North West Queensland

WA firm wins $290m EPC contract with Queensland zinc-lead-silver project

A leading Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) service provider has been awarded a contract with a Queensland zinc-lead-silver project.

New $200m mine boost for North Queensland economy

North Queensland is set to benefit from a new gold, silver and copper mine, opened last week by Premier Campbell Newman.

Queensland gold mine project to proceed with formal JV agreement

Partners in a Queensland gold mine say they are on track to start production before the end of 2013, following the signing of a formal joint venture last week.

Partnership forged in $6bn port-rail deal - Queensland’s biggest infrastructure project

In what would be one of the most significant deals in Queensland’s coal history, a freight behemoth and Indian mining giant have announced a partnership that will see them build $6 billion worth of rail and port infrastructure for mining projects in Queensland.

Leighton Contractors win $63m contract for North West power station

Leighton Contractors has won a $63 million construction for a gas-fired power station in Queensland’s North West.

Production commences ahead of schedule at $303m North Queensland mixed metal mine

Production has started ahead of schedule at a $303 million mine in north west Queensland.

Mining company announced new copper deposit at key $217m Mt Isa project

A new copper deposit has been discovered at a $217 million key mining project near Mt Isa in north west Queensland.

KBR wins project management contract for $500m northwest Qld power station

KBR has been awarded a power management services contract for the constuction of a $500 million power station in Queensland's north west.

Xstrata looks locally as $124m open cut mine opens in northern Queensland

Mining giant Xstrata is looking to recruit and contract locally as it begins operations on a new $124 million open cut mine in Queensland’s North West.

Tenders begin for $800m North West Queensland phosphate project

The proponent of a proposed $800 million phosphate project in north west Queensland has begun to issue tender packages.