Queensland Resources Council news
BHP confirms new investment on hold due to Queensland royalty tax regime
The Queensland Resources Council has described BHP’s decision to place significant new investment in Queensland on hold due to new coal royalty tax rates as a “massive blow”.
Resources sector delivers AUS$94.6 billion boost to Queensland
A new report has confirmed the importance of the resources sector to the Queensland economy, with a record sum contributed by coal, gas, and minerals producers in FY2021/22.
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.
QRC: Queensland’s high-quality coal industry here for the long haul
Queensland coal producers are willing and able to meet the challenges of modern-day mining and will be operating for decades to come, the Queensland Resources Council has said.
Bravus and MacKellar provide Queenslanders with traineeships
Bravus Mining & Resources and its principal contractor MacKellar are providing 60 regional Queenslanders the opportunity for a career in the mining industry through paid, haul truck operator traineeships.
First coal announced on re-opening of Millennium and Mavis Downs
The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the announcement of first coal on the re-opening of the Millennium metallurgical coal mine, a joint venture between Stanmore Resources and M Resources.
Queensland Australia’s largest producer of metallurgical coal
Queensland has been announced as Australia’s largest producer of metallurgical coal, according to the Queensland Resources Council.
Queensland approves extension of Stanmore’s Isaac Plains
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.
‘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.