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Sep 20, 2021
Financial close for FNQ green power hub

Financial close for FNQ green power hub

Renewable energy company Neoen has completed financial close for the $370 million Kaban Green Power Hub in Far North Queensland. Civil works are already underway on the project after EPC contractor Vestas was provided with notice to proceed in May. The project set to deliver more than 250 construction jobs and to generate 457 GWh… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log ...

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Aug 26, 2021
Central Queensland tenders update

Central Queensland tenders update

This week includes a pathway and bridge in Mackay and the supply and delivery of bagged cement products in Rockhampton. Click here for detail…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Aug 06, 2021
Added muscle for Townsville Cranes

Added muscle for Townsville Cranes

Townsville Cranes has taken delivery of a 300-tonne slew crane, the largest of its type in North Queensland. The Millar family, who own Townsville Cranes as well as NQ Mining Services, invested $3.1 million dollars in the machine after identifying a need in the region for such equipment. The Tadano Demag AC300-6 crane will provide… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log...

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Aug 06, 2021
Dugald River keeps its cool with $20m project

Dugald River keeps its cool with $20m project

MMG Dugald River mine is installing a $20 million cooling solution to bring bulk air underground to facilitate ongoing zinc operations. MMG Dugald River general manager Tim Akroyd said consistent temperature control was critical for the safety of the mine’s employees and contractors working in North-West Queensland’s hot climate. “MMG has sourced a long-term refrigeration… This content is f...

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Aug 06, 2021
Spotlight on health infrastructure opportunities

Spotlight on health infrastructure opportunities

A business forum next week will give local industry the run-down on three big-ticket health infrastructure projects in the Darling Downs region. They include the proposed new Toowoomba Hospital to be built at Baillie Henderson, the recently announced $42 million day surgery to be built at Baillie Henderson, and the almost completed new $92.5 million… This content is for iQ Industry Queensla...

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Aug 05, 2021
Ravenshoe water project forges ahead

Ravenshoe water project forges ahead

Earthworks are well progressed for the construction of the new Ravenshoe reservoir, with work set for completion by early 2022. The tender for earthworks and construction of the reservoir and associated infrastructure was awarded to King Concreting Queensland $2,471,063 at the end of February, and work commenced in May. Tablelands Regional Council councillor Annette Haydon… This content is ...

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Aug 04, 2021
Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Powerlink Queensland plans to engage with local businesses as it prepares to start work on the transmission project to link Genex’s Clean Energy Hub at Kidston to the electricity grid. The power transmission company will be hosting a virtual contractor briefing alongside the Genex Kidston hydro project’s principal contractor, UGL, on Monday, August 9 from… This content is for iQ Indus...

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Aug 02, 2021
COVID crunch for Rookwood Weir project

COVID crunch for Rookwood Weir project

The Rookwood Weir construction site in Central Queensland is at the centre of a COVID scare after a contractor tested positive. Queensland Health is tracing the contacts of the Brisbane woman, who flew to Rockhampton for work on July 28 and returned to Brisbane July 30. Sunwater said today that all non-essential project work at… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In...

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Jul 26, 2021
Agripower gears up for $70m upgrade works

Agripower gears up for $70m upgrade works

Agripower Australia plans to start construction work late this year on a $70 million package of capital projects at its Charters Towers fertiliser manufacturing plant. The major elements will be a multi-user rail spur to link to the main Townsville-Mount Isa line and work to double plant capacity to 500,000 tonnes per annum of Agrisilica… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members o...

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