Menu

QRC welcomes new Resources Taskforce

Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the new taskforce announced by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator Matt Canavan tasked with ensuring Australia’s resources sector remains internationally competitive.

Read more...

Resources Sector calls for strong Voice from next Queensland Government

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) is calling on the next State Government to be a strong voice for the sector and the 309,500 full-time employees it supports. QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said the resources industry underpins the economic prosperity of the state, and a government supporting the sector both inside and outside the Parliament would see more investment for regional economies.

Read more...

Rio Tinto delivers for the North

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has applauded the significant achievements by Rio Tinto’s Amrun project near Weipa with diversity in its workforce and investment in supporting local suppliers.

Read more...

Resources – funding the Budget’s ‘Jobs bonanza’!

Statement from the Queensland Resources Council

Today’s budget papers illustrate the vital importance of resources, especially coal, to keep the state in the black. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced it as the ‘jobs bonanza budget’, which would have been impossible without royalty revenue.

Read more...

SMG 2017: Transforming Guinea’s Economy through Mining and Investment

Now in its 5th edition, Symposium Mines Guinea is firmly established as the largest mining event in West Africa and will take place from 09 – 11 May 2017, in Conakry, Republic of Guinea. Due to the importance of the mining sector on Guinea’s economy, The Ministry of Mines and Geology aim to make this sector the most investor friendly mining destination in Africa and have begun taking the necessary measures to implement strict good governance policies for regulation and promotion of transparency.

Read more...

Feeding the World – international Resources Company K+S is Part of the Solution

No human right is violated as frequently as the right to food. That almost 800 million people worldwide still do not have enough to eat is one of the greatest scandals of our time. The struggle against hunger is making progress but given the growth in the world’s population, climate change and other challenges, it must be waged even more efficiently in the future. K+S offers solutions in this regard and with its offering of numerous plant nutrients, makes a contribution to achieving higher yields from the limited agricultural land available worldwide.

Read more...

First LNG Shipment for APLNG

Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed news from Australia Pacific LNG that the project's first liquefied natural gas shipment departed Curtis Island, near Gladstone, on Saturday. QRC chief executive Michael Roche said the major milestone was the culmination of years of planning and construction by a 15,000-strong workforce.

Read more...

Waste Treatment Plant Project awards $111M in Contracts to Regional Businesses in 2015

In 2015, the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) project awarded more than $111 million in subcontracts to businesses based in Washington and Oregon and, of that, nearly $90 million to those in Washington’s Tri-Cities of Pasco, Kennewick, and Richland, home to the project’s main offices. These subcontracts represent 68.7 percent and 55 percent respectively of all those awarded for construction of the plant – and represents the largest percentage awarded in the past five years to Tri-Cities and regional businesses.

Read more...

Bill supports Destruction of Mining Jobs

Statement by QRC Chief Executive Michael Roche

A government bill introduced yesterday into state parliament to end sand mining on North Stradbroke Island in 2019 is at odds with the Palaszczuk Government’s pro-jobs agenda, and the Premier’s own commitment to consult and not ‘pick fights’ with the resources industry.

Read more...

Connecting Resources and Society Conference to be held in Botswana

Leading experts will meet in Botswana on 23 - 24 November 2015 for the Connecting Resources and Society conference that is set to explore the role of Botswana’s diamond industry in the socio-economic development of the country since independence, almost 50 years ago. It will also discuss how responsible resource management can safeguard the benefits of resource extraction for future generations.

Read more...
Subscribe to this RSS feed

Our Web Adresses

Idea and Programming