The east coast gas supply is set for a boost with Arrow Energy’s announcement that it will commence work for its proposed expansion of the Tipton gas project in Queensland’s Surat Basin.

Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said Arrow would begin engineering works with the goal of more than doubling its production capacity to more than 80 TJ/d.

“The QRC congratulates Arrow on this exciting development which again demonstrates that Queensland is le ... Read More

Statement by QRC Deputy Chief Executive Judy Bertram

The Queensland Government has approved the mining leases for QCoal’s Byerwen coal mine, near Glenden.

This announcement is a huge shot in the arm for the central Queensland economy with hundreds of jobs expected to be created during construction and once the mine is operational.

This is a big dose of export growth for Queensland’s premium coking coal, which is why Japan’s JFE Steel is investing in the project. This mine wil ... Read More

QCoal Group’s Byerwen Coal Project has welcomed the grant of new Mining Leases (ML 70434 and 70436) by the Queensland Government.

The term and conditions of these leases are not what was originally applied for, and while Byerwen proposes to continue development of the Project, the scale and ramp-up are being reviewed accordingly.

“Our team has been working hard over the last few years to reach this milestone and will now start executing plans to enable the next phase of constr ... Read More

A SURGE in coal prices and new mining projects have brought renewed confidence and hundreds of additional jobs to the Central Queensland mining industry.

Last week BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance announced the investment of US$204 million in the Caval Ridge Southern Circuit Capital growth project.

The 11km overland conveyor system, which will transport coal from Peak Downs Mine to the Coal Handling Preparation Plant at the nearby Caval Ridge Mine, will create 400 constructio

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With a final investment decision imminent on Adani’s Carmichael project, guests at today’s sold-out Bowen Basin Mining Club luncheon in Moranbah heard exclusive details on the project’s regional content strategy, including an upcoming supplier and employment portal.

Adani Australia CEO Jeyakumar Janakaraj and Regional Content Manager Ben Hughes spoke at the event, emphasising the importance of regional suppliers to the mine’s future.

With three key supply regions covering 10 ... Read More


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