Keep up to date with what is happening in the world surrounding the minerals and energy sector.
Posted on 05 Dec 2012
Find out what's been happening at the Science Teacher's Association of Queensland with their December e-newsletter.
Includes information on the STAQ Senior Science Conference, Annual General Meeting, 60th Queensland Science Contest and much more.
Follow this link to view: STAQ December...
Posted on 03 Dec 2012
Next time you jump on the couch for some serious face time with the latest Blu-ray movie, or for a web-surfing session, remember it’s not just electricity that’s powering your high-definition, surround-sound viewing experience—mining plays a part.
Mining makes modern living...
Posted on 12 Nov 2012
The Department of Education, Training and Employment offers Step into Teaching Scholarships to support high-achieving science and mathematics graduates who would like to make a difference in the lives of young Queenslanders by becoming a state high school teacher.
Through this program,...
Posted on 22 Oct 2012
GTAQ, in conjuction with Contour Education, will be running a professional development session for teachers in Mt Isa and surrounding regions on Saturday 17th Novemberat Spinifex State College.
The professional development will be a full day workshop on how to use spatial technologies in the...
Posted on 01 Oct 2012
In parts of South America there has been wide conflict, particularly in Peru, where many people have been killed during public protests about mining.
Tensions have also been high in South Africa, where striking platinum miners have finally struck a wage deal, following five weeks of bloodhsed and...
Posted on 06 Sep 2012
Earth science is all around us. It means different things to different people but it influences our lives on a daily basis, and many of us barely notice it.
Geoscience Australia is looking for a collection of ‘Top GeoShots’ to display throughout Earth Science Week, 14 – 20...
Posted on 05 Sep 2012
The University of Queensland students are gaining advanced skills in preparation for jobs in the booming mining sector, thanks to the University's Newcrest Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Laboratory.
Established last year, the Newcrest HVAC lab, provides engineering educators...
Posted on 03 Sep 2012
A mobile ‘app’ developed online and involving collaboration across four states has been crowned the education category winner at the Australian ‘Mobi Awards’.
The ‘Oresome World’ app was developed by the Queensland Resources Council in an online collaboration...