Gladstone Industry News

Mon 28 Oct 2019

Collaboration the key to success for EQIP

premium_icon Collaboration the key to success for EQIP

Local organisation recognised at 58th Queensland Training Awards.

Fri 25 Oct 2019

BSL exploring options amid ‘tough’ times

premium_icon BSL exploring options amid ‘tough’ times

BOYNE Smelters Limited is exploring every option to address the tough conditions faced by the aluminium industry.

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Miners told to pay rail giant’s court costs

premium_icon Miners told to pay rail giant’s court costs

A GROUP of coal miners who initiated a failed court battle against Aurizon has been ordered to pay more than half of the rail giant’s court costs.

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Recognition for green idea for red mud

premium_icon Recognition for green idea for red mud

A RESEARCH team exploring ways to transform red mud into a soil that could be used for growing plants has been awarded for its innovation.

REVEALED: How much region made out of gas boom

premium_icon REVEALED: How much region made out of gas boom

A NEW report has revealed the extent of the financial boost to wages and local businesses during the biggest boom the region has ever seen.

Fri 11 Oct 2019

PHOTOS: Industry’s night of nights

premium_icon PHOTOS: Industry’s night of nights

Leaders in CQ industry were recognised with the presentation of several awards.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

Annual records tumble in GPC’s ‘best’ financial performance

premium_icon Annual records tumble in GPC’s ‘best’ financial performance

EXPORT, dividend and financial records tumbled in what Gladstone Ports Corporation has described as its “best financial performance ever”.

Mon 30 Sep 2019

$1.9m for study into CQ renewable hydrogen project

premium_icon $1.9m for study into CQ renewable hydrogen project

THE Federal Government will today announce a commitment of $1.9 million towards a feasibility study into a renewable hydrogen plant near Moura.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

PROBE CONTINUES: GPC complaint referred to new dept

premium_icon PROBE CONTINUES: GPC complaint referred to new dept

A SECOND complaint made to the Queensland corruption watchdog about the state’s biggest multi-commodity port has been referred to Queensland Treasury.

Thu 26 Sep 2019

$500m Gladstone solar farm progressing

premium_icon $500m Gladstone solar farm progressing

CONSTRUCTION won’t start this year but a proposed solar farm at Aldoga is progressing.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: $600m in projects up for grabs

premium_icon OPEN FOR BUSINESS: $600m in projects up for grabs

AT its peak, QAL will more than double its current contractor workforce for the $600 million in upgrades, resulting in up to 500 contractors per day.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

ITF hopeful $64k alleged wage theft will be resolved

premium_icon ITF hopeful $64k alleged wage theft will be resolved

A CHINESE-owned bulk carrier is still detained and at anchorage off Gladstone, after it was discovered eight crew members were allegedly owed $64,000 in wages.

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Gladstone business appeals decision on $130m claim

premium_icon Gladstone business appeals decision on $130m claim

A GLADSTONE business has appealed a supreme court decision that dashed hopes of recovering millions in debt it claimed to have been owed.

Fri 30 Aug 2019

'It's critical': Gladstone on the agenda at hydrogen forum

premium_icon 'It's critical': Gladstone on the agenda at hydrogen forum

GLADSTONE was the town on almost everyone's lips at a Queensland Hydrogen Forum this week.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

China looks to Curtis Island for LNG boost

premium_icon China looks to Curtis Island for LNG boost

CHINESE companies are taking advantage of financial investment in Curtis Island liquefied natural gas plants, increasing imports from the sites this year.

World-class GPC apprentice ready to represent Australia

premium_icon World-class GPC apprentice ready to represent Australia

A GLADSTONE Ports Corporation fourth-year electrical apprentice and world-class tradesman will represent Australia in the WorldSkills competition in Russia.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Talks of new Gladstone pilot plant at US trade mission

premium_icon Talks of new Gladstone pilot plant at US trade mission

POTENTIAL funding for a Gladstone biorefinery pilot plant was discussed during a recent US trade mission, which focused on fuelling the state's bio industry.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

LANDMARK STUDY: Report shows benefits of gas over coal

premium_icon LANDMARK STUDY: Report shows benefits of gas over coal

A LANDMARK study, using data from one of the three Curtis Island liquefied natural gas projects, has found new benefits of using gas as a power source.

Fri 26 Jul 2019

'Full transparency': State put on notice over GPC

premium_icon 'Full transparency': State put on notice over GPC

THE Queensland Government has been urged to operate Gladstone Ports Corporation with "full transparency"; following recent controversies involving management.

Tue 23 Jul 2019

$130K WAKE UP CALL: QAL makes changes to refinery

premium_icon $130K WAKE UP CALL: QAL makes changes to refinery

A RAFT of changes are being implemented at Queensland Alumina Limited, after it was convicted and fined $130,000 for releasing chemicals into the harbour.

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