The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the State government’s decision to approve an AUS$82 million extension to the Stanmore Resources’ Isaac Plains metallurgical coal mine near Moranbah.
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.
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.
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.
The Queensland Resources Council has said that Queenslanders can count on resources to help the state recover from COVID-19 and thrive well into the future.
The Queensland Resources Council is ready to work with the Palaszczuk government on the Resources Industry Development Plan to consolidate the gains the state has made in the most recent jobs figures.
Resource exploration spending in Queensland increased by almost AUS$130 million or 23% in 2020, according to new data released by the Australia Bureau of Statistics.
A recent exploration forum in Brisbane revealed Queensland’s resources industry has grown exponentially over the past decade, and by 77% in the past 3 years.
The Queensland Resources Council will ask the State government to provide certainty around the process required to approve an expansion of New Hope Group’s New Acland coal mine.
The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the appointment of a dedicated Shadow Minister for Queensland Resources in Queensland Senator Murray Watt.