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Mar 13, 2020
Aerometrix lands $1m in aerial survey work

Aerometrix lands $1m in aerial survey work

Aerometrex has won contracts worth $1 million for aerial survey work across regional Queensland. It will undertake five projects for the Queensland Government’s Spatial Imagery Subscription Program, managed by the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy They include the Surat Basin north area, taking in 149,362sq km, making it one of the largest aerial… This content is for iQ Indu...

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Mar 13, 2020
Milestone for $193m port upgrade project

Milestone for $193m port upgrade project

Construction has officially kicked off on Port of Townsville’s $193 million Channel Upgrade Project, with the first rocks being laid for a 2.2km protective wall. Queensland Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad said the upgrade would provide a significant boost for jobs and the North Queensland economy, allowing cruise and commercial vessels up to 300m… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Mar 13, 2020
‘Big Australian’ still the most valuable mining brand

‘Big Australian’ still the most valuable mining brand

Australia’s BHP has retained the title of the world’s most valuable mining, iron and steel brand, according to the latest report by consultancy Brand Finance. The ‘Big Australian’ topped the list despite recording a 3 per cent drop in brand value to $US5.8 billion. “BHP, along with all mining, iron and steel brands, is having… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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Mar 13, 2020
Gladstone gears up for supply chain showcase

Gladstone gears up for supply chain showcase

Gladstone Engineering Alliance’s 2020 Supply Chain Expo is coming up next month and local businesses are being encouraged to make the most of the industry showcase. GEA general manager Chantale Lane said the April 30 event was a great opportunity to connect with fellow suppliers, major industry and the wider Gladstone region community. But she… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ...

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Mar 12, 2020
Logistics industry seeks help to keep freight flowing

Logistics industry seeks help to keep freight flowing

The Australian Logistics Council is calling for practical measures to keep the supply chain on track amid the evolving challenges from the COVID-19 outbreak. Local curfews on delivery vehicles were hampering efforts to keep store shelves stocked with everyday essentials, for example, it said. ALC chief executive Kirk Coningham was commenting after Prime Minister Scott… This content is for i...

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Mar 11, 2020
Get in quick for Gladstone business accelerator scheme

Get in quick for Gladstone business accelerator scheme

Small to medium enterprises in Central Queensland wanting to take their resource sector offerings to the next level are being urged to consider the Boost Your Business accelerator program. The program is being delivered by Gladstone Engineering Alliance (GEA) in partnership with METS Ignited and the Queensland Government. It is aimed at registered businesses that… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Mar 07, 2020
Skytrans expands FNQ passenger services

Skytrans expands FNQ passenger services

Skytrans is launching 43 new passenger flights per week across Far North Queensland, including its first direct passenger flights to Weipa from Cairns and a Dash 8 service for Cooktown. From April 20 the airline will provide 14 return flights per week between Cairns and Cooktown, five return flights per week between Cairns and Weipa,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ ...

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Mar 07, 2020
Mackay businesses engaged in local buy initiative

Mackay businesses engaged in local buy initiative

The Local Buying Foundation (LBF) is looking to extend assistance to Mackay businesses hoping to win mining industry tenders, with a survey underway to identify the best way to target support. BMA initially developed the Local Buying Program (LBP) in 2012 to increase the visibility and availability of sourcing opportunities for local businesses. The LBP… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Mar 05, 2020
Best efforts attract resource sector honours

Best efforts attract resource sector honours

A 20-year resources sector veteran who paved the way for job-sharing in senior roles has topped this year’s Queensland Resources Awards for Women. Jo Best, general manager of enterprise excellence and employee experience at Hastings Deering, was presented with her award as Exceptional Woman in Queensland Resources before a record crowd of more than 900 people… This content is for iQ In...

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