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    Adani welcomes Queensland Government’s commitment to Abbot Point

    Indian logistics and energy Titan Adani has reacted optimistically to the Labor Government’s commitment to allow dredge spoil to be dumped adjacent to the existing facilities at Abbot Point. The agreement was consistent with the company’s commitment to work with both sides of politics to deliver jobs and infrastructure in Queensland, Adani said. “With five years’ worth of rigorous environmental approvals Read More

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    Labor boost to Abbot Point

    The state Labor government has reached agreement with major Galilee Basin mining proponents Adani and GVK on the expansion of the Abbot Point Coal terminal. The agreement reached would see dredge spoil dumped on land on the site known as T2, adjacent to the existing coal terminal, not on the Caley Valley wetlands or within Read More

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    WIMARQ event attracts more than 600 people

      More than 600 people attended Queensland’s 10th annual resources awards for women in Brisbane. A further 200 watched proceedings via live webcast at breakfasts in Blackwater, Mackay and Moranbah. The keynote speaker was Dr Kirstin Ferguson, named by the Australian Financial Review as one of Australia’s top 100 influential women in 2014. See pics Read More

  • The fifteen new apprentices at Weipa

    Apprentices pick up their tools in the far north

        Fifteen new apprentices have picked up their tools and launched their careers in the mining industry with Rio Tinto’s Weipa bauxite operation in far north Queensland. The recruits will develop skills in fields such as diesel fitting, fitting and turning, electrical and boiler making over the next three to four years, to gain Read More

  • Occasional Adularia casts and common Manganese nodules           and encrustations  in epithermal textured vein. source oriongold.com

    CQ gold-silver project resumes drilling

        Drilling has resumed at a central Queensland gold-silver project following encouraging maiden drill program results. The new phase of drilling at the Orion Gold Aurora Flats Prospect, within the company’s 100 per cent-owned Connors Arc Epithermal gold-silver project, will test the epithermal system down-dip and along strike from hole AFRCD012. “Based on the Read More


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