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PRESS RELEASES

Check out the latest news, announcements and show features from QME.

QME 2020

31 Jul 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM THE QUEENSLAND MINING & ENGINEERING EXPO

Queensland Mining & Engineering Expo (QME) want to express our concern for everyone impacted by Coronavirus. After closely monitoring the rapidly escalating COVID situation and in consultation with our partners and key industry stakeholders we have made the decision to cancel the upcoming edition of QME 2020.

08 Jul 2020

QME MAKES RETURN TO MACKAY IN SEPTEMBER

For over 25 years Queensland Mining & Engineering Expo (QME) has been at the heart of the mining sector in Mackay. As Queensland returns to work following the COVID-19 shutdown this landmark exhibition will once again be held as one of the first major exhibitions to be conducted in Australia.

01 Apr 2020

A MESSAGE FROM QME

Queensland Mining & Engineering Expo (QME) wants to express our concern for everyone impacted by Coronavirus. The effects, actual and projected, of Coronavirus are becoming evident across all aspects of our lives here in Australia and around the world.

QME 2018

15 Jun 2018

2018 QUEENSLAND MINING AWARDS FINALISTS

PRODUCTIVITY AND INNOVATION A WINNING COMBINATION The Queensland Mining Awards have revealed the 2018 cohort of finalists today, with winners announced in six weeks' time at the Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition in Mackay. The finalists range from small...

4 Jun 2018

QUEENSLAND MINING AWARDS GALA PRESENTATION DINNER SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED

With less than eight weeks to go until the Queensland Mining Awards Gala Presentation Dinner, the evening's keynote speakers have been announced. Mr Rag Udd and Mr Ian Macfarlane will be speaking at the Queensland mining industry's night of nights, held...

30 May 2018

QUEENSLAND MINING AND ENGINEERING EXHIBITION ANNOUNCES 2018 KEYNOTE AND SPEAKER LINE UP

30 May 2018 - The Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition (QME) 2018 is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of speakers as part of its seminar series, with Austmine, Caterpillar, Queenland Exploration Council and Carpentaria Rail confirmed to be...

16 Apr 2018

MINING INDUSTRY GETS BEHINE QME - REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

The 2018 Queensland Mining & Engineering Exhibition (QME) will be showcasing its largest and strongest supplier and speaker presence in years when it returns to Mackay from July 24-26. Registrations have opened for Queensland's largest mining and engineering exhibition...

16 Apr 2018

BMA APPRENTICE INTAKE

RECRUITING for mining apprenticeships is set to kick off in Central Queensland next month, with around 40 spots up for grabs. BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) will start recruitment of the next cohort of locals for its 2019 apprenticeship program in May. A...

12 Apr 2018

THIESS 2018 MID YEAR APPRENTICE INTAKE

APPLY NOW Thiess is the world's largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Our life-of-mine insight, tailored approach and commitment to excellence...

QME 2017

24 Nov 2017

QUEENSLAND'S BEST IN MINING TO BE CELEBRATED BY COLLABORATIVE INDUSTRY AWARDS

The third Queensland Mining Awards have officially launched today at the Bowen Basin Mining Club's November luncheon, following a key partnership announcement with the QRC earlier this week. The 2018 Awards will take a step up in prestige, with the Queensland Resources...