Speech on Australian coal industry highlights major issues

International MiningQueensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche delivered a major speech to a coal and energy conference in Brisbane this week. Among the highlights are a record year for coal exports from Queensland according to preliminary figures, and a surprise increase in resource sector employment in the 12 months to May 2009 (Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)). (moreā€¦)

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