Gladstone Industry News

Thu 12 Jul 2018

BSL opens its doors to teens for a Day in the Life

BSL opens its doors to teens for a Day in the Life

GLADSTONE region teenagers spent two days of their school holidays taking a rare look inside operations at Australia's second largest aluminium smelter.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

GPC annual exports down 1Mt due to 'challenging conditions'

GPC annual exports down 1Mt due to 'challenging conditions'

COAL exports out of Gladstone Port in the past 12 months were one million tonnes lower than the previous year and the lowest since 2013.

Fri 6 Jul 2018

ANOTHER HURDLE: WICET faces potential $40m court battle

ANOTHER HURDLE: WICET faces potential $40m court battle

Junior lenders are reportedly suing the Gladstone coal export facility over unpaid dividends.

Thu 5 Jul 2018

New Gladstone Power Station GM to bring years of experience

New Gladstone Power Station GM to bring years of experience

A man known by his mates as 'Chuck' will swap the small town charm of Prospect, Kentucky, for Gladstone's power station at the end of this month.

END OF AN ERA: Longest serving QAL employee retires

END OF AN ERA: Longest serving QAL employee retires

WHEN Ross Greenhalgh started his first job, at Queensland Alumina Limited, he was paid $7500 a year, offered a home to rent for $10-15 per week.

Sat 30 Jun 2018

First Cook Colliery coal shipment leaves Gladstone Port

First Cook Colliery coal shipment leaves Gladstone Port

The Blackwater mine was reopened earlier this year under new ownership.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Container liner to start regular service at Gladstone Port

Container liner to start regular service at Gladstone Port

A NEW service will help Gladstone Ports Corporation further diversify its services and increase its exports of containers.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

'Held hostage': Pro-coal at odds with renewable focus

'Held hostage': Pro-coal at odds with renewable focus

NEW coal will be put on a pedestal by Flynn MP Ken O'Dowd and the Monash Forum as they ramp up efforts to shift the nation's focus from renewable energy.

Mothballed capacity back online at Orica Yarwun

Mothballed capacity back online at Orica Yarwun

ORICA Yarwun is producing its highest amount of ammonium nitrate in three years after it brought its mothballed capacity back online and hired 20 more workers.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

'Every possibility' region will export hydrogen in 10 years

'Every possibility' region will export hydrogen in 10 years

Gladstone will be exporting hydrogen by 2028 and supplying Asia with its hydrogen needs for the remainder of the decade, according to Leo Zussino.

Thu 7 Jun 2018

Worries Curtis Island LNG sites won't fulfil winter demand

Worries Curtis Island LNG sites won't fulfil winter demand

A RESPECTED gas analyst has warned winter will bring the first significant test for the three Curtis Island LNG plants.

Sat 26 May 2018

Gas giant hands global award to Gladstone business

Gas giant hands global award to Gladstone business

A GLADSTONE business was one of ten recognised globally by gas giant ConocoPhillips, for its work at Australia Pacific LNG.

$4 billion in exports on the line after Aurizon's game-changer

$4 billion in exports on the line after Aurizon's...

Gladstone Ports Corporation is exploring ways to mitigate the impact on its coal exports amid industry concerns after Aurizon slashed its maintenance schedule.

Council approves global renewable player's Raglan solar farm

Council approves global renewable player's Raglan solar farm

Eco Energy World has pledged to develop a minimum 1GW of solar projects in Australia by next year.

Five-year major project lull sparks calls for change

Five-year major project lull sparks calls for change

GLADSTONE'S five-year major project outlook has dropped by 96 per cent compared to the previous five years, according to a new report.

Wed 23 May 2018

Santos rejects energy company's sweetened takeover bid

Santos rejects energy company's sweetened takeover bid

OIL and gas company Santos rejected a $14.4 billion takeover proposal from Harbour Energy and terminated discussions with the group.

Santos' $55 million suit dismissed for email discrepancy

Santos' $55 million suit dismissed for email discrepancy

SIGNING off an email as "authorised signatory” instead of "general manager” could have earned Santos $55million.

Tue 22 May 2018

Test results expected in two weeks after chemicals found in water

Test results expected in two weeks after chemicals found in...

RESULTS from Gladstone Ports Corporation's validation testing are expected within two weeks, after elevated levels of chemicals were found in some areas.

Sat 19 May 2018

Global energy company holds firm in Santos takeover bid

Global energy company holds firm in Santos takeover bid

Curtis Island gas plant operator is just a few steps away from being acquired by Harbour Energy.

Thu 17 May 2018

Santos chief backs once-controversial national interest test

Santos chief backs once-controversial national interest test

SANTOS' chief executive wants to take a fresh look at a national interest test for new LNG projects, despite the idea once being slammed by the industry.

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