July 2015

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."

Commented on a story 23rd Jun 2015 4:31 PM

FEDERAL Member for Dawson George Christensen is cold.

Our MP wishes parliament house was somewhere warmer

"George I not sure Hamilton Island could possibly accommodate the entire federal parliament and support..."

Commented on a story 12th Jun 2015 2:52 AM

A NEW mine in central Queensland approved by the State Government will create 2000 local and fly-in fly-out jobs.

2000 more Queensland jobs with new mine approval

"So does Moranbah..."

Commented on a story 12th Jun 2015 2:52 AM

Commented on a story 12th Jun 2015 2:52 AM

MAYOR Anne Baker is optimistic the state government is listening to the concerns of regional Queenslanders and the negative impacts of 100% forced FIFO.

Isaac mayor seeks answers over mine approval

"Well regardless of Red Hill being a goer or not, BMA still has a huge serviced estate sitting vacant at..."

Commented on a story 11th Jun 2015 9:13 AM

A NEW mine in central Queensland approved by the State Government will create 2000 local and fly-in fly-out jobs.

Red Hill approved with strict FIFO conditions

"Given that the original Riverside lease is all but mined out, and Broadmeadows is now U/G mining the..."

Commented on a story 11th Jun 2015 9:13 AM

BHP Billiton claims its FIFO-staffed Caval Ridge and Daunia mines are 26% more productive than any of its other residential worker-based Bowen Basin operations.

FIFO workers do it better: BHP

"Well the facts are the Qld Export Coking Coal industry has had to sustain the world's best productivity..."

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