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Aussie company to start exploring for gas near Emerald

premium_icon Aussie company to start exploring for gas near Emerald

The move has been described as good news for regional Qld.

27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

premium_icon 27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

Mines Minister has detailed figures, recorded in the 11 months before blast injured...

Win for workers: Families’ relief over mine death laws

premium_icon Win for workers: Families’ relief over mine death laws

‘We have been advocating for this for a long time’.

Laws passed to jail bosses over mine deaths

premium_icon Laws passed to jail bosses over mine deaths

Executives face up to 20 years in jail if a worker dies because of criminal...

MP: Mining fund must be spent on Bowen Basin roads

premium_icon MP: Mining fund must be spent on Bowen Basin roads

With many roads ‘little more than goat tracks’ Dale Last says it’s time for our...

A week on from disaster: Division over mine blast response

premium_icon A week on from disaster: Division over mine blast response

Both sides of government have failed to reach a bipartisan consensus on mine...

Election was ‘motivation’ for Adani mine, scientists claim

premium_icon Election was ‘motivation’ for Adani mine, scientists claim

Concerns about the mine continue after a lengthy approvals process.

Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

premium_icon Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

While mining will not be resumed, the re-entry will allow for investigations to...

Major plan to save resources projects and jobs

premium_icon Major plan to save resources projects and jobs

Covid-19 relief package for Queensland resources sector revealed.

Mackay dam project declared ‘most advanced’ in Qld

premium_icon Mackay dam project declared ‘most advanced’ in Qld

A water scheme set to deliver hundreds of jobs has reached a crucial phase.

Claims govt released half of $80m mine rehab bond

premium_icon Claims govt released half of $80m mine rehab bond

It has sparked a call for a full inquiry into the matter.

Jobs boost: Three major Mackay road projects fast-tracked

premium_icon Jobs boost: Three major Mackay road projects fast-tracked

The move comes after an agreement was struck between the Australian and Queensland...

Explorers call for fee holiday to save resource jobs

premium_icon Explorers call for fee holiday to save resource jobs

Mines Minister Anthony Lynham is looking into potential relief measures.

Costigan’s $350K lawsuit over schoolchildren claim

premium_icon Costigan’s $350K lawsuit over schoolchildren claim

MP claims comments made by councillor caused embarrassment

Virgin bailout needs guarantees for rural and regional Qld

premium_icon Virgin bailout needs guarantees for rural and regional Qld

MP says airlines have been using rural routes to ‘line their pockets’

Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

premium_icon Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

Mackay MP says some people are continuing to flout the rules.

Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

premium_icon Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

Health minister calls out shocking behaviour towards frontline workers.

Miner flags potential worker relocation amid virus fears

premium_icon Miner flags potential worker relocation amid virus fears

It also welcomed Queensland’s FIFO border closure.

Fossicking ban hits CQ gold prospectors

premium_icon Fossicking ban hits CQ gold prospectors

‘It’s critical that these activities cease’

‘Action needed now’ to stop mine shutdown, mayor warns

premium_icon ‘Action needed now’ to stop mine shutdown, mayor warns

Mining community leader warns ‘time for talk is over’.

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