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Sep 22, 2020
Milestone for Mackay-based export hub

Milestone for Mackay-based export hub

Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt has officially opened the Mackay, Isaac, Whitsunday METS SME Export Hub. Part of Resource Industry Network, the hub was established last year as a result of funding from the Australian Government’s SME Export Hub Initiative, the Queensland Government, and the Local Buying Foundation. It is tasked… This content is for iQ Industr...

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Aug 24, 2020
Mackay Airport seeks input on freight hub proposal

Mackay Airport seeks input on freight hub proposal

Mackay Airport is in discussions with stakeholders to gauge support for a global export centre for the region. Mackay Airport manager of commercial and terminals Adrian Miles said agribusinesses and the Mining, Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sectors were looking to grow their export footprint. He said growing demand for quality food being harvested one… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Aug 20, 2020
Top of their game – mining award finalists revealed

Top of their game – mining award finalists revealed

A world-first tablet for underground mining, economic rehabilitation at Century mine and a very slick looking underground grader are among the top-notch projects short-listed in a key resource industry awards event. This year’s finalists have been revealed for the Queensland Mining Awards, with winners to be revealed in five weeks’ time at the gala awards… This content is for iQ Indus...

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Jul 23, 2020
Courses to sharpen up METS growth potential

Courses to sharpen up METS growth potential

Mackay’s Resource Industry Network is seeking businesses to participate in its 2020 Regional Accelerator program and Export Ready Course, both starting in August. The two programs are designed to further develop METS products or services, as well as ready businesses for the export market. RIN says the courses complement each other in that they cater… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Jun 16, 2020
BMA commits $2.3m to CQ research and innovation

BMA commits $2.3m to CQ research and innovation

BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) continues to support and invest in regional Queensland with the announcement of $2.3 million in funding towards research, training, and innovation.  The investment will support the appointment of a general manager of the newly established Resources Centre of Excellence (RCOE) in Mackay and a chair of automation and future work skills… This content is for i...

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May 13, 2020
Mackay METS sector urged to have their say

Mackay METS sector urged to have their say

The Mackay, Isaac, Whitsunday (MIW) METS Export Hub is seeking business input to help boost export capabilities and opportunities. It is conducting a survey of mining equipment and technology services businesses in the region. MIW METS Export Hub manager Dean Kirkwood said business input was fundamental to the success of the Capability Analysis and Supply… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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