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.
QRC pays tribute to “the more than 280 000 Queenslanders working directly and indirectly in the resources sector” following a record export result.
A new report by the Australian Government has highlighted Aurizon’s “risk” to a record outlook for the resources sector.
“Aurizon must stop playing games with Queensland exports and revert back to normal rail maintenance,” says QCA.