fbpx

Industry News

Jan 27, 2016
Transport tweak brings loads of benefit

Transport tweak brings loads of benefit

Larger loads can be trucked within a 15km radius of the Port of Townsville following the introduction of a Mass Import Management Scheme (MIMS). The MIMS offers a mass concession for transportation of containerised freight from the Port of Townsville; providing permits for containers to be transported to facilities where the load can be redistributed… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

Read More
Jan 27, 2016
Mt Carlton shines for Evolution Mining

Mt Carlton shines for Evolution Mining

A bumper quarter at Mt Carlton in North Queensland helped gold miner Evolution end 2015 on a high note, with a record 203,700 ounces produced across its operations in the three months to December 31. The company’s new mines, Cowal in New South Wales and Mungari in Western Australia, also contributed greatly to the good… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register...

Read More
Jan 26, 2016
Queensland Training Awards open for 2016

Queensland Training Awards open for 2016

Nominations are open for the 55th annual Queensland Training Awards, with a new category added for 2016. Queensland Training and Skills Minister Yvette D’Ath said the awards were an important part of the Palaszczuk Government’s skills and employment agenda. “These awards celebrate all that is great about training in Queensland,” she said. “We want to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

Read More
Jan 25, 2016
The drought in Queensland – before and after

The drought in Queensland – before and after

If nothing else brings home the extremes of living in Australia, this will. These photos complied by the ABC are from the Queensland west of the great divide where many areas have been in drought for years. It could be another dry year In the north where the wet season is yet to live up… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

Read More
Jan 25, 2016
Amrun work forums hit FNQ

Amrun work forums hit FNQ

Regional businesses targeting work opportunities at Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion bauxite mine expansion on Cape York can tap into vital information at far northern forums in early February. Aurukun Shire Council will host a two-day workshop to drive economic development in that community, while the Cairns Chamber of Commerce will co-host a project opportunities session… This content is for iQ I...

Read More
Jan 22, 2016
CuDeco head makes an exit

CuDeco head makes an exit

Cloncurry miner CuDeco has lost chairman David Taylor, who this week tendered his resignation from that role and as a non-executive director with the company. The Brisbane lawyer was appointed as interim chairman in July last year when CuDeco founder Wayne McCrae resigned to appease the company’s three key Chinese-based investors. Mr Taylor’s resignation letter… This content is for iQ Indus...

Read More
Jan 22, 2016
Wellsite work keeps flowing for Decmil

Wellsite work keeps flowing for Decmil

Decmil Group has won a $35 million extension to its QCLNG wellsite installation services contract in the Surat Basin. It will continue to support QGC’s operations with wellhead construction, logistics, material management and a range of construction services throughout 2016. Decmil chief executive officer Scott Criddle said the CSG sector in regional Queensland held ongoing… This content is...

Read More
Jan 21, 2016
Calls for a wider response to address fallout from the resources downturn

Calls for a wider response to address fallout from the resources downturn

Regional Queensland leaders are calling for a proportional response from the state government to the resource industry downturn. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced an accelerated works program in Townsville opening up access to projects that have the potential to unlock 430 jobs. That’s in the face of more than 230 sackings from Queensland Nickel and… This content is for iQ Industr...

Read More
Jan 20, 2016
Questions over Queensland Nickel’s plant asset value

Questions over Queensland Nickel’s plant asset value

Some light has been thrown on the viability of Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel (QN) operation. FTI Consulting was appointed as voluntary administrators on Monday to manage the company’s operations. Mr Palmer had constantly quoted that the site was worth billions, Empower Economics principal economist David Lynch said. “That is correct for replacement value,” Mr Lynch… This content is for i...

Read More
Menu