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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.

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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.

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Reports of the Death of Coal exaggerated

Statement by QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane

As the Mark Twain saying goes: Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated. And so have been the green activist reports of the death of coal, and more broadly, the resources sector. Today, it is pleasing to see the Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, have thrown their support behind the resurgence of Queensland’s mighty resources sector.

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QRC Boss signs off at annual Lunch

The natural resources sector must promote its economic credentials, innovation, vital link to everyday products and social licence to operate, says outgoing Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche at its 2016 Annual Lunch.

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Pumped Storage Plants are the Backbone of the Energy Transition

  • Pumped storage plants add the necessary flexibility to energy systems, in order to integrate renewable energies reliably
  • The combination of storage system, reserve power and flexibility turn pumped storage plants into genuine “multi-function power stations”
  • “Pumped storage plants are the backbone of the Energy Transition”, Voith-CEO Lienhard says.
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Record Queensland Coal Exports confounds the Naysayers

Statement by Michael Roche, Chief Executive, Queensland Resources Council

In the face of some of the toughest market conditions confronting the Queensland coal industry in many years, Queensland's coal producers have confounded the naysayers by delivering a record level of coal exports in 2015.

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