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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… This c...

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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… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, ...

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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… This content is for iQ Industry ...

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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… This ...

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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… This content is for iQ...

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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… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ...

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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… This ...

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Jun 11, 2020
FIRB clears the way for Broadspectrum takeover

FIRB clears the way for Broadspectrum takeover

The Foreign Investment Review Board has given the nod for Ventia’s proposed $485.5 million acquisition of infrastructure services company Broadspectrum.Under the terms of the agreement with Broadspectrum owner Ferrovial, the transaction is expected to be finalised on June 30. The combined group is expected to generate revenue in excess of $5 billion. Ventia chairman David… This content is f...

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Jun 11, 2020
Business continuity training on offer in Gladstone

Business continuity training on offer in Gladstone

Gladstone Engineering Alliance has launched a new Business Continuity Training Workshop for local businesses. The fully-funded training is backed by the Gladstone Area Water Board and Gladstone Regional Council’s Rise Up Community Investment fund. GEA general manager Chantale Lane said development of a detailed business continuity plan was the best way to prepare and cope efficiently with unexpect...

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