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May 14, 2021
Government extends asset write-off program

Government extends asset write-off program

The Federal Government has extended the instant asset write-off program until June 2023. The program allows businesses with up to $5 billion in aggregated annual turnover or total income to immediately deduct the full cost of eligible depreciable assets of any value. Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said the program extension, announced in Tuesday’s Federal… ...

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May 13, 2021
EOI call for $600m hybrid power project

EOI call for $600m hybrid power project

The proponents behind the $600 million North West Queensland Hybrid Power Project (NWQHPP) are calling for expressions of interest from contractors. State Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said the call was out for Queenslanders to build what could be Australia’s largest hybrid generator, generating 50 megawatts of cleaner, cheaper energy. Publicly… ...

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May 12, 2021
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From road construction to bulky waste reduction, saleyards software to stormwater network assessment and more, here is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByThu, 13 May 2021 11:00 AMFCRC010886: CTIS002 – 2122 – Cassandra Crescent, Road Construction Fraser Coast Regional CouncilThu, 13 May 2021 2:00 PMMBRC010707: Samford Valley R...

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May 12, 2021
Pure Hydrogen signs water deal for Gladstone plant

Pure Hydrogen signs water deal for Gladstone plant

Pure Hydrogen has sealed an agreement for water supply for its planned large-scale Project Jupiter hydrogen plant in Gladstone. The company said the contract with the Gladstone Area Water Board was among its initiatives to secure supply of critical inputs for Project Jupiter to proceed. The water supply contract is subject to conditions including project… ...

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May 11, 2021
Charges laid over Curragh mine death

Charges laid over Curragh mine death

Charges have been laid over the death of Donald Rabbitt in an incident at the Curragh mine near Blackwater in January 2020. Independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor Aaron Guilfoyle has commenced prosecutions against the mine operator, contractor and a former site senior executive of the coal mine. Mr Rabbitt, an employee of Curragh mine… ...

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May 10, 2021
Pitt keen to promote mining careers

Pitt keen to promote mining careers

Young people are missing career opportunities in the resources sector as they are being indoctrinated with the idea there is no future in the industry, according to Federal Resources Minister Keith Pitt. Mr Pitt has told an industry podcast that encouraging young Australians to pursue technical and trade careers in the sector is critical to… ...

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May 06, 2021
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From cleaning to construction, building certification to bulky waste reduction and more, here is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByFri, 07 May 2021 2:00 PMWRC010858: 500.2021.0027 Stormwater Network CCTV Survey and Condition Assessment Whitsunday Regional CouncilFri, 07 May 2021 2:00 PMMRC010892: Denise Spencer Pool Management Agreement&nb...

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May 06, 2021
Edify reveals hydrogen vision for Townsville

Edify reveals hydrogen vision for Townsville

Edify Energy is proposing to develop a green hydrogen project at Townsville’s Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct. The company has lodged a development application for the project which, would also involve a solar farm at its site within the Woodstock precinct. It hopes to build a hydrogen plant with an initial capacity of about 10MW, powered by… ...

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May 06, 2021
Dig deep for a good cause

Dig deep for a good cause

A 2017 Caterpillar 311FL RR excavator goes under the hammer for a good cause this month as Pickles hosts the ‘Dig for Kids’ charity auction. The sale is being held on behalf of the Children’s Hospital Foundation and is supported by Hastings Deering CAT. The excavator will be on display at the Civil Construction Field… ...

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