Tag: Queensland government


Performance data highlights strong healthcare in Queensland

The Queensland government recently released new healthcare performance data on key areas around the state, and the figures indicate that its residents are certainly in safe hands. In compiling the quarterly review, the government assessed a range of critical measures to gauge how healthcare providers in various cities were performing. These included metrics such as…

26 May 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Blair Athol mine acquisition ‘will create jobs’

The Queensland government has welcomed the recently proposed acquisition of the Blair Athol coal mine, claiming it will create jobs and boost the economy. New Emerald Coal, a subsidiary of Linc Energy, announced that it was entering into a sale and purchase agreement with the Blair Athol Coal joint venture to take control of the…

11 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

MMG Interview: The future of Century Mine and the Dugald River Project

MMG’s Century Mine is Australia’s largest open-cut zinc mine which is currently in a transitionary period as it prepares for the end of open cut zinc production in approximately 2016. In the lead-up to the Exploring and Mining the Isa Conference, we had the chance to speak to Mark Adams, the company’s General Manager for…

19 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Queensland uranium mining industry could soon start to take off

For more than a decade, mining was an economic pillar in Australia that supported jobs growth for mining engineering specialists and drove revenues higher for businesses in several sectors. However, with the sector showing signs of slowing, state governments are beginning to step in to clear up red tape that may be keeping some mining…

18 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Red tape cut for Queensland’s resources industry

The Newman government has claimed significant cuts to red tape in Queensland's resources sector will benefit both businesses and jobs. Deputy premier and state development minister Jeff Seeney said the government's Resources Cabinet Committee had made industry investment much easier. The changes include streamlining the environmental impact statement (EIS) process, which large projects must undergo…

1 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights