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Apr 21, 2020
Clear path for future of solar technology

Clear path for future of solar technology

Australian researchers have developed semi-transparent solar cells that can be incorporated into window glass. The results are a ‘game-changer’ that could transform architecture, urban planning and electricity generation, they say. The researchers – led by Professor Jacek Jasieniak from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science (Exciton Science) and Monash University – have succe...

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Apr 18, 2020
Initiative promotes projects from Townsville businesses

Initiative promotes projects from Townsville businesses

Townsville Enterprise is calling on local businesses to nominate projects that could attract assistance to provide local jobs as the region moves into the COVID-19 recovery phase. Four weeks ago, Townsville Enterprise delivered an Economic Action Plan to the State and Federal Governments identifying local projects and policies towards immediate community support and long-term economic… This...

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Apr 17, 2020
Green light for $10b Surat Gas Project

Green light for $10b Surat Gas Project

Arrow Energy has given the green light for the first phase of its $10 billion Surat Gas Project in southern Queensland, with construction set to begin this year. It is expected to create 200 construction jobs during phase one, with a further 800 construction and operating roles over the life of the project. The commitment… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Ge...

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Apr 16, 2020
Lightweight contender in solar tech race

Lightweight contender in solar tech race

Researchers have developed an ultralight flexible solar cell, 10 times thinner than the width of a human hair, that is showing good results for power conversion. At a size of just 2cm squared – roughly the same as an Australian 5c piece – each solar cell is light enough to be supported by a flower… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life,...

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Apr 15, 2020
Surat Basin gas production firing up for Senex

Surat Basin gas production firing up for Senex

Senex Energy is continuing to ramp up its Surat Basin gas operations, with production exceeding 29 TJ/day. In the company’s quarterly report today, managing director and chief executive officer Ian Davies said the new Roma North project was producing above nameplate capacity. “Ramp-up is set to continue as new Atlas wells are brought online later… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Apr 08, 2020
CopperString construction plans take a step forward

CopperString construction plans take a step forward

CopperString 2.0 proponents are releasing a formal Request For Proposal (RFP) for construction of the $1.5 billion power scheme. Townsville businessman John O’Brien, founder and executive chairman of the project, said backers had decided to proceed with the next stage of procurement by issuing the RFP to qualified contractors. “Today is another key milestone for… This content is for iQ Indu...

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Apr 03, 2020
Strong construction scene in Townsville as COVID-19 hits

Strong construction scene in Townsville as COVID-19 hits

Townsville’s construction scene has strong momentum as it hits the coronavirus challenge, according to local economist Colin Dwyer. Mr Dwyer, from DS Economics, said activity was considerably stronger now than a year ago and he counts about $2.9 billion worth of work on the list he compiles of significant local projects either underway or likely… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, ...

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Apr 02, 2020
Construction kicks off on  $5.2m Cannonvale depot

Construction kicks off on $5.2m Cannonvale depot

Newlands Commercial Constructions is set to begin work this month on a new $5.2 million Ergon depot in the Whitsunday region. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the new development on Galbraith Park Drive in Cannonvale would replace the ageing Proserpine depot, which was badly damaged by severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie three years ago.  “Newlands… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Mar 30, 2020
Offtake deal breakthrough for FNQ power project

Offtake deal breakthrough for FNQ power project

Genex Power has secured the energy offtake deal needed to push ahead with the Kidston hydro project in Far North Queensland. EnergyAustralia has agreed to an Energy Storage Services Agreement for up to 30 years for full dispatch rights from the planned 250MW plant. Genex expects to begin construction in the third quarter of this… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil...

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