Queensland is the ideal case study on how to deliver power affordability, reliability and emissions reductions under the NEG, states QRC.
The ship the Sea Shepherd crew is using to sail up the Queensland coast is a product of resources, most notably coal.
Resources account for about 80% of Queensland’s exports and over the last two years the sector has benefitted from elevated prices and a strong tailwind from larger volumes.
Through the sale of Rio Tinto assets, the Queensland coal industry will continue to generate the jobs and export revenue that keeps the state strong.
Building a new HELE coal-fired power plant in Queensland makes sense to further strengthen energy security for all Australians.
QRC has welcomed the Turnbull Government’s AUS$500 000 investments in resources projects for the Bowen Basin.
Chief Executive of Queensland Resources Council (QRC) welcomes Peabody’s decision to extend its North Goonyella metallurgical coal mine in Queensland (Australia).
The Mackay Resources Centre of Excellence is making progress, with construction set to begin early 2019.
Ian Macfarlane, Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, also said that North Queensland would benefit from a new HELE coal-fired power station to help reinforce the National Electricity Market.