Gladstone Industry News

Sat 25 Jul 2020

FLASHBACK: Milestone marked for gas industry

Premium Content FLASHBACK: Milestone marked for gas industry

The project generated thousands of jobs and supported hundreds of thousands for years to come. SEE THE PHOTOS

Fri 17 Jul 2020

World leading carbon tech delevoped in Gladstone shed

Premium Content World leading carbon tech delevoped in Gladstone shed

The soil condition analysis scanner measures carbon levels in soil samples.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Gladstone could be resources and industry epicentre

Premium Content Gladstone could be resources and industry epicentre

‘Their competitors are international, and they are exporting from Gladstone.’

Tue 30 Jun 2020

$7.8m lifeline for CQ oil recycling facility saves 32 jobs

Premium Content $7.8m lifeline for CQ oil recycling facility saves 32 jobs

“This funding will be able to retain 32 permanent jobs.”

Mon 22 Jun 2020

FLASHBACK: How industry has shaped Gladstone

Premium Content FLASHBACK: How industry has shaped Gladstone

The Observer looks at how our biggest industry players have changed over the decades.

Wed 27 May 2020

Gas company to investigate hydrogen

Premium Content Gas company to investigate hydrogen

A scoping study will investigate sites near Gladstone and the Surat Basin for a ‘large-scale’ hydrogen plant

Sat 18 Apr 2020

Green light for gas project amid global uncertainty

Premium Content Green light for gas project amid global uncertainty

PREDICTIONS that liquefied natural gas export revenue could drop by as much as $20 billion have not stopped a major gas project with direct links to Gladstone.

Fri 20 Mar 2020

How coronavirus will impact Qld's resource exports

Premium Content How coronavirus will impact Qld's resource exports

THE impact of coronavirus on Queensland resources has come under increased scrutiny as the number of people infected surpasses 45,000 globally.

Rio Tinto refinery takes $800m hit

Premium Content Rio Tinto refinery takes $800m hit

THE value of Rio Tinto Yarwun took an $800 million hit last year, owner Rio Tinto has confirmed, off the back of the ramp-up of a bauxite mine in North Queensland.

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Forensic probe into claims Qld coal samples forged

Premium Content Forensic probe into claims Qld coal samples forged

A FORENSIC investigation is under way into allegations an analysis of coal samples was amended to make the product look better quality than it was.

‘Bloody oath’: Inland rail to Gladstone still in the mix

Premium Content ‘Bloody oath’: Inland rail to Gladstone still in the mix

Connecting the national inland rail project to Gladstone has been back on the agenda in the corridors of Canberra.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

LNG electrification receives surprising $1.5M boost

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THE campaign to deliver electricity to liquefied natural gas plants on Curtis Island has received a surprising major funding boost.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Tug boat operator in war of words with union

Premium Content Tug boat operator in war of words with union

A war of words has erupted between the Maritime Union and tugboat operator Smit Lamnalco Towage.

Tue 11 Feb 2020

100 JOBS: Gladstone chosen as site for $200m plant

Premium Content 100 JOBS: Gladstone chosen as site for $200m plant

The advanced manufacturing alumina plant is expected to create 100 jobs for the region.

Fri 7 Feb 2020

REPORT CARD: How Gladstone Harbour’s health rates

Premium Content REPORT CARD: How Gladstone Harbour’s health rates

Insights into the health of the Gladstone Harbour have revealed which areas are doing well and where improvements can be made.

Wed 5 Feb 2020

Coal ship detained amid coronavirus fears

Premium Content Coal ship detained amid coronavirus fears

THE health of a crew member onboard an international coal ship, anchored off Gladstone, is being monitored amid the global coronavirus outbreak.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

Gladstone Engineering Alliance announces new GM

Premium Content Gladstone Engineering Alliance announces new GM

GEA board president Anthony Buenen said the new general manager had made the role her own.

Sat 1 Feb 2020

High-level hydrogen talks to be held in Gladstone

Premium Content High-level hydrogen talks to be held in Gladstone

Gladstone residents will hear why the city is uniquely positioned to take advantage of a new source of clean energy when the Central Queensland Hydrogen Forum comes to...

Fri 31 Jan 2020

CQ JOBS: Growth projected in health, mining and education

Premium Content CQ JOBS: Growth projected in health, mining and education

HEALTHCARE, mining and education are predicted to be the biggest growth industries in Central Queensland, according to data from the Department of Employment.

Thu 30 Jan 2020

GPC responds to coal port ‘weak link’ coronavirus concern

Premium Content GPC responds to coal port ‘weak link’ coronavirus concern

The Miners Union is deeply concerned about what it says is an absence of biosecurity protocols at coal ports to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.

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