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Critical minerals explorers connect the dots to investment opportunity

Click here to view photos from the QE-Connect event Vital conversations on maximising Queensland’s investment potential through development of Queensland’s burgeoning critical minerals industry are on the agenda today at an inaugural mining and exploration event run by the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) – QE Connect Lunch Series.  QEC Chair Kim Wainwright said the luncheon brings together experts from across...
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QEC: Exploring for solutions

Click here for photo of QEC Chair Kim Wainwright.   Click here to register your attendance to QEC’s FREE Online Event.   There’s just one week to go before Queensland’s resources and exploration leaders converge at an online event to discover the solutions needed to address critical issues impacting exploration across the state. The Queensland Exploration Council...
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Qld’s latest exploration figures continue to surge forward

The latest exploration data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is out, and it’s great news for Queensland. The state’s total exploration expenditure for the past financial year has risen by 11 percent to reach $708 million, compared to $638 million in 2019-2020, which is Queensland’s strongest result since 2014-15. Queensland Resources Council (QRC)...
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New data confirms golden year for Australian exploration, with Queensland taking the silver medal

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) said today new figures show national exploration expenditure has risen by almost 70 percent since the pandemic began, with Queensland explorers spending the second highest amount in their search for new resource discoveries. QEC Chair Kim Wainwright said data released by resources analyst and QEC member AUSTEX Resource Opportunities confirms...
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Gold mining and renewable energy and storage projects on show

An event targeted at investors interested in Queensland exploration projects has provided an insight into the diverse range of investment opportunities in Queensland’s resource sector. Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) Chair Kim Wainwright said the explorer-focused member organisation was pleased to be showcasing flagship operations from companies that explore and produce new economy minerals such as...
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Boost for Qld explorers looking for minerals of tomorrow

Queensland’s next big minerals discovery could be just around the corner! The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) has welcomed today’s announcement by Resources Minister Scott Stewart that 16 local companies will share in $3.6 million in funding to support their minerals exploration work. QEC Chair Kim Wainwright said a record 94 applications for the latest round of funding through the State Government’s Collaborative Exploration Initiative (CEI) demonstrates the high level of prospectivity in Queensland, particularly in the state’s north-west region. “This program has been set up to...
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Qld exploration results continue to defy pandemic

Exploration expenditure in Queensland has risen by 24 percent over the past 12 months to reach $708 million since March 2020, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) said today. QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said the latest ABS exploration data released today shows that in spite of the global pandemic, Queensland’s resources sector has continued to surge ahead, particularly in...
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The gateway to greener solutions is Queensland’s new economy minerals

An exploration showcase hosted by the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) and McCullough Roberston today has illustrated the role critical minerals will play in lowering world carbon emissions through renewable energy technologies, according to QEC chair Kim Wainwright. Ms Wainwright said it was an exciting time to be in the exploration sector, based on Queensland’s vast...
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2021 QEC Technical Forum – Recording available

Attendees at today’s Queensland Exploration Council’s Technical Forum were privy to the latest developments in Queensland’s exploration and resources industries, and the news is overwhelmingly positive; our sector continues to experience exponential growth, Queensland’s has enormous resources prospects and a skilled workforce is focused on “that next big discovery”. The role of Queensland’s critical minerals...
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2020 Exploration Scorecard Sentiment Survey: Have your say

Have your say on the state of exploration in Queensland by completing the 2020 Exploration Scorecard Sentiment Survey Through surveying exploration and drilling stakeholders each year, the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) produces the Exploration Scorecard annual publication to highlight exploration achievements and areas for improvement within the exploration industry. This year marks the 10th anniversary...
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