Michael Roche

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Name: Michael Roche
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Grand plan to save world wonder

Bob Irwin urges people to fight for the reef 0:15 Play video This political ad urges people to fight for the Great Barrier Reef after the government announced it would dump dredge spoil in the World Heritage site. Courtesy: Fight for the Reefnews.com.au ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mining law amendments restrict critics' rights to object

By The change means that on some large-scale projects, objections might no longer be appealed to the Land Court.An eleventh hour amendment to already controversial mining laws in Queensland has triggered anger from landholders and green groups, with a ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Clough AMEC grabs $70m engineering contract

THE extraction of coal seam gas over more than 8000sq km of central and northern Queensland has moved a step closer with state environmental approval for the Bowen Gas Project.Also, project proponent Arrow Energy, jointly owned by Royal Dutch Shell and ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

New mine law delivers a recipe for economic growth

QUEENSLAND’s peak body for the resources sector has welcomed the passage of the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill, which delivers a recipe for regional economic growth.Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche ... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mixed opinions on major CSG project announcement in Qld's Bowen Basin

Farmers in central Queensland are well seasoned to living and working with major coal mines, but some are growing sceptical about the development of the coal seam gas industry in the state's Bowen Basin.The State Government has approved Arrow Energy's ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

More jobs and prosperity for Queenslanders: QRC

QUEENSLAND'S peak resources sector body has welcomed the state government’s environmental approval for a new gas project that will benefit Bowen Basin communities for at least 40 years.The Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council Michael Roche ... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Queensland Resources Council backs plan to re-use Abbot Point dredge spoil

Related Story: Barrier Reef to be spared Abbot Point dredge spoil dumpThe Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed a plan to re-use dredge spoil from the Abbot Point port expansion near Bowen in the state's north.The State Government wants to dispose ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

‘Labor and Greens are alike’

LNP Senator Matthew Canavan has berated Labor colleague Lisa Singh as a threat to north Queensland's economic future.His comments came as the Senate Inquiry into the Management of the Great Barrier Reef recommended a cap or a ban be introduced on the ... [Published Daily Mercury News - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

QRC: Senate Report Backs Reef Plan (Australia)

The peak industry body for the Queensland resources sector said the Senate report into the Great Barrier Reef backs the work that was well underway to improve reef health.Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said the report published ... [Published Dredging Today - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Program for women in non-traditional jobs to continue

A PROGRAM to retain women in non-traditional careers in the Queensland resources sector will continue next year to help the industry work towards a 20% target by 2020.Twenty women have already completed the six-month mentoring program, where they were ... [Published Sunshine Coast Daily - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Is coal under threat of a Chinese green movement?

Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche has rejected leading economist Ross Garnaut’s claims that China will cut its reliance on coal-fired power in coming decades.Garnaut, a professorial research fellow in economics at the University ... [Published Australian Journal of Mining - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

China coal forecast wrong - QRC

THE peak representative body for Queensland’s minerals and energy exporters has rejected claims that China would cut its reliance on coal-fired power in coming decades.Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said it was disappointing ... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Aug 26 2014]

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"at the end of the day we were seeing the queensland land court system abused for one purpose and one purpose only - and that was to disrupt and delay mining projects" Mr Roche said
"this bill streamlines the objections process for the grant of a mining tenure but does not limit or remove a right to object to the mining project, rather, objections are considered as part of the project’s environmental authority" Mr Roche said

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​Mining lobby groups slam Australia Institute r... [Published Ferret.com.au - Sep 15 2014]
Grand plan to save world wonder [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 14 2014]
Mining law amendments restrict critics' rights ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 12 2014]
Clough AMEC grabs $70m engineering contract [Published Townsville Bulletin - Sep 10 2014]
New mine law delivers a recipe for economic growth [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
Mixed opinions on major CSG project announcemen... [Published ABC Online - Sep 10 2014]
QLD passes new mining laws [Published Ferret.com.au - Sep 10 2014]
More jobs and prosperity for Queenslanders: QRC [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Sep 09 2014]
Queensland Resources Council backs plan to re-u... [Published ABC Online - Sep 09 2014]
Taxpayers may pay for reef dredge spoil compromise [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 08 2014]
Queensland proposes to dispose Abbot Point dred... [Published Mining Weekly - Sep 08 2014]
Qld govt to pay to dump on land, not sea [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 08 2014]
‘Labor and Greens are alike’ [Published Daily Mercury News - Sep 04 2014]
Qld govt wants spoil dumped on shore [Published Gold Coast Bulletin - Sep 04 2014]
Great Barrier Reef to be protected from dredge ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 04 2014]
QRC: Senate Report Backs Reef Plan (Australia) [Published Dredging Today - Sep 03 2014]
Tyler scoops resources award [Published The North West Star - Sep 02 2014]
Women in mining benefit from mentoring program [Published Australian Mining - Sep 02 2014]
Program for women in non-traditional jobs to co... [Published Sunshine Coast Daily - Sep 01 2014]
Program for women in non-traditional jobs to co... [Published Daily Mercury News - Sep 01 2014]
Glencore selected as Cape York developer [Published Mining Advocate - Aug 28 2014]
Is coal under threat of a Chinese green movement? [Published Australian Journal of Mining - Aug 28 2014]
China coal forecast wrong - QRC [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
QRC: "science confirms Great Barrier Reef chall... [Published Dredging News Online - Aug 26 2014]
Mining sector update - August 2014 [Published Lexology - Aug 22 2014]
Argentina’s Defaulted Bonds From 2001 Plunge as... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 21 2014]
Fitzroy River Areas Remained Stable, Health Rep... [Published Dredging Today - Aug 21 2014]
QRC chief responds to scientists' dredging claims [Published Mining Advocate - Aug 20 2014]
Greens should accept it’s on [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 19 2014]
Conservationsts says more protection needed for... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Aug 19 2014]
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