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FEATURE: Investing in Indigenous employment and training initiatives is well worth the journey

Words by Margarita Escartin Manager of Social Performance at QCoal Group   QCoal has always worked with its Aboriginal stakeholders to create and sustain employment and training opportunities across the business, since our very first [...]

2019-07-12T00:38:08+00:00July 1st, 2019|Queensland Exploration Gateway, The Gateway|

FEATURE: Why the Uluru Statement from the Heart is a vital message for the resources industry

Words by Dee Clarke Work Management Planner at BHP & 2019 Indigenous Advocacy Award Winner   There are some key mining 101 topics that come up time and time again: reducing costs, increasing productivity and [...]

2019-07-12T01:15:20+00:00July 1st, 2019|Queensland Exploration Gateway, The Gateway|

FEATURE: Why our industry needs to strive to help local businesses thrive

Words by Nagaraj Ramaraj Operations Manager at Shell’s QGC business & Business Navigator Program Ambassador   The Business Navigator Program is a social investment initiative of Shell’s QGC business. It was launched last year in [...]

OPINION: Plentiful work a boon for drillers but skills and bills require more torque

  Words by Peter Hall CEO, Australian Industry Drilling Association   Where we are right now in 2019, I can report most drilling contractors have full order books for the foreseeable future, which is pretty [...]

2019-04-09T00:38:43+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Queensland Exploration Gateway, The Gateway|

Exciting times for Queensland explorers – but thinking outside the box and new technologies are key

  Words by Caoilin Chestnutt Resources Investment Commissioner, Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy   Mineral exploration expenditure in Queensland saw a 26% increase last financial year to a total value of $280 million, [...]

2019-02-22T00:54:21+00:00February 22nd, 2019|The Gateway|