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Mining News Pro - Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has appointed Scott Stewart as the new Queensland Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy following Anthony Lynham’s retirement from the role.

Mining News Pro - New data by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has shown that an additional 50 000 jobs have been created in the resources sector over the past financial year, with the mining, gas and energy industries now employing some 420 000 staff.

Mining News Pro - Pembroke Resources is set to create 1000 jobs in Central Queensland after receiving the last major approval for its Olive Downs coking coal project from the state government.

Mining News Pro - Glencore has been awarded a financial lifeline by the Queensland Government to extend the operation of its Mount Isa copper smelter and Townsville refinery beyond 2022.

Mining News Pro - Queensland mines minister Anthony Lynham has informed state parliament that he will be stepping down from his role this year.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland Government has mapped out $17 million in infrastructure projects over the next 12 months at the Port of Mackay.

Mining News Pro - Anglo American is completing a series of workforce briefings at the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland to improve safety using data science ahead of planned restart of longwall mining at the site next year.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland Government has put a number of reforms into place to strengthen the state’s mining sector, including a focus on extending the life of old mines.

Mining News Pro - A reduction of the allowable limits for respirable coal and silica dust in Queensland has taken effect.

Mining News Pro - BHP has announced it plans to sell a number of coal assets as the company looks to simplify its portfolio.

Mining News Pro - Queensland has prepared for the possibility of border closures for months, and it is not allowing the entry of workers except in special circumstances.

Mining News Pro - Interstate fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers from New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory will either need to be based in Queensland or would not be allowed into the state, as the state government implemented new border closures from August 8.

Mining News Pro - BHP is set to recycle mining truck tyres in Queensland’s Bowen Basin region for the first time in Australia.

Mining News Pro - Employment in the mining sector has remained strong during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Minerals Council of Australia study.

Mining News Pro - Australian Mines is completing pre-development work at the Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in North Queensland, inching it closer to becoming a key supplier to the electric vehicle (EV) market.

Mining News Pro - Fitzroy Australia Resources has encountered a methane gas ignition at its Carborough Downs coal mine in central Queensland.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland resources sector has remained strong during the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing just a 1 per cent drop in jobs during the March quarter, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Mining News Pro - Great Northern Minerals has awarded a drilling contract to Eagle Drilling for its gold projects in North Queensland.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland Government has announced a $10 million mineral exploration funding boost as part of its Unite and Recover jobs plan in the face of COVID-19 impacts.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland government has announced a A$10-million funding package as part of its economic recovery plans to assist in funding exploration for new economy minerals and support mine technology innovators to drive future mine jobs.

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