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Gladstone Ports Corporation

Mar 23, 2021
Limestone milestone at Barney Point

Limestone milestone at Barney Point

Gladstone Ports Corporation is celebrating a milestone at Barney Point, with the first limestone export since the facility was transformed into a multi-commodity bulk export terminal. Over 11 days, local trucking companies loaded the locally mined limestone from Graymont Australia’s mine in Calliope onto the vessel. The 50,000-tonne domestic export of limestone is part of… ...

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Jan 07, 2021
Port partnership leads to better science and safety

Port partnership leads to better science and safety

The CSIRO, has joined with Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) to better understand the environment and improve safety systems. It’s comes in the form of a new water quality and wind monitoring station installed at the Port of Bundaberg. The equipment is located on top of a pylon in the mouth of the river and is… ...

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Nov 06, 2020
Coal terminal applies cutting-edge digital tool

Coal terminal applies cutting-edge digital tool

An Australian-first technology designed by Gladstone Ports Corporation to improve ship-loading operations is rolling out at the RG Tanna Coal Terminal. GPC’s operations systems team has been working on the online interactive tool, which displays a real-time view of coal loading onto vessels. The technology will feature in GPC’s Digital Twin Decision Automation system along… ...

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Oct 15, 2020
Port thinks pink to help cancer cause

Port thinks pink to help cancer cause

Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) employees are adding a pop of colour to their uniforms this October with a pair of pink gloves to help raise awareness for breast cancer. Statistics from the National Breast Cancer Foundation reveal that eight women lose their life every day to the disease, while this year alone 20,000 Australians will… ...

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Sep 29, 2020
Wharf work to keep Auckland Point on the move

Wharf work to keep Auckland Point on the move

A $6 million fender upgrade at Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Auckland Point Terminal is expected to open the way for increased shipping operations and allow larger bulk carriers to visit the port. The project will include new marine pylons, buffer and securing equipment to replace the old structure and extend the life one of Gladstone’s oldest… ...

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Sep 21, 2020
Major shiploader project approved for Gladstone

Major shiploader project approved for Gladstone

Gladstone Ports Corporation has the green light to replace Shiploader 1 at Gladstone in a four-year project expected to create about 200 jobs. The GPC said it had received Queensland Government approval for the project, securing the loading capacity of the terminal for the next 25 years. GPC acting chief executive officer Craig Walker said… ...

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Sep 14, 2020
Bundaberg Port industries benefit from $5.3m upgrade

Bundaberg Port industries benefit from $5.3m upgrade

A newly completed road upgrade at Bundaberg Port is expected to drive future growth and development opportunities. The $5.3 million upgrade to improve truck access will allow Buss and Newman streets to become the main route for heavy vehicle traffic commuting into the precinct. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said with growth at… ...

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Sep 03, 2020
Woomera leaves wider Gladstone channel in its wake

Woomera leaves wider Gladstone channel in its wake

The Woomera backhoe dredge left Gladstone this week, marking the completion of the $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. The Hall Contracting dredge arrived at Port of Gladstone in March, signifying the commencement of the project to deliver a permanent safety solution to the close passing of vessels in the Clinton Channel. Gladstone Ports Corporation… ...

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Aug 28, 2020
It’s a case of ‘high and lighty’ in coal terminal upgrade

It’s a case of ‘high and lighty’ in coal terminal upgrade

A project is underway at RG Tanna Coal Terminal in Gladstone to upgrade a set of light towers and reduce energy consumption by 55 per cent. Four coal stockpile light towers reaching almost 50m high will be upgraded in the first stage of work and will feature new arc-fault rated switchboards, control system equipment and… ...

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