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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… ...

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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… ...

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Mar 04, 2020
Surat Basin powers up for new industry awards event

Surat Basin powers up for new industry awards event

Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise is gearing up for the inaugural Surat Basin Energy Awards, with a webinar this week to assist potential nominees. TSBE says the awards will showcase the economic contribution of the gas and energy sector and its positive impact in the Surat Basin region. Businesses are encouraged to nominate organisations and… ...

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Mar 04, 2020
Tax break for businesses taking hit from coronavirus

Tax break for businesses taking hit from coronavirus

Small and medium Queensland businesses impacted by the coronavirus outbreak will be able to defer their payroll tax payment for six months. The new relief measure was announced yesterday by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad. The potential financial impact of the outbreak has also prompted financial and consumer law firm MyCRA Lawyers to urge… ...

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Feb 20, 2020
Titanic boost for Gladstone  machining capabilities

Titanic boost for Gladstone machining capabilities

A Gladstone business is poised to tap major Defence and resource sector work with an impressive piece of equipment in a new purpose-built workshop. BERG Engineering will showcase its state-of-the-art Titan SC 40/50-4HY Double Column Vertical Boring & Turning Mill during an open day today. The company believes the equipment – offering 5m-plus diameter machining space… ...

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Jan 30, 2020
Port of Mackay on a roll as  2020 kicks off

Port of Mackay on a roll as 2020 kicks off

The Port of Mackay has had a strong start to 2020 with six breakbulk ships arriving in January. And Höegh Autoliners’ monthly service to Mackay continues to be well received given the port’s strategic location to central Queensland. Tore Listad, Höegh’s Head of Regional Sales Europe, Middle East, India, Africa and Oceania said there was… ...

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Oct 15, 2019
Golding wins $35m works package at Blackwater

Golding wins $35m works package at Blackwater

Golding Contractors has won a $35 million contract for civil works at BMA’s Blackwater mine in Central Queensland. Works to be undertaken include drainage and flood protection works, relocating critical mine infrastructure and civil works for the reloaction of a communication mast. It includes about 1, 200,000 cubic metres of earthworks, 4km of HDPE pipelines,… ...

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Jul 08, 2019
Golding releases the name of team member fatally injured on mine site

Golding releases the name of team member fatally injured on mine site

Golding contractors has released the name of the man involved in a fatal accident at Baralaba North mine on Sunday. The following is a statement from the company. “We can now confirm the deceased was Jack Gerdes, an experienced mining operator, who had been engaged at Baralaba since December 2018. He had previously worked for… ...

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Jul 03, 2019
Golding expands Isaac Plains East coal fleet

Golding expands Isaac Plains East coal fleet

Golding Contractors will add a third truck and shovel fleet to its Isaac Plains East operation after an agreement with mine owner Stanmore Coal to boost overburden removal capacity. The increase in scope adds about $450 million to Golding’s existing five-year contract, lifting it to about $950 million. The Moranbah district coal mine has continued to… ...

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