July 2015

Commented on a story 31st Jul 2015 7:25 PM

THE first of the State Government’s biofuels subcommittee meetings will be held in Mackay.

State Government's biofuel meeting to be held in Mackay

"Grow more cane I suppose, it is kinda simple!!! Qld is big state, we have sunlight, add water and..."

Commented on a story 31st Jul 2015 3:59 PM

MACKAY Regional Council has approved a development application for Brampton Island, hopefully signalling plenty of jobs both in construction and operation.

Brampton Island seven-star development approved

"...yes, the very first Roylen's were ex-WW2 vintage, but despite that frugal nature one should not cast..."

Commented on a story 31st Jul 2015 12:03 PM

MACKAY Regional Council has approved a development application for Brampton Island, hopefully signalling plenty of jobs both in construction and operation.

Brampton Island seven-star development approved

"The old Brampton went to up market and in the end was very obnoxious towards the former bread and..."

Commented on a story 31st Jul 2015 12:02 PM

MACKAY Regional Council has approved a development application for Brampton Island, hopefully signalling plenty of jobs both in construction and operation.

Brampton Island seven-star development approved

"The only 7-stars about the proposed Brampton development is being able to see the Southern Cross when..."

Commented on a story 30th Jul 2015 11:29 AM

LABOUR shortages, recruitment and retention, budgets and timely delivery used to be the biggest concerns for the mining industry.

Productivity concerns keeping mining bosses awake at night

"Mining companies worried about tax... what that..... they might have to start paying..."

Commented on a story 21st Jul 2015 10:13 AM

CENTRAL Highlands Regional Council councillors and staff are getting out of touch with the community – in the most literal way possible.

No phones for CHRC councillors, staff or public

"I dare say if the mobiles were just used as dumb-as phones, it should be easy enough for many to turn..."

Commented on a story 1st Jul 2015 6:39 AM

A WORKERS’ camp off the Leichhardt Hwy has become the subject of a never-ending drama for the Banana community.

Stand-off over workers' camp near highway

"The same "retrospective approvals" went on with "temporary" come permanent arrangements with camps of..."

June 2015

Commented on a story 26th Jun 2015 8:09 PM

A RESOURCE economist believes China’s air pollution concerns could play to the Queensland coal sector’s strengths.

Chinese pollution could boost Australian coal sector

"Perhaps the Coal Use issue needs to split into two arguments. 1) Thermal Coal for Electricity..."

Commented on a story 24th Jun 2015 5:09 PM

Queensland Resources Council's Michael Roche said the report lacked any depth in its analysis of global coal demand

QLD Resources Council unhappy with Climate Council report

"Well if indeed the 8 days of alternative energy reserve is correct, isn't that justification for the..."

Commented on a story 24th Jun 2015 2:52 PM

ADANI has cited unfinalised approvals as the reason behind claims Adani told engineering contractors to stop work on projects in the Galilee Basin.

'Unfinalised approvals' behind Adani engineering work stop

"Was reported by Reuters Indian edition at 4am this morning."

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