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    Why Queensland Doesn't Need More Metcoal

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    Fox Resources claims an ongoing market for metallurgical coal, the product of their proposed mine at Bundaberg.

    Coal and economics experts Simon Nicholas from the think tank the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, and Tim Buckley from Climate Energy Finance are speaking in Brisbane, Bundaberg, Rockhampton and Mackay.

    Simon and Tim have been looking at the emergence of new 'green steel' technologies globally and what this will mean for coal exports in Queensland, including for projects like Fox's.

    Join us for a lively and timely discussion for anyone interested in the future of metallurgical coal and what it means for our climate, economy, and communities. 

    Simon Nicholas is IEEFA’s Lead Analyst for the global steel sector. Simon’s focus is on the long-term outlook for steel production, as well as on the implications for the global iron ore and metallurgical coal markets.

    Before joining IEEFA in 2016, Simon had 16 years’ experience in the finance industry at ABN Amro, Macquarie Group and Commonwealth Bank of Australia in Sydney and London.

    Tim Buckley has 30 years of financial market experience covering the Australian, Asian and global equity markets and is a highly influential energy finance commentator. He has written more than 100 reports on the global energy transition, and the roles of finance and policy in accelerating critical decarbonisation trends.

    Tim was previously the Australasian Director of IEEFA . Prior to this, Tim was a top-rated equity research analyst, including Head of Equity Research in Singapore at Deutsche Bank, Managing Director, Head of Equity Research at Citigroup for 17 years, Head of Institutional Equities at Shaw & Partners and co-Managing Director of Arkx Investment Management P/L, a global listed clean energy investment start-up jointly owned with Westpac.

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