Friday 2nd Oct, 2020

Queensland mine reforms take effect

New reforms that encourage new mines to be built, support old mines and toughen financial checks and balances on mining lease holders have taken effect in Queensland.

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.

A compliance enforcement blitz will target more than 300 high-risk workplaces to prevent the deadly lung disease silicosis.

Less dust and more lung checks for Queensland resources workers

Slashed mine dust limits and free, mandatory lung health checks are now in place to protect Queensland’s mine and quarry…
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Billion-dollar coal mine one step closer

A $1.5 billion coal mining project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, which could provide up to 2350 jobs, has been declared…
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Eight Queensland resource projects will now be prohibited from employing a fully fly-fin fly-out (FIFO) workforce, in order to support local jobs.

QLD Gov funds unprecedented exploration activity

A record number of companies have been awarded State Government funding to discover new economy minerals in North West Queensland….
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Queensland rolls out new coal mine safety regulations

New safety regulations for Queensland mine workers are set to come into effect next year to protect them from potentially…
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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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The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mine inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry responds to recent mine-related tragedies.

New inspectors and safety reset implemented on QLD mines

The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mine inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry responds to recent…
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Queensland Government approves coal mine expansion

An expansion to the Cameby Downs coal mine in Queensland has been approved, and is set to increase production and…
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