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Jul 22, 2020
UGL snags $180m in oil and gas work

UGL snags $180m in oil and gas work

Contractor UGL has secured a multi-year extension of its maintenance, service and shutdown services contract for GLNG’s Curtis Island facility. It was among $180 million in new contracts and extensions the CIMIC Group company announced today. They also included work at Viva Energy’s Geelong refinery, offshore platform work for Esso Australia, and a multi-year contract… This cont...

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Jul 21, 2020
JobKeeper changes – what they mean for you

JobKeeper changes – what they mean for you

JobKeeper payments will be extended by six months to March 28, but the amount of the subsidy will vary under changes announced today. The temporary Coronavirus Supplement for those on income support will be extended until December 31. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said extra assistance would continue to support hundreds of thousands of Australians who… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Jul 16, 2020
Adani breaks ground for Carmichael box-cut

Adani breaks ground for Carmichael box-cut

Adani Mining has kicked off work on the box-cut for its Carmichael coal mine, in what new chief executive officer David Boshoff hailed as a significant milestone in the construction schedule. “We are on track to export first coal in 2021,” Mr Boshoff said. “It’s great to see our big new gear, the Liebherr R… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ MinerR...

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Jun 29, 2020
Carmichael construction kicks on

Carmichael construction kicks on

Adani Mining has released footage of its Liebherr 996 excavator and CAT 796 dump trucks completing their first dig and haulage operations at the Carmichael coal project. The company said the machines were digging and hauling materials to make roads at the site. The Liebherr 996 is one of the largest production diggers in the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ...

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Jun 24, 2020
$500m milestone for Local Buying Program

$500m milestone for Local Buying Program

BHP’s Local Buying Program has reached more than $500 million in approved spend since its launch in 2012, including $421 million in Queensland. The program makes it easier for small business owners to competitively bid for supply opportunities through a streamlined onboarding, procurement and payment process that includes 21-day payment terms or less. “The Local… This content is for iQ Indu...

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Jun 24, 2020
Townsville firms backed to tap Defence opportunities

Townsville firms backed to tap Defence opportunities

Seven Townsville businesses will share in more than $134,000 under the first round of the State Government’s $1.5 million Defence and Aerospace Industry Development Fund. The fund was created to help small-to-medium companies develop their capabilities and compete for national and international defence and aerospace industry contracts.“This is about helping local companies tap into multi-billion-d...

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Jun 23, 2020
Adani marks Carmichael coal milestone

Adani marks Carmichael coal milestone

Adani has marked 12 months since the start of construction of its Carmichael coal and rail project with a visual wrap-up of project highlights. It includes this month’s awarding of a $350 million-plus civil construction contract to Queensland-based BMD. The BMD work package is expected to generate 600 jobs and the company says the majority of… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Jun 20, 2020
Manufacturing hub scheme to take in Gladstone

Manufacturing hub scheme to take in Gladstone

CQUniversity in Gladstone will host a new advanced manufacturing hub to act as a focus of industry expertise and provide innovative training and advice. Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing Glenn Butcher said the new facility would be closely connected to the Queensland Government’s $10 million Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub. Mr Butcher said the Gladstone hub… This content is ...

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Jun 19, 2020
Grant helps Berg take line boring to next level

Grant helps Berg take line boring to next level

Gladstone manufacturer Berg Engineering has won $161,719 under the Manufacturing Hubs Grant Program towards advanced line boring capabilities. Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing and Member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher said the funding would help Berg Engineering train and put on five new workers, as well as helping to drive business development. “This will bring… This conten...

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