Gladstone Industry News

Thu 11 Jul 2019

'Crucial': $15m fund announced to kick-start bio industries

premium_icon 'Crucial': $15m fund announced to kick-start bio industries

NEW jobs and opportunities are expected in Queensland's resource sector after the announcement of a $15million hydrogen industry development fund.

Group raises concerns about Yarwun development plans

premium_icon Group raises concerns about Yarwun development plans

CONCERNS have been raised about the impact a Rio Tinto Yarwun development could have on the region's koala population.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

APPRENTICESHIPS: Six positions you can apply for now

premium_icon APPRENTICESHIPS: Six positions you can apply for now

The Observer has compiled a list positions that are currently open in the Gladstone region

RECORD TRADE: GPC's staggering year for exports

premium_icon RECORD TRADE: GPC's staggering year for exports

GLADSTONE Ports Corporation has had its biggest year for exports ever, buoyed by record shipments of coal and liquefied natural gas.

Wed 3 Jul 2019

Environmental group, power station clash over coal ash rules

premium_icon Environmental group, power station clash over coal ash rules

AN ENVIRONMENTAL group is calling for the government to investigate the threat of coal ash in areas near coal-fired power stations.

Struggling coal miners lose multimillion-dollar court battle

premium_icon Struggling coal miners lose multimillion-dollar court battle

A PLEA for financial relief by coal miners has been dismissed by the Supreme Court, after it ruled in favour of Aurizon in a multimillion-dollar battle.

Tue 2 Jul 2019

'Game changing' CQ industrial park reaches next stage

premium_icon 'Game changing' CQ industrial park reaches next stage

EXPRESSIONS of interest are open for the purchase or lease of industrial land at a "game changing” Central Queensland industrial park.

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Boyne Smelter GM is on the move

premium_icon Boyne Smelter GM is on the move

BOYNE Smelter's safety initiatives will be replicated throughout other Rio Tinto sites as general manager Joe Rea takes on a new role.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Exports to Hong Kong halt as Aust moves on trade deal

premium_icon Exports to Hong Kong halt as Aust moves on trade deal

AS AUSTRALIA moves to put the official stamp on a trade deal with Hong Kong, trade between the port region in southern China and Gladstone has ground to a halt.

Wed 29 May 2019

JOBS: Aldoga solar farm passes major milestone

premium_icon JOBS: Aldoga solar farm passes major milestone

Independent Coordinator-General approves development application.

Wed 15 May 2019

Council gives green light for Clinton industrial project

premium_icon Council gives green light for Clinton industrial project

THE Queensland Government's plan to future-proof Gladstone's industrial sector is progressing, with Gladstone Regional Council giving it the go-ahead.

Thu 2 May 2019

Bumper quarter lifts LNG project's revenue by 53 per cent

premium_icon Bumper quarter lifts LNG project's revenue by 53 per cent

ORIGIN Energy had record sales from its $25 billion Curtis Island LNG project Australia Pacific LNG during the first quarter of 2019.

Tue 23 Apr 2019

CLIMATE POLICY: Uncertainty over impact on key industries

premium_icon CLIMATE POLICY: Uncertainty over impact on key industries

AS the climate policy debate heats up, some within the aluminium industry have concerns about the lack of information surrounding Labor's action plan.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

FUTURE CQ: Why Southern Oil chose Gladstone

premium_icon FUTURE CQ: Why Southern Oil chose Gladstone

AT LEAST four regional Queensland cities were vying for what would become Southern Oil's expansion above the NSW border about five years ago.

Industry portal service will connect suppliers to projects

premium_icon Industry portal service will connect suppliers to projects

It is expected to provide access to an online system containing more than 60,000 suppliers and about $247billion of dollars in contracts.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

WATCH: Yarwun plant begins testing bio-diesel in V8 engine

premium_icon WATCH: Yarwun plant begins testing bio-diesel in V8 engine

IN AN Australian first, a Yarwun biorefinery will test diesel made from waste tyres, in a V8 engine.

Project's potential environmental impacts on harbour revealed

premium_icon Project's potential environmental impacts on harbour...

THE potential impact of Gladstone Port's Corporation's proposed dredging works within the Gladstone Harbour have been revealed.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Rio hits back at criticism after inquiry's first hearing

premium_icon Rio hits back at criticism after inquiry's first hearing

MINING giant Rio Tinto has hit back at criticisms it is not using enough Australian crew on its ships.

'Fed on rations': Inquiry told of disgrace on the high seas

premium_icon 'Fed on rations': Inquiry told of disgrace on the high seas

THE Queensland Government has been urged to take action to prevent more deaths at sea and the exploitation of foreign crews on ships.

'Lend us a lifeline': Plea for collapsed industry

premium_icon 'Lend us a lifeline': Plea for collapsed industry

SEAFARERS say they need a "lifeline” for the industry to have a future in Australia, with the rise of foreign vessels with crews paid $4 an hour.

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