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Apr 06, 2021
Joint venture plans CSG-to-hydrogen first for Miles

Joint venture plans CSG-to-hydrogen first for Miles

Clean energy company Pure Hydrogen Corporation is joining forces with Synergen Met in a plan which could see the Miles area become home to the first low-to-no-emissions CSG-to-hydrogen hub in the world. Pure Hydrogen is already involved in a proposal to develop four East Coast hydrogen manufacturing and distribution hubs – Project Jupiter (Gladstone), Project… ...

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Apr 06, 2021
Paperwork progresses for Burdekin Falls Dam expansion

Paperwork progresses for Burdekin Falls Dam expansion

An environmental impact statement for a proposal to increase the capacity Burdekin Falls Dam is one step closer after the release of the final terms of reference. Project proponent Sunwater estimates up to 150 full-time jobs would be created during four years of construction to raise the existing dam wall at Lake Dalrymple, about 210km… ...

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Apr 05, 2021
Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Partner supplied editorial Leading dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT) are launching their latest dust control initiative as they seek to mitigate air pollution caused by mining activity in Australia. GRT: Drill and Blast Dust Control, is a two-pronged attack on the hazardous, respirable dust generated from drill and blast activities. The first product, GR...

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Mar 31, 2021
Countdown to construction as Genex ticks more boxes

Countdown to construction as Genex ticks more boxes

Genex Power has announced another milestone for its 250MW Kidston pumped storage hydro project, reaching project document contractual close. It has also issued notice to proceed to Powerlink to enable work to commence on development on the new 186km 275kV transmission line from Kidston to a new switching station to be constructed at Mount Fox…. ...

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Mar 30, 2021
‘Co-ordinated project’ boost for Big Rocks Weir

‘Co-ordinated project’ boost for Big Rocks Weir

The $60 million Big Rocks Weir project in the Charters Towers region has earned co-ordinated project status.  Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles said Queensland’s Coordinator-General had made the declaration for the project, which would now undergo a full environmental impact assessment process “The Queensland Government supports progressing investigations into the cons...

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Aug 04, 2020
Coal safety Board of Inquiry kicks off public hearings

Coal safety Board of Inquiry kicks off public hearings

The Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry is set to begin public hearings in Brisbane today. The Board of Inquiry was established to investigate the serious accident at Grosvenor mine near Moranbah on May 6 in which five coal mine workers were injured. It is also looking into various high potential incidents involving long-wall related… ...

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Aug 03, 2020
Change in the air at George Fisher underground mine

Change in the air at George Fisher underground mine

Glencore has boosted ventilation capacity with a significant infrastructure project at Mount Isa’s George Fisher underground mine. The upgrade would allow for the safe extraction of a mining block affectionately known as ‘the blob’ due to the unique shape of the orebody, the company said. The project involved drilling two 335m deep shafts − a… ...

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Aug 03, 2020
Queensland leads the pack for mining jobs resilience

Queensland leads the pack for mining jobs resilience

The mining and energy sector is continuing to prove itself as a “life raft” for the Queensland economy, with new figures showing the state increasing its share of resource jobs nationwide. Research by CoverCard, released by the Minerals Council of Australia, shows there were 8785 new job advertisements across Australia within the mining industry between… ...

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Aug 03, 2020
Deal to see Tick Hill stockpiles processed at Lorena

Deal to see Tick Hill stockpiles processed at Lorena

Carnaby Resources is selling historical tailings stockpiles at the Tick Hill gold project for $6 million to private mining and processing entity BIM Metals. BIM will transport the Tick Hill stockpiles to the BIM-operated Lorena gold processing plant once final government permitting is received. Carnaby Resources says the transaction will provide a cash boost for… ...

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