Gladstone Industry News

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Construction start date confirmed for $60m Calliope school

premium_icon Construction start date confirmed for $60m Calliope school

THE ground at the Don Cameron Dr site set to become Calliope's new high school will finally be broken with construction work to start.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Australia takes global LNG export crown for first time

premium_icon Australia takes global LNG export crown for first time

AUSTRALIA has overtaken Qatar and earned the crown as the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas for the first time in November.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

WICET's latest target for legal action

premium_icon WICET's latest target for legal action

NEW Hope Corporation is the latest target for legal action by Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal over the failure of a coal project.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

HEALTH BOOST: Contractor named for emergency dept upgrade

premium_icon HEALTH BOOST: Contractor named for emergency dept upgrade

EXCLUSIVE: A company with links to Central Queensland that date back to 1888 will take the lead during the construction of Gladstone Hospital's new ED.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

New deal for proposed $1b Gladstone energy project

premium_icon New deal for proposed $1b Gladstone energy project

A GLOBAL engineering firm has joined Australia Future Energy to help it progress its $1billion energy and ammonia project in Gladstone.

Mon 26 Nov 2018

Competition hot as industry tackles violence

premium_icon Competition hot as industry tackles violence

Gladstone industry took to the volleyball court yesterday in an effort to build awareness for domestic and family violence.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Resources sector showing Gladstone the money

premium_icon Resources sector showing Gladstone the money

New data outlines the region's importance economically to the state's resources sector.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Apprentice Wage Subsidy tackles skills shortage

premium_icon Apprentice Wage Subsidy tackles skills shortage

GEA welcomes announcement of a trial apprentice wage subsidy.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Six new and exciting projects for the Gladstone region

premium_icon Six new and exciting projects for the Gladstone region

MULTIPLE job-creating projects are on the cusp for the Gladstone region, ranging from a state of the art abattoir to solar farms and East Shores Stage 1B.

'Good for economy': Gladstone refinery makes payment change

premium_icon 'Good for economy': Gladstone refinery makes payment change

One of Gladstone's largest industries has made a change to its payment terms for some suppliers.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

GPC takes next step to transform East Shores with cafe, pool

GPC takes next step to transform East Shores with cafe, pool

THE $29.5 million Gladstone foreshore redevelopment is another step closer with GPC asking businesses interested in contracts to come forward.

Thu 25 Oct 2018

Industry veteran's ambitious $25b plan to transform city

premium_icon Industry veteran's ambitious $25b plan to transform city

A SYDNEY-based transport industry "veteran" has his sights set on transforming Gladstone's future with an ambitious $25 billion project.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Contractors strike for 48 hours amid fears of 10% wage cut

premium_icon Contractors strike for 48 hours amid fears of 10% wage cut

CONTRACTORS fearing a wage cut of up to 10 per cent started a 48-hour strike yesterday at Callide Power Station, QAL and Queensland Nitrates.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Rio Tinto shelves plans to sell BSL, power station

premium_icon Rio Tinto shelves plans to sell BSL, power station

MINING giant Rio Tinto has shelved plans to sell its aluminium business, Pacific Aluminium, including the Boyne Smelter Limited and Gladstone Power Station.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

REVEALED: Incredible footage of completed East Shores

premium_icon REVEALED: Incredible footage of completed East Shores

WATCH: Here's how East Shores will look once completed. Included in the project is a cafe, plaza, outdoor cinema, gym, ferry pontoon, floating pool and more.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

How one slip changed this worker's life forever

premium_icon How one slip changed this worker's life forever

'As a result of my rushing and tearing I wound up spending 57 days in hospital.'

Thu 11 Oct 2018

PHOTOS: Industry conference showcases new projects

premium_icon PHOTOS: Industry conference showcases new projects

BILLIONS of dollars in projects and more than 1000 tender opportunities were discussed yesterday during the Major Industry Conference in Gladstone.

Gladstone contractors owed over $4m by mining giants

premium_icon Gladstone contractors owed over $4m by mining giants

Several Gladstone businesses have closed with up to $4 million in unpaid work owed to contractors as a result of mining companies' extended payment terms

Behind the $2.5b deal to refinance Gladstone project

premium_icon Behind the $2.5b deal to refinance Gladstone project

THE refinancing of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal has been described as the "largest and most significant" of its kind in recent years.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

PUMPED UP: Water board explores energy opportunities

premium_icon PUMPED UP: Water board explores energy opportunities

GLADSTONE Area Water Board is exploring opportunities to develop a pumped hydro energy storage project in the region.

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