Aquila’s Talwood on the market

Aquila Resources Limited is seeking buyers for its Talwood project in Central Queensland. We thought many might find interesting the information we have on our asset database. Enable has maintained a coal asset database for nearly a decade. Over time, we have collected a lot of public and industry information...

Some Simple Facts About Coal Tenure

The coal tenure landscape has changed materially in recent years.  Since January 2013, more than 1100 pieces of tenure, approximately half, have been relinquished in Queensland.  That equates to 386,384 km2, an area greater than the size of Germany.   Tenure held has contracted to the more traditionally explored and...

Man vs System

“In the past the man has been first; in the future the system must be first.” So wrote Frederick Winslow Taylor, often called the father of management consulting, in the introduction to his 1911 seminal classic “The Principles Of Scientific Management”. Taylor, born into a wealthy Quaker family, whose ancestor...

When It’s February And You’re Already Behind Plan

Are you in this spot? Before you are even get a couple of months into a new budget year you’re already behind. People just back from leave, a bunch of new starters to on-board, action list growing and day to day demands not affording you the time. When you reach...

Drilling Deeper

Aristotle, one of the fathers of geology, student of Plato, and tutor of Alexander The Great, once wrote – “Excellence is not an act, but a habit.” So, too, is the key to getting the most out of your geos – developing the right management habits. Although It might seem...

For Want of a Nail

The story goes that it was late in August, 1485, as the summer heat was starting to soften, when one of the king’s grooms lead the monarch’s own favourite steed to the royal blacksmith. “Shoe him quickly, for the king needs to ride him to battle this very day,” said...

Don’t Find Yourself Precisely Wrong

When the Challenger space shuttle exploded off the coast of Florida on January 28, 1986, Wayne Hale was head of the Propulsion Systems Section, Systems Division, Mission Operations, NASA. If you think you’ve experienced systems failure in your job, imagine if the entire event was being televised live around the...