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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 members only.Log ...

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Jun 17, 2021
On the front foot recruiting for engineers

On the front foot recruiting for engineers

Queensland’s resources sector is on the hunt for at least 50 Gen Z students to register their interest in studying mining engineering as part of a campaign to address a chronic skills shortage. The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has launched a statewide digital campaign to encourage young Queenslanders in high school or first-year university to choose mining engineering&nbs...

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Jun 16, 2021
Australia’s energy resources light the way

Australia’s energy resources light the way

Australia’s abundance of world-class energy resources and role as a globally significant energy commodity producer has been reaffirmed in Australia’s Energy Commodity Resources (AECR) publication.   The inaugural AECR 2021 publication, released by Geoscience Australia, provides a national stocktake of our natural gas, coal, and uranium resources, said Minister for Resources, Water and No...

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Jun 10, 2021
Peak industry body states the case for local thermal coal mining

Peak industry body states the case for local thermal coal mining

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has presented its latest case for continued domestic thermal coal mining. The recently released Australian Export Thermal Coal: The Comparative Quality Advantages says it is a better product which delivers a more efficient outcome said MCA CEO Tania Constable.It’s the third and final report in the MCA’s Best in Class: Australia’s Bulk Com...

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Jun 10, 2021
Japanese companies invest in Queensland solar

Japanese companies invest in Queensland solar

Japan-based oil trader ENEOS Corporation will partner with Sojitz to build a large-scale solar power generation business in southwest Queensland. ENEOS acquired 100 percent of the shares of Edenvale Solar Park Pty Ltd, which will operate the plant spread across 248 hectares, through Sapphire Energy Pty Ltd. Sapphire Energy is a joint venture with another Japanese based… This content is for ...

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Jun 10, 2021
Automation partnership recognised by Resources Training Council

Automation partnership recognised by Resources Training Council

Central Queensland students with a vocation in open cut mining will be the first to benefit from a program recognised as the Outstanding Training Initiative of the Year as part of the Resources Training Council’s 2021 Innovative Skilling Awards. The Queensland Future Skills Partnership (QFSP) is a training project delivered by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity… ...

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Apr 08, 2021
Tech driving change in Anglo American mining

Tech driving change in Anglo American mining

Anglo American is facing into the future with a map for change. The multi-national even has a head of transformation who addressed a recent Bowen Basin Mining Club function in Mackay. “We have to transform in the decades ahead, and we’re starting that journey now,” says Dan Reynolds.Anglo American is the largest underground metallurgical coal… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland memb...

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Feb 03, 2021
COVID-19 waste hits the road as researchers recycle masks

COVID-19 waste hits the road as researchers recycle masks

Australian researchers have shown how disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste.  Their study shows that using the recycled face mask material to make just 1km of a two-lane road would use up about three million masks, preventing 93 tonnes of waste from going to ...

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Feb 02, 2021
Titan 3330 brings loads of help for haul fleet

Titan 3330 brings loads of help for haul fleet

CR Digital has launched a new Titan 3330 load haul optimisation system for wheel loaders, following on from the product developed for hydraulic excavators and shovels. By providing truck payload measurements in real-time, the Titan 3330 system enables operators to load trucks more accurately, increasing the average payload per truck, without increasing major overloads. Cr… This content is f...

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