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Canadian study examines the reasons behind why why not people admit to mental health problems in the workplace

Minister to conduct review in health screening of miners

Minister for Mines and Natural Resources Dr Anthony Lynham has decided to conduct a review into the system of health screening of mine workers in Queensland to establish if improvements need to be...

Queensland coal industry to boom with Indian demand

India will soon become the number one importer of coal, which will set Queensland up as a premium supplier of its lower emission coal, according to a report released by the International Energy...

Hundreds of jobs secured at Mount Isa Mines

Hundreds of jobs have been saved at Mount Isa Mines thanks to new environmental conditions that allows the Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter and Townsville Copper Refinery to operate until the end of...

ACF challenges Adani Carmichael coal mine

Adani is heading back to the Federal Court, with the Australian Conservation Foundation lodging fresh papers to challenge the Carmichael coal mine. The ACF lodged papers with the Federal Court...

QRC chief outlines six-point plan for next upturn

A six-point plan would ensure Queensland’s resources sector is globally competitive and well-positioned to take advantage of the next upturn in demand, according to Queensland Resources Council chief...

Bender family respond to QRC statement

The family of anti-CSG farmer George Bender have responded to a statement released by the Queensland Resources Council yesterday, which said the farmers death had been “hijacked” by...

Anti-CSG farmer’s death “hijacked”, QRC says

In the wake of the recent death of anti-CSG farmer George Bender, Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche has released a statement sharing facts about the gas industry. Mr Roche...

Carmichael mine given green light

  The Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Infrastructure project has been given the green light by the Federal Government, with 36 of the “strictest conditions in Australian history”. The...

Brisbane is Queensland’s biggest mining town

The minerals and energy sector continues to play a critical role in the Queensland economy with an estimated $64.8 billion contribution to the state’s economy in 2014-15. Releasing a state-wide...

QRC calls on government to close legal loopholes

With the Alpha Coal Project plagued by the constant protesting of activists and green groups, the Queensland Resources Council is urging the government to close legal loopholes. Seven years after the...