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Oct 21, 2020
Carmichael muscles up with second Liebherr R 996B

Carmichael muscles up with second Liebherr R 996B

Adani Mining’s second Liebherr R 996B excavator has been assembled on site at the Carmichael coal project and is in commissioning. The excavator weighs about 660 tonnes and has a bucket volume of 37.5 cubic metres. The next excavator due to join the Carmichael fleet will be the larger Liebherr R 9800 – a model… ...

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Oct 20, 2020
Kirkwood officially named in RIN leadership role

Kirkwood officially named in RIN leadership role

Dean Kirkwood has been appointed general manager for Resource Industry Network and is due to officially start in the role in early November. Mr Kirkwood started with the organisation last year as the Mackay-Isaac-Whitsunday METS SME Export Hub manager. He took on the acting general manager role after Adrienne Rourke resigned in May after six… ...

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Oct 19, 2020
New Chinese shipping links for Townsville

New Chinese shipping links for Townsville

COSCO Shipping Lines has started a new fortnightly service directly linking Townsville with destinations in China, Northern Australia and the South Pacific. Port of Townsville says the CAP (China/Australia/Pacific) service will create additional opportunities and improved efficiencies for Northern Australia’s mining, construction and retail industries.  “Approximately 75 per cent of the...

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Oct 15, 2020
Civil firm honoured for magnificent mud solution

Civil firm honoured for magnificent mud solution

There’s a saying ‘mud sticks’, but in the case of Gladstone civil construction company McCosker Contracting it would be only in the most complimentary terms. The company has worked for many years on its amphibious Scrollers, built to deal most efficiently with the mud in tailings dams. Its achievements saw McCosker win the Innovator Award… ...

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Oct 15, 2020
Mastermyne posts strong results in challenging times

Mastermyne posts strong results in challenging times

Mackay-based mining contractor Mastermyne has posted a record year for revenue despite the impact of COVID-19 and softer coal prices. Metallurgical coal projects account for about 95 per cent of its order book and additional development units were brought on for contracts at at Aquila and Moranbah North mine. Revenue hit a record $292.7 million… ...

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Oct 15, 2020
Labor in rail manufacturing pledge for Rocky

Labor in rail manufacturing pledge for Rocky

A plan to revitalise Rockhampton’s rail manufacturing industry has been outlined as part of State Labor’s re-election campaign. It follows a $1 billion pipeline of train building work announced in Maryborough this week – including $600 million to build 20 new Queensland trains, supporting 690 new jobs. Local Labor MP Barry O’Rourke said the pathway… ...

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Oct 13, 2020
Civmec to build new Hay Point shiploader

Civmec to build new Hay Point shiploader

Civmec has announced a major contract win with BHP Mitsubishi Alliance as part of a cluster of projects it has been awarded with a total value of about $175 million. BMA has engaged Civmec to fabricate, modularise and commission a 1800-tonne shiploader for Hay Point terminal. The large material handling equipment will be fabricated at… ...

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Sep 25, 2020
Longwall tech innovation from Mackay business

Longwall tech innovation from Mackay business

Mackay-based company Vayeron has launched an innovative industrial IoT sensor product for underground longwall mines. The next generation wireless inclinometer delivers safety and productivity improvements by providing automation control data. Vayeron says its new product represents a low CAPEX alternative to conventional inclinometers that are necessary for capturing guidance and control informat...

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Sep 24, 2020
Briefing for potential council suppliers in Gladstone

Briefing for potential council suppliers in Gladstone

Businesses interested in providing construction trade services to the Gladstone Regional Council will be briefed in an information session early next month. The information session will promote recent Invitations to Tender for a range of construction trade services and provide attendees with guidance for submitting complete and conforming offers to council for the Register of… ...

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