Plains Community Grant Program to help fund community initiatives. Grants of up to $5000 are available through the program for initiatives that highlight community health and wellbeing, support young people in the region, provide opportunities for Indigenous engagement or support the environment. The… This content is...

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Jun 17, 2021
Queensland bucks the trend as national population growth rate stagnates

Queensland bucks the trend as national population growth rate stagnates

Australia’s annual population growth had fallen to its slowest rate since 1916 said Housing Industry Association Chief Economist Tim Reardon. New ABS data shows the estimated resident population in all states and territories. This is the compilation of the natural rate of population growth, overseas migration and interstate migration. Australia’s population growth rate had averaged… This co...

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Jun 16, 2021
Expressions of Interest for Miners’ Memorial Advisory Committee

Expressions of Interest for Miners’ Memorial Advisory Committee

Mount Isa residents who are interested in joining an advisory committee focused on the development of a miners’ memorial in the city are being encouraged to put forward their expressions of interest. Related: Push for memorial to honour Mount Isa’s lost miners The Miners’ Memorial Advisory Committee aims to give representatives from the community, government… This content is for iQ In...

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