The safety reset is to remind all workers about the dangers and potential fatal risks of working in the resource industry.
QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said the figures in the latest State of the Sector report reinforce the importance of the resources industry.
The Queensland’s trend unemployment rate increased by 0.1% to 6.3%, but the resources sector is offering hundreds of opportunities across the State.
The 11% increase on the same month last year highlights the increasing demand from world markets for Queensland’s coal.
“The industry is working on measures for a safety reset to refocus on safety in light of the recent tragedies,” says Queensland Resources Council.
Peabody has commenced re-entry of Zone 1 of the North Goonyella coal mine in consultation with the Queensland Mine Inspectorate.
The agreement is set to ensure a greater commitment to jobs and investments into the region’s economy.
With construction underway, thousands of new direct and indirect jobs will now flow into Queensland.
Adani Mining’s Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems Management Plan has been finalised and approved by the Queensland Government.