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Aug 11, 2021
TECH plant gas deal to build green credentials

TECH plant gas deal to build green credentials

Queensland Pacific Metals has lined up a new Bowen Basin gas deal to feed its planned Townsville battery chemicals plant as it aims to become Australia’s first producer of ‘net zero carbon’ nickel. An MOU with Transition Energy Corporation and North Queensland Gas Pipeline will see the parties work together on a gas field supply… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Co...

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Aug 11, 2021
New push to end nuclear power ban

New push to end nuclear power ban

Nationals Senators are seeking changes to the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Act to remove Australia’s prohibition on nuclear energy. Nuclear energy has been prohibited in Australia since 1999 and the senators say they are hoping to change that amendments they will be moving this week. “The Northern Territory has almost a third of Australia’s low-cost… This content is for iQ Indu...

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Aug 10, 2021
Online supplier portal for hydrogen sector

Online supplier portal for hydrogen sector

Power generator CS Energy and Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise have launched an initiative to increase local participation in the hydrogen industry. The six month project will map and uncover the capability and potential of local businesses to support a hydrogen supply chain, creating a new online supplier portal. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen… This content is for iQ Indu...

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Aug 10, 2021
Tenders called on hydro project design

Tenders called on hydro project design

Tenders are being called for engineering and consulting services to deliver design and costings for a new pumped hydro energy storage project near Gympie. The Borumba Dam Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES) project would be Queensland’s largest pumped hydro project, with the potential to power up to 1.5 million homes and support 2000 construction jobs…. This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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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 03, 2021
Electricity industry apprenticeships on offer

Electricity industry apprenticeships on offer

Electricity distributors Energex and Ergon Energy have opened applications for their 2022 apprentice intake, with 116 roles on offer. They include openings for electrotechnologists, electricians, distribution linespersons, mechanical fitters and communication techs. Energy Minister Mick de Brenni said the Class of 2022 would start their training in February, joining 460 apprentices already learnin...

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Jul 29, 2021
Approval for $550m CQ solar farm

Approval for $550m CQ solar farm

Acciona Energia has received a key approval to take its $550 million Aldoga Solar Farm project near Gladstone forward. The State Government has approved the application for a Material Change of Use for the solar PV farm and grid connection assets at the site. Acciona said this approval covered the area approved for development two… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civ...

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Jul 22, 2021
New Senex deal to support manufacturing

New Senex deal to support manufacturing

Senex Energy has announced a sales agreement to supply up to 11 petajoules (PJ) of natural gas from its Surat Basin operations to support Adbri’s South Australian manufacturing operations to 2030. Senex managing director and chief executive officer Ian Davies said the company was proud to supply Adbri, a leading cement manufacturer in the Australian… This content is for iQ Industry Queensla...

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Jul 20, 2021
State signs up for ‘renewable’ hydrogen certification

State signs up for ‘renewable’ hydrogen certification

The Queensland Government is partnering with the Smart Energy Council’s zero-carbon certification scheme for hydrogen in a move it says will step up the state’s credentials as a leading generator of renewable energy jobs. Speaking at the Queensland Smart Energy Summit today, Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said that to truly… This content is for iQ Industry...

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