Gladstone Industry News

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Industry portal service will connect suppliers to projects

premium_icon Industry portal service will connect suppliers to projects

It is expected to provide access to an online system containing more than 60,000 suppliers and about $247billion of dollars in contracts.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

WATCH: Yarwun plant begins testing bio-diesel in V8 engine

premium_icon WATCH: Yarwun plant begins testing bio-diesel in V8 engine

IN AN Australian first, a Yarwun biorefinery will test diesel made from waste tyres, in a V8 engine.

Project's potential environmental impacts on harbour revealed

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THE potential impact of Gladstone Port's Corporation's proposed dredging works within the Gladstone Harbour have been revealed.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Rio hits back at criticism after inquiry's first hearing

premium_icon Rio hits back at criticism after inquiry's first hearing

MINING giant Rio Tinto has hit back at criticisms it is not using enough Australian crew on its ships.

'Fed on rations': Inquiry told of disgrace on the high seas

premium_icon 'Fed on rations': Inquiry told of disgrace on the high seas

THE Queensland Government has been urged to take action to prevent more deaths at sea and the exploitation of foreign crews on ships.

'Lend us a lifeline': Plea for collapsed industry

premium_icon 'Lend us a lifeline': Plea for collapsed industry

SEAFARERS say they need a "lifeline” for the industry to have a future in Australia, with the rise of foreign vessels with crews paid $4 an hour.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

INQUIRY: MUA urges Rio Tinto to use more Australian ships

premium_icon INQUIRY: MUA urges Rio Tinto to use more Australian ships

MARITIME workers will rally in Gladstone today to call for a raft of changes to Queensland legislation to help save the state's shipping industry.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Supply Chain Expo to offer something for everyone

premium_icon Supply Chain Expo to offer something for everyone

All residents encouraged to attend next month's GEA Gladstone Supply Chain Expo.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

HAVE YOUR SAY: Next stage for $500m solar farm

premium_icon HAVE YOUR SAY: Next stage for $500m solar farm

RESIDENTS can have their say on a proposed 265 megawatt solar farm at Aldoga.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Mining giant marks milestone commissioning of Amrun

premium_icon Mining giant marks milestone commissioning of Amrun

RIO Tinto will mark a new phase of bauxite and alumina production today with the official commissioning of its $2.6 billion Amrun mine at Weipa.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

LNG exporters warned stop putting local businesses at risk

premium_icon LNG exporters warned stop putting local businesses at risk

THE gas industry has warned price relief is unlikely for southern states unless governments lift exploration bans.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

$1b Gladstone ammonia plant another step closer

premium_icon $1b Gladstone ammonia plant another step closer

THE company behind a proposed project tipped to create 1000 jobs is set to delve into what environmental impacts it could have on the region if it goes ahead.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Jobs boost: QAL reveals $260m five-year environment plan

premium_icon Jobs boost: QAL reveals $260m five-year environment plan

SMELLING and hearing the industrial process at Queensland Alumina Limited from nearby suburbs is hoped to become a thing of the past.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

LNG industry hits back at warnings of 'partial shut down'

premium_icon LNG industry hits back at warnings of 'partial shut down'

THE gas industry has hit back at claims a third of Curtis Island LNG production could be shutdown within the decade due to a gas supply shortage.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Big projects planned for Gladstone

premium_icon WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Big projects planned for Gladstone

GLADSTONE has been the chosen location for several huge projects in recent years, but some plans are progressing much faster than others.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

GPC responds to concerns about $80m dredging project

premium_icon GPC responds to concerns about $80m dredging project

GPC has responded to environmental concerns about its proposed $80m dredging project, following the impact of its last major dredging project.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Seven trainees start industry careers at QAL

premium_icon Seven trainees start industry careers at QAL

A FORMER personal trainer and a high school graduate are two of the seven new trainees at Queensland Alumina Limited.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Goondicum mine production ahead of schedule

premium_icon Goondicum mine production ahead of schedule

The mine's output in December was almost three times budget expectations, and the first load will be shipped from Gladstone's port early this year.

Thu 24 Jan 2019

GPC backs calls for hydrogen development

premium_icon GPC backs calls for hydrogen development

GLADSTONE Ports Corporation is rallying behind calls to make the region the "hydrogen capital” of Australia.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Two men taken to hospital after workplace chemical incident

premium_icon Two men taken to hospital after workplace chemical incident

ONE man suffered facial burns and another from nausea after they were exposed to a chemical at Orica Yarwun today.

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