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Free training to boost resources skills

Queensland’s resources sector has applauded the Queensland Government for offering free Certificate III trade training courses for year-12 graduates in high-demand skills areas. Chief Executive of...

Resources jobs powering the Queensland economy

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) congratulates Glencore after announcing the gradual restart of operations at the Lady Loretta zinc mine in the state’s North West region. QRC Chief Executive...

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Pilot exploration project coming to Surat Basin

Queensland’s coal-seam gas rich Surat Basin yields a new opportunity for a pilot exploration project that could create hundreds of jobs. The State Government recently agreed to release about 58...

BLACK LUNG: X-rays to be “double-checked”

The Queensland Government has launched a boosted x-ray screening system, which will see coal miners’ x-rays “double-checked” overseas. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr...

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Queensland mine objection laws passed today

Landholders and community members have had their objection rights restored in Queensland with new legislation passed in parliament today. Minister for State Development and Natural Resources and...

Chain of Responsibility working group announced

Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles announced on Friday the membership of the Chain of Responsibility working group, to assist in developing a statutory guideline to complement the Environmental...

New QLD environmental laws to protect taxpayers

The Queensland Parliament passed stronger environmental laws last week to prevent Queensland taxpayers footing multi-million dollar environmental clean-up bills. The Environmental Protection (Chain...