Michael Roche

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Name: Michael Roche
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Austin and Clements Bands advance to 6A UIL State Marching Band Championship

Congratulations to the Austin High School “Bulldog” Marching Band and the Clements High School “Ranger” Marching Band on advancing to the 6A UIL State Marching Band Championship. The Clements Band ranked “First Overall” and Austin “Second Overall” at ... [Published Fort Bend Southwest Star - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Outlook remains positive beyond the current downturn

A DIVERSE resources sector will ensure Queensland remains a frontrunner among the states for growth, according to a report released by Deloitte Access Economics.It was welcomed by mining interests body Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael ... [Published Daily Mercury News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

QRC Responds to the Reef Plan

Australian Academy of Science has warned that a draft plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef won’t prevent its decline and fails to address key pressures affecting the Australian icon.In its submission to the Australian and Queensland governments’ Reef ... [Published Dredging Today - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Gas to replace coal as Qld economic driver

GAS is set to replace coal as a major economic driver in Queensland, a new report says, as the state enters a transitional period.The Deloitte Access Economics report states the resource prices are challenging the Queensland economy, which is moving from ... [Published Surat Basin Online - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

LNG keeps Qld outlook positive beyond current coal slump

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) on Monday welcomed a positive outlook from advisory firm Deloitte Access Economics, which on Monday predicted that Queensland’s diverse resource sector would ensure that the state remained ... [Published Mining Weekly - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Glencore Gets Nod for Aurukun Bauxite Development

The Queensland government announced in late August that Glencore International has been selected as the “Preferred Proponent” to develop the Aurukun bauxite deposit on the western Cape York Peninsula in north Queensland, Australia. The specifics of a ... [Published Engineering And Mining Journal - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Blast analysis firm wins Premier’s award

Premier of Queensland Award winner Blast Movement Technologies has found success analysing the movement of rock during blasting operations.Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche was among those to congratulate Blast Movement Technologies ... [Published Australian Journal of Mining - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

TAI says Queensland coal is the "mouse that roars".

The battle for public support rages on between The AustraliaInstitute (TAI) and the Queensland Resources Council, with a new paper arguingthe coal industry contributes less to the Queensland economy than miners wouldhave you believe.‘The Mouse that Roars: ... [Published Ferret.com.au - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

TAI report critical of coal’s contribution to Qld economy

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – A new report by Canberra think tank The Australia Institute (TAI) has suggested that the Queensland coal industry was a less-than-impressive contributor to the state’s economy.In its analysis of the coal industry, TAI noted ... [Published Mining Weekly - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 4 reports

Australian coal exports at record as miners ride out price downturn

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – Australian coal exports have risen nearly 12% in the first nine months of 2014 to a record 158-million tonnes, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) reported on Monday.QRC CEO Michael Roche said that the higher production in ... [Published Mining Weekly - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

Mining downturn: Bowen Basin communities face tough times but industry talks up coal's future

All too often the heady days of a mining boom end with a bust but few could have predicted hard times would last so long in central Queenslandâ s resources sector. "This has been some of the toughest times for the coal industry in about 20 years," said ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

Partnership oversees health of waterways

WHEN it comes to protecting the region's waterways, Diane Tarte is willing to step on some toes.Ms Tarte is the independent chairwoman of the Mackay-Whitsunday Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership, launched yesterday in Mackay.A 21-member partnership from ... [Published Gladstone Observer - Oct 02 2014]

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"in 2012/13, queensland’s resources sector generated directly and indirectly one in every four dollars of the state’s economy and accounted one in every five jobs" Roche said
"don't believe what some of the ngos are saying" says Michael Roche of the Queensland Resources Council

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Austin and Clements Bands advance to 6A UIL Sta... [Published Fort Bend Southwest Star - Oct 29 2014]
Outlook remains positive beyond the current dow... [Published Daily Mercury News - Oct 28 2014]
QRC Responds to the Reef Plan [Published Dredging Today - Oct 28 2014]
Gas to replace coal as Qld economic driver [Published Surat Basin Online - Oct 27 2014]
LNG keeps Qld outlook positive beyond current c... [Published Mining Weekly - Oct 27 2014]
Glencore Gets Nod for Aurukun Bauxite Development [Published Engineering And Mining Journal - Oct 25 2014]
Blast analysis firm wins Premier’s award [Published Australian Journal of Mining - Oct 23 2014]
Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef? [Published BBC - Oct 22 2014]
TAI says Queensland coal is the "mouse that roa... [Published Ferret.com.au - Oct 20 2014]
TAI report critical of coal’s contribution to Q... [Published Mining Weekly - Oct 17 2014]
Queensland coal exports hits record 158.5 mln t... [Published Logistics Guru - Oct 15 2014]
Moranbah's housing market collapses, businesses... [Published Prime 7 - Oct 15 2014]
Traders' group decries FIFO decision for Caval ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 14 2014]
PHOTOS: Ararat Active8 Finale [Published The Ararat Advertiser - Oct 14 2014]
Abbott’s sold on coal [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Oct 13 2014]
Australian coal exports at record as miners rid... [Published Mining Weekly - Oct 13 2014]
UPDATE 1-Australia's Queensland coal exports hi... [Published London South East - Oct 13 2014]
Australia's Queensland Jan-Sept coal exports hi... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 13 2014]
QRC says ‘activist litigation’ could cost Queen... [Published Ferret.com.au - Oct 13 2014]
Achievements of 2014 Active8 participants to be... [Published The Ararat Advertiser - Oct 10 2014]
Giant mine in court battle [Published Daily Mercury News - Oct 09 2014]
More farmers to be protected from mining [Published Whitsunday Times - Oct 09 2014]
EV Breeding: Irish-bred Fernhill Pimms wins Osb... [Published Horses Internacional - Oct 09 2014]
Cropping land growth [Published The North West Star - Oct 09 2014]
Overbrook's St. Norbert's celebrates its centen... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Oct 09 2014]
Retail unit in the heart of Limerick goes on th... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 09 2014]
​Arrow Energy receives Federal approval for CSG... [Published Ferret.com.au - Oct 09 2014]
White & Case’s Smutny helps Canadian gold minin... [Published Inside Counsel - Oct 07 2014]
Lower $A means more money for Qld government [Published Individual.com - Oct 05 2014]
€17m a bargain for five star Savoy hotel [Published Limerick's Live95FM - Oct 05 2014]
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