The bill would cost jobs and would fail to have any impact on global demand for thermal coal, says QRC
Regional Queenslanders are fed up with activists who break the law to protest against new mines and infrastructure.
On 13 December, QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane welcomed Treasurer Jackie Trad’s budget update, showing record returns from coal royalty taxes.
Since the State Budget in May, strong metallurgical and thermal coal prices have boosted royalty tax returns to the Government to record levels, says QRC.
QRC has welcomed the Queensland Competition Authority’s final Aurizon Network’s UT5 decision for the Central Queensland Coal Network.
Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said the release of the annual QEC Scorecard capped off a strong year for resources.
Queensland’s resources sector continues to drive jobs growth and investment in communities with a AUS$62.9 billion contribution to the state’s economy in 2017 - 2018, Ian Macfarlane, Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, (QRC), said yesterday.
The QRC has welcomed the Land Court’s decision on New Hope’s New Acland Stage 3 mine expansion near Toowoomba.
Students came up with a magnetic track to transport coal, a helmet with a range of sensors to ensure miners are safe and easily contacted, and a wristband that measures their health while underground.