Gladstone Industry News

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.

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Gladstone water board planning ahead for climate change

premium_icon Gladstone water board planning ahead for climate change

GLADSTONE Area Water Board has revealed its concerns about the risk of climate change and its impact on the region's water supply.

What's next for complaint about GPC

premium_icon What's next for complaint about GPC

THE Crime and Corruption Commission has referred a complaint about Gladstone Ports Corporation to another department for investigation.

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Gladstone LNG projects sign new deal with PM

premium_icon Gladstone LNG projects sign new deal with PM

GLADSTONE'S three liquefied natural gas exporters renewed a deal with the Prime Minister to help support the domestic gas supply.

Tue 2 Oct 2018

'Proven track record': GPC's new chairman confirmed

premium_icon 'Proven track record': GPC's new chairman confirmed

THE Gladstone Ports Corporation's new board has been confirmed by the State Government.

Fri 28 Sep 2018

JOBS: Massive $260-million project for Gladstone

premium_icon JOBS: Massive $260-million project for Gladstone

EXCLUSIVE: THE State Government will today announce the approval of a $260-million plant.

Energy project to 'future proof' manufacturing industry

premium_icon Energy project to 'future proof' manufacturing industry

THE rising cost of natural gas has been outlined as one of the key reasons a proposed $1billion Gladstone Energy and Ammonia plant should go ahead.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

1000 JOBS: $1b project to prioritise local workers, business

premium_icon 1000 JOBS: $1b project to prioritise local workers, business

GLADSTONE workers will be prioritised for hundreds of jobs in what is being described as a "community" project.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

REVEALED: Massive new $1b project planned for Gladstone

premium_icon REVEALED: Massive new $1b project planned for Gladstone

A $1 BILLION project, expected to create hundreds of jobs for three decades, has been placed in the fast lane by Queensland's Coordinator General.

WICET SAGA: Court tosses coal terminal a lifeline

premium_icon WICET SAGA: Court tosses coal terminal a lifeline

THE owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal have received an eight-year respite on debt repayments, which some feared would lead to the facility's demise.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

How power station turned its safety rate around

How power station turned its safety rate around

NOT suffering a lost-time injury in more than two years has earned Gladstone Power Station recognition in a state award focused on safe workplaces.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

It's Gladstone business's night of nights and you're invited

It's Gladstone business's night of nights and you're invited

Get in fast - you have nine more days to nominate a business for the Best in Business Awards.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Why China's new green could become our gold

premium_icon Why China's new green could become our gold

But one analyst says the lack of gas supply is still holding the industry back.

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.

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