On 13 December, QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane welcomed Treasurer Jackie Trad’s budget update, showing record returns from coal royalty taxes.
Exploration & development
The updated ore reserve represents an increase of 27.54 million t on the previously advised 27.96 million t SAMREC Code compliant ore reserve.
Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said the release of the annual QEC Scorecard capped off a strong year for resources.
More Exploration & development news
Tlou Energy Limited shares an update on its operations at its Lesedi coalbed methane project, with a key highlight being the commencement of drilling operations.
Tensions have reached a new high in Somkhele following approval of Petmin Corp.’s proposal to expand its opencast coal mine.
The purpose of the scoping process is to obtain feedback from the public on relevant issues that may influence the development of the environmental analysis, including alternatives, and guide the process for preparing the environmental assessment.
Pacific American Coal Ltd successfully completes its 2018 exploration drilling programme at its Elko metallurgical coal project in British Columbia.
Lawyers have called for a ‘beyond coal’ policy as a German higher administrative court rules against RWE on Hambach Forest clearance.