Gladstone Industry News

Thu 31 Dec 2020

What are Gladstone’s biggest eyesores?

Premium Content What are Gladstone’s biggest eyesores?

Many of the nominated industrial “eyesores” have helped shape Gladstone into the city it is today, plus contributed hundreds of millions to the economy.

Mon 28 Dec 2020

MAINTENANCE: Santos plans for new year

Premium Content MAINTENANCE: Santos plans for new year

Works on the GLNG plant on Curtis Island will begin early in the new year.

Tue 22 Dec 2020

Gladstone Port exports strong despite China standoff

Premium Content Gladstone Port exports strong despite China standoff

For the first time since February 2011, no coal left Gladstone for China in November, but record export volumes did.

Mon 21 Dec 2020

Shell sells Curtis LNG interest for $3.3 billion

Premium Content Shell sells Curtis LNG interest for $3.3 billion

The facilities were 100 per cent owned by Shell which will retain a majority stake.

Thu 17 Dec 2020

Environmentalists fear Santos smoke move can’t be monitored

Premium Content Environmentalists fear Santos smoke move can’t be monitored

The Gladstone Conservation Council says it would be near impossible to check Santos is complying with proposed EA changes.

Wed 16 Dec 2020

Santos plans to flare for longer and more often

Premium Content Santos plans to flare for longer and more often

If approved Santos GLNG could expose Gladstone to visible smoke flares for longer periods of time without repercussion.

Fri 11 Dec 2020

Queensland Alumina like you’ve never seen it before

Premium Content Queensland Alumina like you’ve never seen it before

Queensland Alumina Limited was the biggest engineering feat of its time ever in the sunshine state.

Wed 9 Dec 2020

Ports Corp CEO earns more than PM ‘ScoMo’

Premium Content Ports Corp CEO earns more than PM ‘ScoMo’

Gladstone Ports Corporation executives earned a total of $1.97 million between five employees - three were “acting” in roles.

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Gladstone receives manufacturing boost

Premium Content Gladstone receives manufacturing boost

A revolutionary piece of industrial machinery was unveiled this morning which brings with it more jobs.

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Industry giant asks workers ‘R U OK?’

Premium Content Industry giant asks workers ‘R U OK?’

A Gladstone business has taken the already popular “R U OK Day” concept to the next level.

Mon 7 Sep 2020

Defence grants for Gladstone to skill next generation

Premium Content Defence grants for Gladstone to skill next generation

Businesses can apply for grants of up to $500,000 to train and develop the workforce.

Wed 2 Sep 2020

Brimming with possibility: Industrial complex up for sale

Premium Content Brimming with possibility: Industrial complex up for sale

An experienced Gladstone real estate agent said an industrial complex up for sale was a light engineering business’ dream.

Thu 27 Aug 2020

‘Extremely disappointed’: Tension over water charge dispute

Premium Content ‘Extremely disappointed’: Tension over water charge dispute

Mayor Matt Burnett is extremely disappointed the Gladstone Area Water Board refused to freeze charges for 2020/21.

Mon 24 Aug 2020

‘Such a loss’: Industry icon remembered two years on

Premium Content ‘Such a loss’: Industry icon remembered two years on

Yesterday marked two years since the passing of a Gladstone industry supply chain stalwart who built his business on teamwork.

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

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