Mining, resources and energy
The quality and extent of Queensland resources, our reliability of supply, sustainable mining practices and supporting technology put us at the forefront of global resource supply.
- Queensland is recognised globally as a leading destination for mining and resources investment and as Australia’s gateway to Asian markets.
- Queensland’s diverse geology and resource potential place it second in the world for seaborne coal exports, second for lead production, third for zinc and bauxite production, and fifth in the world for silver production.
- By the end of this decade, Queensland is projected to be the world’s leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer.
Abundant natural resources
Queensland’s abundant natural resources include more than 30 billion tonnes of coal deposits as well as metals, phosphate rock, oil shale and minerals.
Our multi-billion dollar mining and resources sector is actively helping to fuel the world.
Environmentally sustainable practices
With a proven history of using sustainable and innovative exploration and mining practices supported by high quality mining equipment, technology and services, Queensland is a mining and resources trading partner of choice.
Global Leaders in Innovation
As the world moves towards improving sustainability practices and achieving net zero, the mining and resources sector will face a challenging time ahead – and the expertise of Queensland’s innovative mining equipment, technology and services (METS) companies will be a driving factor in its success.
We help trade partners harness opportunities by working with local industries, economic development agencies as well as local and state government agencies.
If you are looking to explore trade and investment opportunities in Queensland, please contact us via our enquiry form.