The Future of Mining Australia conference will take place in Sofitel Sydney Wentworth from 23 - 24 March.
Rio Tinto has awarded Perth-based company Mondium a contract valued at approximately AUS$400 million for the design and construction of a mine in Western Australia.
According to a report by the International Energy Agency, Australia’s coal exports are expected to rise over the next 5 years.
Adani Mining’s Carmichael project has signed a multi-million dollar contract with Decmil to deliver more jobs and economic activity for Rockhampton and regional Queensland.
Adani has said that over AUS$450 million worth of contracts had already been awarded on the Carmichael project, the majority to regional Queensland areas.
The QCoal Foundation is making a real difference with its ongoing support of regional communities by providing funding for Queensland students willing to study and work in the regions.
“40% of surveyed CEOs are currently investing in the research and development of low emission technologies from carbon capture and storage to energy efficiency projects,” says QRC.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s announcement that laws dealing with dangerous protestors will be fast-tracked.