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Nov 25, 2021
CopperString metal haul to outshine Olympic income

CopperString metal haul to outshine Olympic income

Connecting the North West Minerals Province to the east coast electricity grid is forecast to generate an extra $132 billion in mining activity by 2050, new economic analysis has found. That’s almost 30 times the forecast benefit for Queensland from the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. CuString managing director Joseph O’Brien. The ACIL Allen analysis… This content is for iQ Industr...

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Nov 25, 2021
Bid for hydrogen grants to kickstart growth

Bid for hydrogen grants to kickstart growth

The North Queensland Hydrogen Consortium and its foundation partners are seeking federal funding for a raft of initiatives to kickstart investment in the Townsville industry. They have submitted grant applications under the “Activating a Regional Hydrogen Industry – Clean Hydrogen Industrial Hubs” scheme. A key item on the wish list is backing for a North… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Nov 24, 2021
Edify Energy in hydrogen export MoU

Edify Energy in hydrogen export MoU

Townsville’s bid to become a hydrogen powerhouse has been strengthened with the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to look into exports through the city’s port. Edify Energy joins a list of proponents lining up to export renewable hydrogen through the Port of Townsville, including Origin Energy and Ark Energy Corporation. The Port… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Nov 22, 2021
Farm-in deal over Surat Basin gas blocks

Farm-in deal over Surat Basin gas blocks

Gas2Grid will fund seismic and drilling activities to earn a 50 per cent interest in two Armour Energy blocks in the western Surat Basin. The companies have executed a non-binding heads of agreement for the farm-in proposal for the Riverside and Myall-Bainbilla blocks. Armour chief executive officer Brad Lingo. Armour chief executive officer Brad Lingo… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Nov 10, 2021
New tech fund to drive emission cuts

New tech fund to drive emission cuts

The Federal Government has announced a new $1 billion technology fund to turbocharge investment in Australian companies to develop new low-emissions technology.  The Low Emissions Technology Commercialisation Fund will combine $500 million of new capital for the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) with $500 million from private sector investors. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the… T...

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Nov 09, 2021
Minister acts on Waratah Coal power plans

Minister acts on Waratah Coal power plans

Queensland Deputy Premier and Planning Minister Steven Miles has flagged an intervention in the approvals process for a coal-fired power station proposed by Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal.  He has given notice of a proposed call-in for the project, throwing it open for public feedback. The power station proposal has been before the Barcaldine Regional Council,… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Nov 01, 2021
New solar farm for North West Minerals Province

New solar farm for North West Minerals Province

MMG’s Dugald River mine will be first cab off the rank to draw power from a new 88MW solar farm that APA Group is building at Mica Creek, Mount Isa. APA has reached Final Investment Decision (FID) to build the 44MW first stage of the Mica Creek Solar Farm with an investment of more than… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Oct 25, 2021
EIG pays $2b for stake in Australia Pacific LNG

EIG pays $2b for stake in Australia Pacific LNG

Origin Energy is selling a 10 per cent stake in Australia Pacific LNG for $2.12 billion to global energy investor EIG. APLNG is the largest LNG project by liquefaction capacity on Australia’s eastern seaboard and a major supplier of LNG to Asia and gas to Australia’s domestic market. The LNG plant in Gladstone has a… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Oct 12, 2021
Green light for Kogan Creek hydrogen plant

Green light for Kogan Creek hydrogen plant

A demonstration facility next to the Kogan Creek coal-fired power station near Chinchilla is set to start producing renewable hydrogen within two years. Publicly-owned generator CS Energy has drawn strong interest from potential domestic off-takers after a successful feasibility study with Japanese industrial giant IHI Corporation Japan. The plant will include the co-location of a… This con...

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