Gladstone Industry News

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Tug boat operator in war of words with union

premium_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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.

Wed 8 Jan 2020

WORLD LEADING: Biggest year yet for LNG

premium_icon WORLD LEADING: Biggest year yet for LNG

GLADSTONE is on track to become a world leader as a liquefied natural gas port, after a record-breaking year for the $70 billion Curtis Island facilities.

Wed 1 Jan 2020

Four huge projects to watch in Gladstone in 2020

premium_icon Four huge projects to watch in Gladstone in 2020

BUILDING work could have a welcomed boost this year if several projects on the cards for the Gladstone region break ground.

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Santos fined $13k for causing ‘enviornmental nuisance’

premium_icon Santos fined $13k for causing ‘enviornmental nuisance’

SANTOS has been fined more than $13,000 for causing environmental nuisance by having black smoke billow from its GLNG flare at Curtis Island in August.

Fri 13 Dec 2019

NEW INDUSTRY: Calls for Gladstone hydrogen taskforce

premium_icon NEW INDUSTRY: Calls for Gladstone hydrogen taskforce

GLADSTONE’S deputy mayor has called for the formation of a local government taskforce aimed at placing the region at the forefront of hydrogen development.

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Scope for sale of Curtis Island LNG plant’s assets

premium_icon Scope for sale of Curtis Island LNG plant’s assets

INFRASTRUCTURE investors are being tempted by the potential sale of assets at Shell’s Queensland Curtis ­Liquefied Natural Gas plant at Curtis Island.

Mon 25 Nov 2019

Qld’s bid for funds for Curtis Island LNG infrastructure

premium_icon Qld’s bid for funds for Curtis Island LNG infrastructure

QUEENSLAND has renewed its campaign for federal funds for new gas pipelines and infrastructure at Curtis Island to make more gas available for the east coast market.

Fri 22 Nov 2019

CQ mine marks major milestone at RG Tanna terminal

premium_icon CQ mine marks major milestone at RG Tanna terminal

IN THE early hours of Wednesday the loading of cape-size MV Marijeannie marked a major milestone.

Thu 21 Nov 2019

BUSINESS MILESTONE: Yarwun celebrates 15 years

premium_icon BUSINESS MILESTONE: Yarwun celebrates 15 years

THE Bulldogs won the premiership and John Howard was in his eighth year as Australia’s PM. It was 2004, and Gladstone’s industrial landscape was changing.

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Authority cracks down on GAWB's confidentiality claims

premium_icon Authority cracks down on GAWB's confidentiality claims

INFORMATION initially redacted in a report about future pricing for GAWB's customers has been forcibly released by the Queensland Competition Authority.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

Second tug boat crash reported in four months

premium_icon Second tug boat crash reported in four months

A SECOND investigation has been launched by Australia’s peak maritime body after another tug boat crash involving Smit Lamnalco.

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.

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