fbpx

Supply chain

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… ...

Read More
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… ...

Read More
Jun 18, 2020
Heavy-hitting project list for online industry forum

Heavy-hitting project list for online industry forum

Supply opportunities for a $15 billion-plus list of Queensland projects will be highlighted in a Resource Industry Media event in August. The online Connecting Industry Conference is designed to assist the resource and construction sector on the latest project information while social distancing restrictions are in place. The projects presenting include: Inland Rail Project (Qld/NSW… ...

Read More
Jun 16, 2020
Regional focus in new round of business grants

Regional focus in new round of business grants

Queensland small businesses impacted by COVID-19 are set to receive an additional $100 million in support to help them recover. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said a second round of the Small Business COVID-19 Adaption grants of up to $10,000 would be made available from next month. “Round one of the Small Business grants received an overwhelming… ...

Read More
Jun 16, 2020
Cairns floats the boat for Defence maintenance

Cairns floats the boat for Defence maintenance

HMAS Armidale has undocked in Cairns after undergoing a major servicing and restoration project, injecting more than $5 million into the local economy. It is the first of several major maintenance projects coming up over the next two years, according to Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price. “Thales Australia will continue to partner with local Australian… ...

Read More
Jun 16, 2020
GEA hosts virtual industry update wth Alpha HPA

GEA hosts virtual industry update wth Alpha HPA

Gladstone Engineering Alliance is running a webinar to provide local industry with an update on plans for a $308 million high-purity alumina industrial plant.  Alpha HPA plans to produce about 10,000tpa of high purity alumina at the HPA First project in Gladstone, using its own solvent extraction and HPA refining technology. It recently raised $7 million through a… ...

Read More
Jun 15, 2020
PM’s plan to pick up the pace on projects pipeline

PM’s plan to pick up the pace on projects pipeline

The Federal Government has announced a fresh infrastructure boost to combat the COVID-19 downturn, including $1.5 billion of new money to get smaller-scale projects moving quickly. It is also looking to accelerate the approval processes for 15 mega projects representing about $72 billion worth of planned investment by government and the private sector. Prime Minister… ...

Read More
Jun 12, 2020
Autonomous switch brings boost for CQ businesses

Autonomous switch brings boost for CQ businesses

Central Queensland businesses have won more than $4.2 million in contracts as BMA Goonyella Riverside mine gears up for the start of autonomous haulage operations in September. The Bowen Basin site is pioneering the coal company’s shift to the technology, and is expected to spend about $8.2 million in total with regional businesses as it… ...

Read More
Jun 12, 2020
Subcontractor dispute over Amrun project payment

Subcontractor dispute over Amrun project payment

Subcontractor Southern Cross Electrical Engineering is seeking more than $10.5 million from engineering group Decmil, saying the money remains owing from its work on the Amrun project. The company announced on Thursday that it was pursuing its claims in formal arbitration. Southern Cross had a subcontract to design, supply and construct the electrical, communications, instrumentation… ...

Read More
Menu