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Engineering

Jun 15, 2021
Gladstone council raises service charges

Gladstone council raises service charges

Gladstone Regional Council will increase service charges by 4.9 percent next financial year. Residential rates will increase in line with CPI. That’s the message in the 2021/22 Operational Plan and Budget with the theme titled ‘Collective Delivery’. Building community capacity The budget was focused on building community capacity and supporting economic development and growth, said… This co...

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Jun 14, 2021
Queen’s Birthday Honour for engineering leader

Queen’s Birthday Honour for engineering leader

The integral role of the engineering profession in Australian society has been underlined in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours, with recognition for Engineers Australia chief executive officer Dr Bronwyn Evans. Dr Evans has been appointed as a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia (General Division) for significant service to engineering, to standards and to… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Jun 10, 2021
Work starts on North Queensland pumped hydro energy project

Work starts on North Queensland pumped hydro energy project

Work has officially begun on a major North Queensland energy project backed by a Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan. The Kidson pumped hydro project 270 km northwest of Townsville will deliver eight hours of energy storage daily when it starts operating from 2024.  It’ll support 500 jobs during construction and 30 ongoing jobs said… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Jun 09, 2021
New engineering head targets mine sector

New engineering head targets mine sector

Newly appointed Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (BPEQ) chair Andrew Seccombe has his sights set on engaging more engineers in the mining and resources industry. A registered geotechnical engineer with a strong background in the resources sector, Mr Seccombe succeeds long-standing chair Dawson Wilkie in the BPEQ leadership. Mr Seccombe is also elected chairperson… This content ...

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May 31, 2021
Helping coal mining communities battle dust pollution

Helping coal mining communities battle dust pollution

Partner supplied editorial Recent national legislation means that the issues of dust control and air quality around mining communities are firmly back on the national agenda and dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT) are providing miners turnkey solutions to protect both workers and residents alike. Coal mines alone are responsible for almost half the nation’s total… This...

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May 23, 2021
Mackay company refocus on manufacturing

Mackay company refocus on manufacturing

Partner provided content M&P Services (Qld) Pty Ltd has announced plans to cease its general transport operations and place all their focus on the Transportable Building (Manufacture, Hire & Sales) division.  With revenue in the transportable building division representing more than 80 per cent of the company turnover, it is no surprise that this would… This content is for iQ I...

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Jan 28, 2021
New tech squeezes better results from concrete mix

New tech squeezes better results from concrete mix

Researchers from RMIT say they have developed a new method for casting prefabricated concrete products incorporating recycled waste that results in material up to 35 per cent stronger than traditional concrete. Professor Yufei Wu from the School of Engineering led the development of the Rubberised Concrete Processing Technology (RCP-Tech) and said it offered an efficient and… This content i...

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Dec 10, 2020
Engineering scholarship honours AECOM manager

Engineering scholarship honours AECOM manager

CQUniversity has partnered with infrastructure consulting firm AECOM to launch a scholarship in memory of former AECOM Central Queensland manager Warren ‘Wazza’ Williams. The Warren Williams Memorial Scholarship recognises his outstanding contribution to the engineering profession and the Central Queensland region. The scholarship is available to CQU students studying a Bachelor of Eng...

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Nov 03, 2020
Townsville stadium work a winner for Arup

Townsville stadium work a winner for Arup

Arup’s work on Townsville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium has seen it receive the Gold Award for design innovation at the Consult Australia 2020 Awards for Excellence. It was among six awards for the professional services group, which was named Large Firm of the Year for the third year in a row.  The Townsville stadium is… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, i...

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