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    All-star QMA Judging Panel Returns

    One factor that sets the Queensland Mining Awards apart from other industry awards programs is the public and active participation of the high calibre judging panel. As the Awards celebrate a decade of excellen... more

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    New speakers announced

    Investment within the Mid-West & Gascoyne regions is on a continuous growth spiral. Notably, entities such as the South West Interconnected System, Province Resources, and Capricorn have supported significa... more

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    Critical Minerals & Energy Investment Conference and Exhibition expands Australian footprint from Perth to Brisbane in 2024

    Critical Minerals & Energy Investment , Australia’s premier conference and exhibition dedicated to critical minerals, has been held annually in Perth, Western Australia since 2021. In 2024, given the grow... more

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    2024 QUEENSLAND MINING AWARDS NOW OPEN FOR ENTRY

     Submissions are now open for Queensland's premier mining excellence showcase, the Queensland Mining Awards (QMA 2024). QMA 2024 offers a prestigious platform to recognise innovation, courageous leadership and... more

  • All-star QMA Judging Panel Returns
  • New speakers announced
  • Critical Minerals & Energy Investment Conference and Exhibition expands Australian footprint from Perth to Brisbane in 2024
  • 2024 QUEENSLAND MINING AWARDS NOW OPEN FOR ENTRY

All-star QMA Judging Panel Returns

One factor that sets the Queensland Mining Awards apart from other industry awards programs is the public and active participation of the high calibre judging panel. As the Awards celebrate a decade of excellence, the judging panel once again comprises executives from all levels of the C-Suite. The QMA judges volunteer their time to review every single award in the program against a rigorous set of criteria, using their considerable industry expertise to determine true innovation and identify the game-changing developments for the industry. QMA’s judging panel for 2024 includes: Darren Oliver, Group Manager Procurement, Glencore Dr Sharna Glover, Chief Executive Officer, Imvelo Jason Economidis, Chief Operating Officer, South32 Andrea Rutley, Head of Technical & Analytics, Anglo American Luiz Sapucaia, General Manager Supply, Stanmore Resources Jodie Curri... more

New speakers announced

Investment within the Mid-West & Gascoyne regions is on a continuous growth spiral. Notably, entities such as the South West Interconnected System, Province Resources, and Capricorn have supported significant energy investment initiatives, contributing to the thriving progress of these regions amid Australia's energy transition. The Mid-West & Gascoyne Major Projects Conference speaker program reflects this growth and in the interest in the region and the event organiser, Informa Connect has announced new speakers to add to the impressive speaker line-up. Brad Lingo - Chairman, Pilot Energy Rebecca Girdwood - CEO, Yamatji Southern Regional Corporation (YSRC) Rohan Warr - Managing Director, Dongara Marine Clare Pope - Partner, Gilbert + Tobin Ian Grant - Chief Operating Officer, Beach Energy John Welborn - Chairman, Fenix Charles Hughes - Chief Geologist,... more

Critical Minerals & Energy Investment Conference and Exhibition expands Australian footprint from Perth to Brisbane in 2024

Critical Minerals & Energy Investment , Australia’s premier conference and exhibition dedicated to critical minerals, has been held annually in Perth, Western Australia since 2021. In 2024, given the growing importance of critical minerals in Australia and worldwide, this event has expanded to a second location in 2024 – Brisbane, Queensland. The inaugural Brisbane event will be launched from 26 – 27 February while the 4th edition of the Perth event will take place from 21 – 22 October. Profile of speakers and sponsors from past editions in Perth Critical Minerals & Energy Investment has always been at the forefront of championing critical minerals and connecting industry players from Australia, Asia Pacific region and around the world. Besides Bill Johnston, Minister for Mines and Petroleum (Western Australia) and various politicians from Australia, we had Austr... more

2024 QUEENSLAND MINING AWARDS NOW OPEN FOR ENTRY

 Submissions are now open for Queensland's premier mining excellence showcase, the Queensland Mining Awards (QMA 2024). QMA 2024 offers a prestigious platform to recognise innovation, courageous leadership and outstanding contributions to Queensland’s flourishing resources sector. Covering eight categories in innovation, productivity, new products, collaboration, environment, safety, and community engagement, the Awards recognise achievements across the full spectrum of mining activity. Hosted by the Bowen Basin Mining Club in partnership with the Queensland Resources Council (QRC), QMA 2024 holds particular significance, marking a decade of recognising excellence and fostering a culture of continuous improvement within the Queensland resources sector. QRC acting Chief Executive Judy Bertram says the partnership and the Awards themselves continues to provide a valuable platfo... more

IMARC 2023: Australia Poised to Take Global Lead in Critical Minerals

The announcement by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to double the investment in the Critical Minerals Fund sets the scene for this year’s International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Sydney next week. The AU$4 billion plan is aimed at expanding the production and processing of critical minerals in Australia to secure the country’s position as a global critical minerals powerhouse. Mr Albanese said Australia is in a strong position to help the global shift to net-zero due to its large deposits of critical minerals. “Australia is committed to building sustainable and secure critical minerals supply chains with the United States. This is central to building a clean energy future and delivering economic growth. The expansion of the Critical Minerals Facility will help to build supply chains with the United States and support our shared clean energy, manufacturing a... more

IMARC 2023: A glance into the opportunities of Mongolia’s mining sector

Rich in natural resources, Mongolia has historically attracted significant foreign investment to its mining sector. Producing primarily coal, copper and gold, the mining industry is a crucial aspect of Mongolia’s economy and a significant contributor to its economic growth. With this growth, however, has come a heavy reliance on the mining sector and a range of environmental, social and economic challenges that the country has never had to grapple with. The International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), to be held in Sydney from 31 October – 2 November, will see talks from Mongolia’s largest mining companies and associations on the benefits and challenges of operating locally and opportunities on the table to connect and collaborate with Australian and global industry partners and investors. Before the 1990’s, agriculture played a key role in the economy of Mongolia... more

Mining Indaba 2024 hosts the return of the Mining Innovation & Research Battlefield

 With up to $25,000USD prize money on offer, innovators and researchers from around the world are invited to compete in front of industry-leading judging panel  After considerable success in 2022, the Mining Innovation and Research Battlefield, hosted at the Mining Indaba conference, is now open for applicants to submit their research proposals for this year’s competition. On February 6, 2024, the Innovation & Research Battlefield, a high-profile event convened by Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) and the Development Partner Institute (DPI Mining), will provide a platform for participants to showcase early-stage innovations. Competitors will present their ideas and research proposals to address this year’s challenge:  What are the innovative responsible collaborations between LSM & ASM, and how can these be applied to the just energy transition? T... more