Gladstone Industry News

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Mining giant marks milestone commissioning of Amrun

premium_icon Mining giant marks milestone commissioning of Amrun

RIO Tinto will mark a new phase of bauxite and alumina production today with the official commissioning of its $2.6 billion Amrun mine at Weipa.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

LNG exporters warned stop putting local businesses at risk

premium_icon LNG exporters warned stop putting local businesses at risk

THE gas industry has warned price relief is unlikely for southern states unless governments lift exploration bans.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

$1b Gladstone ammonia plant another step closer

premium_icon $1b Gladstone ammonia plant another step closer

THE company behind a proposed project tipped to create 1000 jobs is set to delve into what environmental impacts it could have on the region if it goes ahead.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Jobs boost: QAL reveals $260m five-year environment plan

premium_icon Jobs boost: QAL reveals $260m five-year environment plan

SMELLING and hearing the industrial process at Queensland Alumina Limited from nearby suburbs is hoped to become a thing of the past.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

LNG industry hits back at warnings of 'partial shut down'

premium_icon LNG industry hits back at warnings of 'partial shut down'

THE gas industry has hit back at claims a third of Curtis Island LNG production could be shutdown within the decade due to a gas supply shortage.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Big projects planned for Gladstone

premium_icon WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Big projects planned for Gladstone

GLADSTONE has been the chosen location for several huge projects in recent years, but some plans are progressing much faster than others.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

GPC responds to concerns about $80m dredging project

premium_icon GPC responds to concerns about $80m dredging project

GPC has responded to environmental concerns about its proposed $80m dredging project, following the impact of its last major dredging project.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Seven trainees start industry careers at QAL

premium_icon Seven trainees start industry careers at QAL

A FORMER personal trainer and a high school graduate are two of the seven new trainees at Queensland Alumina Limited.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Goondicum mine production ahead of schedule

premium_icon Goondicum mine production ahead of schedule

The mine's output in December was almost three times budget expectations, and the first load will be shipped from Gladstone's port early this year.

Thu 24 Jan 2019

GPC backs calls for hydrogen development

premium_icon GPC backs calls for hydrogen development

GLADSTONE Ports Corporation is rallying behind calls to make the region the "hydrogen capital” of Australia.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Two men taken to hospital after workplace chemical incident

premium_icon Two men taken to hospital after workplace chemical incident

ONE man suffered facial burns and another from nausea after they were exposed to a chemical at Orica Yarwun today.

$3m innovation hub, centre for excellence promised for city

premium_icon $3m innovation hub, centre for excellence promised for city

GLADSTONE will have a $3 million innovation hub to test the latest hydrogen production technology, Bill Shorten has promised.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

MIPEC snapped up by interstate company

premium_icon MIPEC snapped up by interstate company

WORKERS at Gladstone's MIPEC have been reassured their jobs are secure after the company was snapped up by an interstate company.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

'Tight' gas supply takes toll on Curtis Island projects

premium_icon 'Tight' gas supply takes toll on Curtis Island projects

Despite Curtis Island's liquefied natural gas exporters shipping record amounts last year, some projects are still unable to reach full capacity.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

'Reasonable chance': Project director hopeful for steel mill

premium_icon 'Reasonable chance': Project director hopeful for steel mill

THE director behind the proposed Gladstone Steel Plant Project says there is still a "reasonable chance” it could go ahead, despite a recent setback.

Search for investors ongoing, despite steel mill setback

premium_icon Search for investors ongoing, despite steel mill setback

UPDATE: THE State Government has dealt the latest blow to the Gladstone Steel Plant Project, which was once touted to create 1800 jobs.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Record LNG shipments, but coal exports drop to five-year low

premium_icon Record LNG shipments, but coal exports drop to five-year low

WHILE a record amount of liquefied natural gas left Gladstone's Port in 2018, coal shipments dropped to a five-year low.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Gladstone's Supply Chain Expo to swing back in full speed

premium_icon Gladstone's Supply Chain Expo to swing back in full speed

Local businesses are now being invited to purchase a stall at this year's event, and Gladstone Engineering Alliance members get a nifty discount.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

'Going gangbusters': Australia to take global lead with LNG

premium_icon 'Going gangbusters': Australia to take global lead with LNG

Minister for Resources Matt Canavan says Curtis Island's gas liquefaction plant makes Gladstone 'a big part of the story'.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Construction start date confirmed for $60m Calliope school

premium_icon Construction start date confirmed for $60m Calliope school

THE ground at the Don Cameron Dr site set to become Calliope's new high school will finally be broken with construction work to start.

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