The Queensland Resources Council has applauded QCoal’s Indigenous participation rates at the company’s Byerwen coal mine in Central Queensland, Australia.
Traditional Owners from the Jangga people in central Queensland have welcomed workers to the Carmichael Rail Network with traditional dance and smoking ceremonies at several cultural sites along the rail corridor.
The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the State government’s commitment of lung health checks for mine workers.
Queensland has lost ground in the latest global survey of mining companies and investors, falling two places to number 15 in the world for investment attractiveness.
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.
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.
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.