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Jun 02, 2020
Adani awards $9m-plus rail contract to Rocky firm

Adani awards $9m-plus rail contract to Rocky firm

Rockhampton-based business Stresscrete has won a $9 million-plus contract to manufacture girders and supply concrete box culverts for Adani’s Carmichael rail project. Adani Mining chief executive officer Lucas Dow said providing jobs and helping to support an economic boost for regional communities was now more important than ever. “We’re very pleased to be able to… ...

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May 26, 2020
Rich in rail returns

Rich in rail returns

Activity around the north west Queensland town of Richmond is a symbol of investment into the Great Northern Railway line this financial year according to peak industry body, Mount Isa Townsville Economic Zone, or MITEZ There’d been noticeably more activity along the MITEZ corridor since the finish of the wet season with work crews carrying… ...

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Feb 03, 2020
Key rail line remains closed  due to floodwaters

Key rail line remains closed due to floodwaters

The rail line between Mount Isa and Townsville remains closed as water hampers Queensland Rail’s attempts to assess damage from flooding. Queensland Rail regional head Jim Benstead said flooding had occurred in the area from Torrens Creek to Prairie, resulting in washouts and structure damage to bridges. “Queensland Rail is continuing to monitor the situation… ...

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Jan 28, 2020
Floodwaters cut Mount Isa rail line

Floodwaters cut Mount Isa rail line

The rail line is closed between Townsville and the North West Minerals Province due to floodwaters between Charters Towers and Hughenden, including at Prairie. Queensland Rail regional head Jim Benstead said detailed track inspections in some areas could not take place until water had receded. “We will work to re-open the line as quickly as… ...

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Jan 20, 2020
Coal network derailment sparks cancellations

Coal network derailment sparks cancellations

Aurizon expects Central Queensland coal traffic to be disrupted for a number of days after an unloaded coal train derailed near Middlemount. A company spokeswoman said the two train drivers involved in the incident, about 1pm Sunday, were uninjured. “A locomotive and a number of wagons have been derailed. There is also damage to the… ...

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Jan 13, 2020
Siemens sticks with Adani coal rail project

Siemens sticks with Adani coal rail project

German engineering company Siemens says it will stick with its Adani rail project contract in Central Queensland despite the pleadings of climate activists. ...

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Jan 08, 2020
Toowoomba firm wins Brisbane rail contract

Toowoomba firm wins Brisbane rail contract

Toowoomba-based construction company Wagners has won a $40 million dollar contract to supply Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project. The deal, expected to span a nine-month period starting late next year, will see Wagners manufacture all the precast concrete tunnel segments for the new 10.2km rail line stretching from Dutton Park to Bowen Hills. The segments… ...

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Dec 18, 2019
Builders appointed for rail station revitalisation

Builders appointed for rail station revitalisation

Landbrook Building and Construction has been awarded the contract to revitalise and protect Yeppoon’s heritage-listed former rail station. The station building will be a centrepiece of the redevelopment of the 2.4ha precinct known as Station Quarter. Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga said the works tied in with the 110-year anniversary of the rail building, which… ...

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Dec 11, 2019
Siemens wins latest Adani rail network contract

Siemens wins latest Adani rail network contract

Adani has awarded Siemens the contract to deliver signaling systems for safe and efficient operations on the rail network for its Carmichael coal mine. The signaling project is expected to create and preserve up to 50 local jobs in Queensland including project staff, engineers, construction workers and tradesmen. The technology firm has been targeted by… ...

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