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May 15, 2017
Caledon Coal goes into administration

Caledon Coal goes into administration

Administrators have been called in at Caledon Coal after a large water inflow in a new longwall production panel halted production at its Cook Colliery near Blackwater. The Cook Colliery – Caledon’s single operating asset and sole source of income – has not operated since March 7 and stood down about 70 employees from March 18. The group… This content is for iQ Industry Queensla...

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Apr 03, 2017
Tenders for Kidston solar project

Tenders for Kidston solar project

  Work packages have been released on the icngateway for the Kidston Solar Project located on the old Kidston gold mine near Georgetown around 270kms northwest of Townsville. Phase one of the project is expected to generate 145GWh of electricity which is enough to power more than 26,480 homes. UGL has the EPC contractor. Completion… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, ...

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Mar 19, 2017
Underground flooding brings longwall to a halt

Underground flooding brings longwall to a halt

Workers are being stood down and site contractors demobilised after a water inflow at Caledon Coal’s Cook Colliery in central Queensland. The company said the water had fully inundated the longwall face and equipment. “A dewatering and assessment process will be required over the coming months after which time the company can ascertain the full impact… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Mar 15, 2017
Clive Gray

Clive Gray

Instinct for innovationA knockback from a boss not keen to implement new ideas helped spark diesel fitter Clive Gray’s leap into running his own business more than a decade ago. Mr Gray is now general manager-director of Brisbane-based Australian Diversified Engineering, which designs and fabricates add-on products for mining and construction fleet.He agrees that a… This content is for iQ I...

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Feb 25, 2017
TSBE February Enterprise Evening, Parliament House

TSBE February Enterprise Evening, Parliament House

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Feb 25, 2017
Harriet Schuyler

Harriet Schuyler

Engineer shares her passion for miningPassion is a word that crops up regularly when Harriet Schuyler starts talking about mining and mentoring. The 25-year-old engineer’s commitment to her profession and engaging with others have seen her named as a finalist in the ‘Exceptional Young Woman in Mining’ category of this year’s Resources Awards for Women.  … This content is for iQ Industry Que...

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Feb 09, 2017
Bill Hutton

Bill Hutton

FortisEM forges new engineering modelGood engineering companies don’t so much push limits as set standards. Bill Hutton is an engineer passionate about the profession and its ability to improve built and natural environments. He has nurtured Townsville-based FortisEM Consultant Engineers and Managers into a management, structural and civil engineering hub.  Mr Hutton’s business model is…...

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Feb 09, 2017
Brian Armit

Brian Armit

Helping businesses brush up on hygieneThe cleaning of industrial and commercial properties was once an afterthought, but with a growing raft of workplace, health and safety regulations, it is a function no business can ignore “Gone are the days where you could simply sweep the problem away and flush it down a drain,” Brush and… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, ...

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Dec 18, 2016
TSBE December Enterprise Evening, Toowoomba

TSBE December Enterprise Evening, Toowoomba

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