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Jan 13, 2022
Lady Fanny brings ‘stunning’ results for Carnaby

Lady Fanny brings ‘stunning’ results for Carnaby

Carnaby Resources reports ‘stunning’ results from the first holes drilled at its Lady Fanny prospect within the Greater Duchess copper-gold project, about 70km south-east of Mount Isa. They include 27m grading at 2.8 per cent copper and 0.8 g/t gold, including 9m at 4 per cent copper and 0.3 g/t gold. “These stunning first pass… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members...

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Jan 12, 2022
Program to boost Gladstone business know-how

Program to boost Gladstone business know-how

Registrations close this week for a program designed to help Gladstone businesses win more tenders and operate successfully during and after disasters. Gladstone Engineering Alliance (GEA) is delivering the Next Steps Program, with funding from the Gladstone Regional Council under the COVID Recovery Fund. GEA general manager Chantale Lane. There will be 12 spots available… This content is f...

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Jan 12, 2022
Austin ‘pivot’ to bring more work to regions

Austin ‘pivot’ to bring more work to regions

A ‘pivot’ in strategy for mining equipment company Austin is expected to deliver about $15 million in extra manufacturing work each year to the Mackay and Townsville regions. Austin chief executive officer and managing director David Singleton said the company had shifted from a model which saw finished products arrive in Queensland from its Western… This content is for iQ Indus...

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Jan 12, 2022
Construction, civil and infrastructure briefs

Construction, civil and infrastructure briefs

Bridge replacement works, a pipe supply contract and expressions of interest (EOI) for a light rail project are among this week’s construction, civil and infrastructure updates. Work starts on $25m bridge replacement project Queensland Bridge and Civil is kicking off work to replace the John Peterson Bridge over the Boyne River in a $25 million… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland me...

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Jan 12, 2022
Contract awarded for $6m wharf overhaul

Contract awarded for $6m wharf overhaul

Local marine contractor Joseph Engineering has won a multi-million dollar contract to complete a fender upgrade at Gladstone Ports Corporation’s oldest wharf. GPC said the $6 million project would support job growth in the region, while future-proofing the Auckland Point Wharf 1 in Gladstone and improving berthing. The works – scheduled for completion mid-2022 -… This content is for i...

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Jan 12, 2022
Spatial data App upgrade helps trace major events

Spatial data App upgrade helps trace major events

Mining Queensland has issued a timely reminder about its mining and exploration GeoResGlobe application. With Cyclone Tiffany making its way over the Northern Territory after its north Queensland sojourn, they’ve highlighted the application as showing impacted areas of ‘events and incidents’. This new grouping will be an ongoing feature of the GeoResGlobe, where layers will…...

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Jan 12, 2022
Drilling on Alice River comes up trumps

Drilling on Alice River comes up trumps

Pacgold has recorded some of its best results yet at the Alice River gold project, west of Cooktown on Cape York. Assay results from the latest drilling campaign have returned 17m at 9.6g/t gold from 195m including a 3m zone grading at 21g/t gold and 6m @ 6.5g/t Au from 218m including 1m @ 26.1g/t Au from 223m. The… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Jan 12, 2022
Test-fire success for NQ rocket launch plans

Test-fire success for NQ rocket launch plans

Gilmour Space Technologies is blasting towards its goal of launching Australia’s first sovereign-made rocket from North Queensland this year. The Queensland company has successfully completed a 110-kilonewton test fire of the most powerful rocket engine ever developed in Australia. The 75-second test was a major milestone for Gilmour Space, which is developing rockets to launching… This con...

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Jan 11, 2022
Flood-damaged rail lines reopen

Flood-damaged rail lines reopen

Queensland’s Western and South Western train lines have been repaired and reopened after recent flooding damaged tracks, forcing parts of the rail network to close for weeks. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said crews worked quickly and safely to repair more than 4000m of track. “When wild weather lashed the state late last… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members o...

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