The Queensland Government should stand up for the state’s coal industry, a sector responsible for at least 20,000 local jobs and $3.8 million in annual royalties, not kow-tow to disruptive activist groups hell-bent on stopping new projects, says Australian Resources and Energy Group AMMA.
The Territory Government has granted a mineral lease for a new lithium mine that has the capacity to create up to 150 jobs during construction and 90 during operation.
Earthworks will now commence on a lithium processing plant in Western Australia that will create hundreds of extra jobs and provide benefits to thousands of local businesses.
Surging coal, iron ore and LNG exports have made a major contribution to Australia’s trade surplus for October 2018, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan said.
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has congratulated Rio Tinto on achieving its first shipment of bauxite from its Amrun project on Cape York six weeks early.
Rio Tinto is to develop its most technologically advanced mine following the full approval of a $2.6 billion1 (A$3.5 billion) investment in the Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has declared that coal has made a ‘comeback’ in its latest World Energy Outlook (WEO) update.
The WA Government has given environmental approval for a lithium manufacturing plant in the State’s South-West, paving the way for more than 500 construction jobs and up to 500 permanent jobs.
CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a contract from Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) to install autonomous haulage system technology at its Christmas Creek operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
A booming Australian minerals sector has strongly contributed to the 27th year of uninterrupted economic growth for the nation, according to latest Annual National Accounts data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.