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Queensland coal news


‘Greening’ of Queensland mining picks up pace

The Queensland Resources Council’s State of the Sector reports shows that the number of Queensland resources company CEOs investing in low emission technology research and development has almost doubled over the past 2 years.


Thiess extends contract with AECI Australia

AECI Australia Pty Ltd has been awarded a further 5-year contract extension by Thiess Pty Ltd for the supply of bulk emulsion explosives, initiating systems and related services to mines in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia.


QRC welcomes federal investment in new coal project

The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s decision to invest in a new metallurgical coal mine near Moranbah in Central Queensland.


Queensland resources the ‘power behind the state budget’

The Queensland government is reaping the benefits of being able to rely on the state’s AUS$82.6 billion resources sector to underpin the state economy, according to Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive, Ian Macfarlane.


State Gas announces success at second Rougemont gas well

State Gas Ltd has announced that its second Rolleston-West well has intersected gas-bearing Bandanna coal measures very similar to the coals identified during drilling at its Rougemont-1 well in Central Queensland.