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Queensland Resources Council news

QRC welcomes Bowen Basin gas pipeline proposal

The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the news that a proposed new gas pipeline in the Bowen Basin could help reduce industry emissions, boost the state’s gas supplies and create more regional jobs.


Coal industry delivers AUS$2.9 billion to Queensland

The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the news that stronger than expected metallurgical coal prices have delivered an extra AUS$2.9 billion in royalties to the state budget.


‘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.


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.