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Apr 05, 2021
Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Partner supplied editorial Leading dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT) are launching their latest dust control initiative as they seek to mitigate air pollution caused by mining activity in Australia. GRT: Drill and Blast Dust Control, is a two-pronged attack on the hazardous, respirable dust generated from drill and blast activities. The first product, GR...

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Mar 31, 2021
Mighty move as Kent expands Townsville presence

Mighty move as Kent expands Townsville presence

Kent Removals and Storage is quadrupling its footprint in Townsville with new facilities expected to create up to 100 local jobs during construction. The company said contractor Phoenix Constructions had broken ground on the new 6,947sq m site at McHugh Crt in Stuart. The complex will include office space and a new storage warehouse that… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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Mar 31, 2021
Countdown to construction as Genex ticks more boxes

Countdown to construction as Genex ticks more boxes

Genex Power has announced another milestone for its 250MW Kidston pumped storage hydro project, reaching project document contractual close. It has also issued notice to proceed to Powerlink to enable work to commence on development on the new 186km 275kV transmission line from Kidston to a new switching station to be constructed at Mount Fox…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ...

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Mar 30, 2021
‘Co-ordinated project’ boost for Big Rocks Weir

‘Co-ordinated project’ boost for Big Rocks Weir

The $60 million Big Rocks Weir project in the Charters Towers region has earned co-ordinated project status.  Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles said Queensland’s Coordinator-General had made the declaration for the project, which would now undergo a full environmental impact assessment process “The Queensland Government supports progressing investigations into the cons...

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Mar 30, 2021
Barossa FID to spark $5.5b northern  investment

Barossa FID to spark $5.5b northern investment

Santos has given the green light to its $4.7 billion Barossa gas and condensate project located offshore the Northern Territory. The final investment decision (FID) to proceed with Barossa also kick-starts a $785 million investment in the Darwin LNG life extension and pipeline tie-in projects, which will extend the facility life for around 20 years…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensla...

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Mar 26, 2021
Mendi poised to start Charters Towers housing development

Mendi poised to start Charters Towers housing development

North Queensland’s Mendi Group has lodged an application to start stage one of a new housing development project in Charters Towers. The proposed development, Grand Secret Estate, is located near the Charters Towers Showground and will initially see 17 new lots ranging from 5,000sq m to 1.05ha in size released. Further stages featuring smaller block… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Mar 24, 2021
Rockhampton workshop to help suppliers

Rockhampton workshop to help suppliers

Advance Rockhampton’s 2021 Supplier Development Workshop is coming up next week (March 31), with limited spaces remaining.Advance Rockhampton says the program is specifically designed to help break down the challenges faced by small to medium business owners engaging with the resource and project industry.The 2021 workshop will focus on procurement processes including the following key…...

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Mar 13, 2021
Rookwood Weir construction on a roll

Rookwood Weir construction on a roll

Construction of the Rookwood Weir workers’ camp is progressing well and in-river construction is set to begin next month, according to Sunwater. The State and Federal governments this week committed another $7.5 million each to raise the crest height of the Central Queensland structure by 700mm. The first water from Rookwood Weir is expected to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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Mar 13, 2021
Hells Gates study on track says Townsville Enterprise

Hells Gates study on track says Townsville Enterprise

Townsville Enterprise says the $24 million Hells Gates Dam Business Case is advancing well, after completing the majority of field work including geotechnical drilling. In the six months to the end of 2020, 15 boreholes were drilled at the proposed dam site and weir sites, with a maximum depth of 173m at thedam site. The… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo...

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