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.
Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane has issued a statement following the Supreme Court of Queensland’s decision to dismiss Aurizon’s legal challenge to the draft coal rail network decision.
That growth has come mostly from the commodities that make Queensland a resources powerhouse – coal and gas.
Wandoan coal project has worked with QMEA and schools in the region for over five years, and supports the idea of teachers collaborating for better student outcomes.
Strong demand for skills in the Bowen Basin would create new opportunities and jobs for workers from the Hail Creek mine.
Strong demand for coal, bauxite, copper and zinc and other commodities form the building blocks of Australia’s modern societies.
The Palaszczuk Government has announced amendments to the Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2017, reducing the regulated limit for respirable dust at coal mines.
Australian Future Energy says the proposed project will use low quality coal to produce ammonia product and importantly, it will deliver up to 8 PJ of gas to the domestic market.
15 students will take part in the BMA Make It Now in Engineering (MINE) Challenge at the Saraji coal mine, run by the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy.