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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 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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Aug 19, 2021
Partner swap in Mount Isa East prospect development

Partner swap in Mount Isa East prospect development

One of Japan’s largest and oldest mining houses has entered a Joint Venture with Hammer Metals to develop the Mount Isa East Joint prospect. Sumitomo Metal Mining Oceania (Sumitomo) will take over the position in the partnership from Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC). SMMO, a 100 percent owned subsidiary of Sumitomo, won the… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Aug 13, 2021
Multimillion-dollar lifeline for Queensland business

Multimillion-dollar lifeline for Queensland business

The Commonwealth and Queensland Governments have reached a 50/50 funding agreement that will see the value of the Queensland COVID-19 Business Support Grants rise from $260 million to $600 million.  The funding is targeted at businesses that have had a decline in turnover of more than 30 per cent. It includes: A $1,000 one-off grant… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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Jul 29, 2021
Safety conference allows for COVID restrictions

Safety conference allows for COVID restrictions

This year’s 32nd annual Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference (QMIHSC) is going to be presented as a virtual event. That’s on top of the actual conference being held on the Gold Coast.   The allowance has been made for those who are faced with border restrictions or have other work commitments. The conference is… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coa...

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Jul 13, 2021
Austral Resources appoints new CEO

Austral Resources appoints new CEO

Lady Annie copper owner Austral Resources has a new chief executive officer to lead operations at its Mount Isa region leases. Chairman Dan Jauncey said the board was pleased to welcome Steve Tambanis as CEO. Steve Tambanis Mr Tambanis comes from the same role at North Stawell Minerals, which aimed to explore and develop large high-quality… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coa...

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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 09, 2021
Capcoal awards Bis long term logistics contract

Capcoal awards Bis long term logistics contract

Resources logistics provider, Bis, has won a new multi-year contract for Anglo American’s Capcoal operations near Middlemount in the mid-Bowen Basin. The off-road haulage, materials handling and site services contract is the latest in an ongoing relationship between Anglo American and Bis that spans more than 20 years. The contract sees Bis supply a tailored… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Jul 09, 2021
Integrated energy site coming together at Julia Creek

Integrated energy site coming together at Julia Creek

QEM is reporting progress in validating its integrated energy site in northwest Queensland. The Gold Coast company has plans for a vanadium mine and green hydrogen hub on a lease south of Julia Creek. QEM has confirmed to the ASX that DNV Australia successfully completed the first stage of a pre-feasibility (PFS) study into power… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civi...

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