North West Queensland

World’s largest onshore wind farm acquired with further stages to be developed out of north Qld

With a new promise for one of the country’s largest wind turbine fields, north Queensland is set to be rewarded with an abundance of renewable power.

Space race for north Qld rocket launch gets cash boost and sets off hundreds of jobs

The space race for a Queensland manufacturing plant will boost opportunities for local companies to be part of the global space economy.

$1.7b CopperString races forward through the approvals process

The major electricity infrastructure project will provide more renewable electricity at lower costs for North Queensland by extending the national grid from Townsville to the North West Minerals Province.

Next phase for Walford Creek battery metals project

A study has commenced to confirm the potential for Queensland’s Walford Creek to become a significant producer of high-quality battery metals.

Watco awarded new cattle transport contract in North-West Qld

The contract for rail transport should invite local recruitment and exciting new opportunities to the North West region, reports Projectory.

Canadian mining approves $836m Qld site for copper mining

Projectory details development plans for a site near Mt Isa, Queensland which promises to reveal a mineral reserve of gold and copper.

First stage to Mt Isa solar farm to power up a North West Qld operation

A proposed 88MW solar farm near Mt Isa is to begin construction after a long term off-take agreement was met with a zinc miner.

Rocklands revamped and ready to roll with first copper concentrate already mined

Following work to redesign a previously mothballed Queensland mine, the first copper concentrate has been produced from stockpiled material.

Green light for Saint Elmo vanadium mine to secure Qld’s resource supply

Vanadium is being hailed as a new economy mineral as a global resources supplier to fuel Queensland’s future, reports Projectory.

Dugald River zinc operation to be kept cool with refrigeration project

$20 million has been invested into water-cooled refrigeration which is imperative for zinc mining production at a major Queensland-based site.