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.
Barada Barna People representatives have gathered ideas for their future engagement with Whitehaven Coal following a visit to New South Wales.
QRC has been invited to join the government’s trade mission to China, which will further strengthen trade through key resource commodities such as coal to stimulate investment in Queensland.
Coal: the Australian Story traces the development of the industry in NSW and Queensland from the early days of colonisation to the 1960s, when the orientation of the industry to the export market began in earnest.
The opening of the Byerwen coal mine in North Queensland is testament to the strength and diversity of the state’s mining sector, Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said.
The report showed the company’s payments, including royalties, from its coal operations to the Queensland government had increased by more than AUS$100 million last financial year.
The report articulates Whitehaven’s holistic approach to sustainability, and its commitment to transparently reporting against key environmental, social and economic benchmarks annually.