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Entrepreneurship in the Australian Mining Industry: Pull the plug or take the plunge

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Queensland Mining Update

http://mines.industry.qld.gov.au/mining/queensland-mining-update.htm

Geoscience Australia Minerals Alert

A monthly online newsletter with product news, data releases and projects relating to the minerals and energy exploration industry.

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Putting Queensland on the Map – The life of Robert Logan Jack, geologist and explorer
By Felicity Jack

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The Hope Factor – Mineral Discoveries Australia, Papua New Guinea & the Philippines
By Anthony R. Hope (published 2011)

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Shaping a Nation – a geology of Australia

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Fast Facts

  • Queensland’s resources sector in 2015-16 delivered 1 in every five dollars of the state’s economy through our spending in Queensland.
    Source: www.qrc.org.au

  • Queensland has more than half of Australia’s demonstrated economic resources of lead, zinc,  silver  and bauxite and  13% of Australia’s demonstrated economic resources of and copper.
    Source: Queensland Government

  • The Queensland resources sector  covers  just 0.1% of Queensland’s total land surface.
    Source: www.qrc.org.au

  • Queensland’s resources sector in 2015-16 delivered one in every five dollars of the state’s economy through its spending in Queensland.
    Source: www.qrc.org.au

  • Queensland has more than half of Australia’s demonstrated economic resources of lead , zinc and silver, nearly 60% of Australia’s demonstrated economic resources of bauxite and and 13% of its copper resources.
    Source: Queensland Government Mining Update

  • Queensland’s resources sector in 2015-16 supported one  in every seven Queensland jobs.
    Source: www.qrc.org.au

  • The Queensland resources sector’s land disturbed ‘footprint’ covers just 0.1% of Queensland’s total land surface.
    Source: www.qrc.org.au

  • Queensland’s resources sector in 2015-16 supported one in every seven Queensland jobs and $1 in every $5 of the economy
    Source: www.qrc.org.au

  • Queensland is an important producer of gold, mineral sands, phosphate and magnesite.
    Source: Queensland Government

  • Queensland’s resources sector in 2015-16  supported one in every seven Queensland jobs.
    Source: www.qrc.org.au