Learn from resources professionals as they share their knowledge and expertise. Here you’ll find compelling, authoritative storytelling and opinions on hot topics within the Queensland resources sector.

2021 Bowen Basin Symposium in Mackay

May 26th, 2021|

The 3-day Bowen Basin Symposium is a premier event hosted by the Bowen Basin Geologist Group (BBGG), a volunteer-led special interest group of the Geological Society of Australia (GSA). The Symposium has been held every [...]

2021 QEC Technical Forum – Recording available

February 23rd, 2021|

Attendees at today’s Queensland Exploration Council's Technical Forum were privy to the latest developments in Queensland's exploration and resources industries, and the news is overwhelmingly positive; our sector continues to experience exponential growth, Queensland's has [...]

The future of exploration (by explorers)

February 7th, 2020|

Industry consultants Wood Mackenzie have released the results of their annual Exploration Survey. The industry has had its say on all things exploration, from budgets and technology to portfolios and peers. To read the report, [...]

Wave of junior metals explorers set to launch

February 4th, 2020|

Credit: Stockhead  2019 proved to be a pretty strong year for ASX debutantes, and many investors are keeping an eye out for new opportunities. Activity last year spanned a range of industries, although the resources [...]

A new look at ‘strange metals’

January 21st, 2020|

A new synthesis method has been developed at TU Wien (Vienna) to unlock the secrets of "strange metals". Superconductors allow electrical current to flow without any resistance - but only below a certain critical temperature. [...]

Trends in exploration

January 6th, 2020|

If you missed Melbourne's IMARC Conference in October, the following presentation will be of interest. Trends in Exploration by Richard Schodde, Managing Director of MineEx Consulting provides a high-level overview of the general trends for [...]

Robots kicking goals for Queensland

November 18th, 2019|

When Brisbane mechanical engineer Jeff Sterling founded Universal Fields Robots his goal was to bring fully-autonomous robots with industrial-scale capabilities to the marketplace. In 2019 – with the latest addition to the company’s prize cupboard [...]

Kidston Hub taking shape in North Queensland

November 18th, 2019|

Genex Power is focused on innovative clean energy generation and electricity storage with a development pipeline of up to 770MW of renewable energy generation and storage projects, underpinned by the Kidston Clean Energy Hub in [...]

Critical minerals – US supply chain report

November 14th, 2019|

Australia is well placed to provide critical minerals for the industrial development and technology needs of manufacturing economies. Australia possesses some of the world’s largest recoverable reserves of cobalt, lithium, manganese, tantalum, tungsten and zirconium. [...]

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Positives in our ability to manufacture minerals

November 4th, 2019|

From "The Conversation" by Anita Parbhakar-Fox, Paul Gow, Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland Last month, scientists uncovered a mineral called Edscottite. Minerals are solid, naturally occurring substances that are not living, such as quartz or haematite. This [...]


The Queensland Resources and Exploration Gateway (QUREX) is created and managed by the Queensland Exploration Council and is a collaboration with the Queensland Government.

Launched in 2010 as a not-for-profit initiative of the Queensland Resources Council, the Queensland Exploration Council focuses on investment attraction initiatives that showcase Queensland as a leading investment destination.

The Queensland Resources and Exploration Gateway is supported by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Trade and Investment Queensland and the office of the Queensland Resources Commissioner.