Barry Berwick from Aurecon at the Gladstone Resources Industry Update 2010 Conference yesterday.
Barry Berwick from Aurecon at the Gladstone Resources Industry Update 2010 Conference yesterday. Kieran Moran

Gladstone is becoming a hot topic

GLADSTONE is fast becoming the resources capital of Queensland; with CSG, LNG, coal and power projects dominating the industry landscape.

The Gladstone Resources Industry Update 2010 conference began yesterday and continues today, providing stakeholders with a unique chance to meet all involved in Gladstone’s future.

The conference examines the future of Gladstone’s resources industry, analysing the present and realising future potential.

IRR Conferences Resources Team general manager Richard Beattie said the conference is part of a regional mining and resource development series from the Surat Basin to Gladstone.

“It brings together the project developers, the suppliers, contractors and analysts that want to get the latest viewpoints,” Mr Beattie said.

An attendee at the conference, Aurecon Development leader Barry Berwick said he attended the event as Aurecon have a continued interest in the LNG industry in Gladstone.

“We have done the site selection study for the Department of Planning and Infrastructure which was looking at sites on Curtis Island and now that has grown into bigger things with much more interest,” Mr Berwick said.

“Aurecon has been involved with construct bids projects here in Gladstone. Hopefully once final decisions have been made we will be awarded some work.”



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