Rio Tinto has completed commissioning of the $1.9 billion ($A2.6 billion) Amrun bauxite mine on the Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia.
“The extreme price of gas and future risks to supply are dire portents for the future of gas intensive manufacturers, particularly those who use gas as feedstock for basic chemicals, fertiliser and explosives which support our food and resources sectors. Industry needs every option on the table to maximise their chance of investing, creating jobs […]
Industry data published in a new report show Australia’s mining boom is still going strong, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan said.
Australia’s position as a global leader in the resources sector will be reinforced through the Government’s release of a National Resources Statement. The statement outlines how the government will attract investment, develop new resources and markets and share the benefits of success with more regional communities.
CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been awarded a package of gas gathering and infrastructure works worth approximately $90 million for Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) in the Surat Basin, Queensland.
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.
GFG Alliance Executive Chairman, Sanjeev Gupta has shared plans for a visionary ‘Next-Gen’ mega steel plant for Whyalla, signing an engineering contract with CISDI for the ambitious project.
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.
More than 80 per cent of young people in Central and North Queensland believe the coal sector and the jobs it creates are critical to the state’s economy, particularly regional Queensland.