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Apr 14, 2021
Zenith follows gold further down at Red Mountain

Zenith follows gold further down at Red Mountain

Zenith Minerals is continuing to report ‘highly encouraging’ high-grade gold assay results from drilling at the Red Mountain project in southern Central Queensland. The company said the ongoing diamond drilling program had successfully demonstrated that high-grade gold mineralisation extended to at least 200m vertical depth, expanding gold mineralisation 20m beyond the previous deepest...

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Apr 14, 2021
Big Cats of the coalfields up for grabs

Big Cats of the coalfields up for grabs

Pickles Mining is holding five auctions featuring about $10 million worth of equipment from BMA’s Bowen Basin operations and from Whitehaven Coal. Pickles Mining general manager Steve Wall said the auction house was shifting a large quantity of Caterpillar machinery for Whitehaven, including more than 20 haul trucks, as it switched its fleet to to… ...

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Apr 14, 2021
Port deal advances Origin hydrogen plans

Port deal advances Origin hydrogen plans

A major North Queensland hydrogen project is a step closer with an agreement between Origin Energy and the Port of Townsville. Origin has been working with Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries on a 36,500Tpa export liquid hydrogen project to operate out of Townsville. Assistant Minister for Hydrogen Development Lance McCallum said the memorandum of understanding being… ...

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Apr 14, 2021
Cairns industry briefing on Defence projects

Cairns industry briefing on Defence projects

Businesses seeking a slice of major Defence project work in North and Far North Queensland will be briefed at an industry breakfast in Cairns next month. Defence Jobs Queensland is running the event, to be held at the Pullman Reef Resort Casino from 7.30am on May 6. Projects covered include: NCIS-8A Building and Maritime works… ...

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Apr 13, 2021
AGL and Wartsila pair up for hybrid energy solutions

AGL and Wartsila pair up for hybrid energy solutions

AGL is joining forces with Wartsila to deliver large-scale hybrid energy systems for commercial and industrial customers looking to reduce emissions. AGL chief operating officer Markus Brokhof said the partnership was aimed at supporting customers with over 20MW of energy requirements It would allow AGL to offer greater energy solutions as businesses sought to reduce emissions… ...

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Apr 13, 2021
Finishing touch for $190m Eton Range upgrade

Finishing touch for $190m Eton Range upgrade

Motorists travelling on the Peak Downs Highway can now take in views across the Pioneer Valley from the new rest area on Eton Range crossing, west of Mackay. Queensland Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the rest area was the last stage of the significant Eton Range upgrade, connecting Bowen and Galilee Basin… ...

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Apr 13, 2021
Cape sand mine a beacon of Indigenous opportunity

Cape sand mine a beacon of Indigenous opportunity

The major Cape Flattery silica sand mine on Cape York has been hailed as a leader when it comes to Indigenous employment. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the Mitsubishi Corporation-owned Cape Flattery Silica Mines was a quiet achiever, providing local jobs together with a leading Indigenous employee program. “The mine has been operating since 1967… ...

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Apr 13, 2021
New Kestrel community grants program takes flight

New Kestrel community grants program takes flight

Kestrel Coal Resources has launched its new community grants program, giving not-for-profits and community groups the opportunity to receive up to $5000 to deliver events and initiatives that help to make a difference in the Emerald region. Applications will be assessed based on their promotion of health and wellbeing, education and opportunity, and enhancing livelihoods… ...

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Apr 13, 2021
New video promotes Mount Isa lifestyle

New video promotes Mount Isa lifestyle

Mount Isa City Council is highlighting the area’s liveability and recreation opportunities through a new promotional video. Part of the City of Opportunity marketing campaign, the promotion is hoped to help fill a number of job shortages in the Outback and North West Queensland. The new video features interviews with Mayor Danielle Slade; ibis Styles… ...

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