Tuesday 30th Nov, 2021
Minerals company Alpha HPA plans to build a $300 million high purity alumina industrial plant on a recently purchased, 9.2-hectare site in the Queensland Government’s State Development Area.
Copper has slumped in price.

Queensland funds smelter and refinery jobs

A multi-million economic recovery boost will assist the ongoing operations of the Mount Isa copper smelter and the Townsville copper refinery, securing more than 1000 resource and manufacturing jobs.

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Final approvals granted for billion-dollar Olive Downs coal mine

Construction on the $1 billion Olive Downs coal mine can now begin, following the Central Queensland project being granted final approvals.

BHP signs clean energy deal with Queensland Government

BHP’s Queensland mines will be partially powered by renewable energy following a deal with publicly owned generator CleanCo.

Dalby Bio-Refinery has reopened to manufacture industrial grade ethanol to be used in hand sanitiser, hand wash and surface disinfectant products during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bio-refinery reopens to manufacture ethanol for fight against COVID-19

Dalby Bio-Refinery has reopened to manufacture industrial grade ethanol to be used in hand sanitiser, hand wash and surface disinfectant…
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Rail subsidies to boost Queensland freight exports

Queensland’s four-year $80 million Mount Isa Line Subsidy is set to boost mineral freight exports and support jobs in the…
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The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mine inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry responds to recent mine-related tragedies.

Queensland supercharges zinc mine restart

The Queensland Government will supercharge the ramp up of a $150 million zinc mine after negotiating a royalty deferral agreement…
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exports

Queensland exports break another record

For the first time, Queensland’s exports have earned $70 billion over the past 12 months, according to the Australian Bureau…
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Adani Australia has received a go ahead from Minister for the Environment Melissa Price for the groundwater management plans at its Carmichael coal mine and rail infrastructure project in the Galilee Basin, Queensland.

Dates set for Adani mine approvals

Approvals for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine and rail project are set to be finalised in the next three weeks. Adani’s…
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exports

Queensland coal production drives record export figures

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics trade figures have revealed that the value of Queensland exports has surged over the…
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