Gladstone Industry News

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Secrets to success: Alumina industry chiefs reveal all

premium_icon Secrets to success: Alumina industry chiefs reveal all

International three-day conference held on our doorstep.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Hundreds of industry heavy-weights to descend on Gladstone

Hundreds of industry heavy-weights to descend on Gladstone

HUNDREDS of international alumina industry heavyweights will arrive in Gladstone from Saturday for a five-day conference.

Wed 22 Aug 2018

GEA forced to wait on $300k project decision

premium_icon GEA forced to wait on $300k project decision

Funding request for Interactive Visual Walkway put on hold.

Tue 21 Aug 2018

US trade mission discusses pilot plant for Gladstone

premium_icon US trade mission discusses pilot plant for Gladstone

A trade mission to the United States discussed plans to expand Gladstone's biorefining industry with a pilot plant to turn sugarcane fibre into renewable fuel.

Bechtel squashes Curtis Island LNG construction rumours

premium_icon Bechtel squashes Curtis Island LNG construction rumours

THE company that once hired 14,500 people in Gladstone has squashed rumours it is preparing for a second wave of construction at Curtis Island.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

90 day wait for pay day takes toll on Gladstone businesses

premium_icon 90 day wait for pay day takes toll on Gladstone businesses

A GLADSTONE business owner who has waited almost a year to be paid for a mining contract has been squeezed out of the resource industry because of payment terms

Tue 7 Aug 2018

WICET denies lender's claims in $40m court challenge

premium_icon WICET denies lender's claims in $40m court challenge

WIGGINS Island Coal Export Terminal has denied claims by its junior lenders who have started court proceedings to sue the company for $40million.

Thu 2 Aug 2018

Power station denies report's claim it will close by 2029-30

premium_icon Power station denies report's claim it will close by 2029-30

THE operator of the 1680-megawatt Gladstone Power Station has thrown cold water on suggestions it will close in 11 years.

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Lobby group urged to fight for Gladstone apprentices

premium_icon Lobby group urged to fight for Gladstone apprentices

A NATIONAL business lobby group has been urged to fight for Gladstone's vocational education opportunities to secure future industry jobs.

Tue 24 Jul 2018

Business Council: Gladstone at the centre of nation's growth

Business Council: Gladstone at the centre of nation's growth

Gladstone's success isn't a result of luck - it is built on the hard work and commitment of its people as well as the innovation and investment.

Gladstone industries search for next year's apprentices

Gladstone industries search for next year's apprentices

QUEENSLAND Alumina Limited is looking for its next Benn Richardson, Katie Ferrier and Shianne Sprecher, with applications for their 2019 apprentice intake open.

Mon 23 Jul 2018

Rio Tinto's exposure to aluminium material costs on the rise

premium_icon Rio Tinto's exposure to aluminium material costs on the rise

THE impact of significant material costs on Rio Tinto's aluminium business in the past six months has exceeded the struggle the miner during the whole of 2017.

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Influential lobby group hosts Gladstone business luncheon

Influential lobby group hosts Gladstone business luncheon

DISCUSSIONS about the highs and lows of doing business in Gladstone could help form a national lobby group's future campaigns towards federal, state governments

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Tickets now on sale for GEA Conference

Tickets now on sale for GEA Conference

More than $2.5 billion of projects in the pipeline at upcoming Major Industry Conference.

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Council joins calls for inland rail extension to Gladstone

Council joins calls for inland rail extension to Gladstone

Gladstone Regional Council commits to creating a business study on the benefits of extending Melbourne to Brisbane inland rail to Gladstone.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Northern Oil in Australian-first hydrogen production project

premium_icon Northern Oil in Australian-first hydrogen production project

IN AN Australian-first Northern Oil will soon begin experimenting with technology to produce the biogas for cheaper.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Solar farm to create 300 jobs for Gladstone

premium_icon Solar farm to create 300 jobs for Gladstone

GLADSTONE will soon be home to one of the largest solar farms in Australia, after Renew Estate gained approval for its 300-megawatt facility.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

Learning what the future holds for drones in industry

Learning what the future holds for drones in industry

AS INDUSTRIES scope out the future of using drones on site, teenagers in Gladstone are learning the tricks of the tech-savvy trade.

BSL opens its doors to teens for a Day in the Life

BSL opens its doors to teens for a Day in the Life

GLADSTONE region teenagers spent two days of their school holidays taking a rare look inside operations at Australia's second largest aluminium smelter.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

GPC annual exports down 1Mt due to 'challenging conditions'

premium_icon GPC annual exports down 1Mt due to 'challenging conditions'

COAL exports out of Gladstone Port in the past 12 months were one million tonnes lower than the previous year and the lowest since 2013.

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