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Aug 15, 2016
New Acland scores national sustainability award

New Acland scores national sustainability award

Grazing trials on rehabilitated mine land and use of recycled water for its operations are among the measures that have seen the New Acland coal mine recognised nationally for its sustainable business practices. Owner New Hope Group has been named the 2016 ABA100 Winner of the Australian Business Award for Sustainability. Managing director Shane Stephan said the… This content is for iQ Indu...

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Aug 08, 2016
Grosvenor team celebrates EK Healy win

Grosvenor team celebrates EK Healy win

The Grosvenor mines rescue team has claimed victory at the 2016 EK Healy Cup, held at the Moranbah North mine in the Bowen Basin recently. The team was led by Boyd Buschmann and included Reece Campbell, Brendan Sant, Luke Sturmfels, Shaun Britton, Wade Rothery, Jared Maher and vice-captain Shane Steven. Chief assessor Ray Smith from… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.L...

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Aug 03, 2016
Ben Stubbs

Ben Stubbs

Bridging the generation gapThe 39-year-old general manager of Lee Crane Hire in Central Queensland says he is an ‘in-betweener’ That’s by way of describing how he’s positioned as a leader between the baby-boomers and Generation Xers and the Gen-Y and younger staff.    One of the challenges in managing the privately-owned business was recognizing the… This content is for iQ Industr...

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Jul 27, 2016
Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition 2016

Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition 2016

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Jul 23, 2016
Kaitlyn Moore

Kaitlyn Moore

Fighting for the formwork sectorIpswich entrepreneur Kaitlyn Moore has taken on Chinese manufacturers in the formwork business and is now leading the charge to give the Australian industry a stronger voice. The owner and managing director of O’Connell Agencies registered the Formworkers Association of Australia (FAA) last year.  “After 14 years in the construction industry,… This conte...

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Jul 23, 2016
Dave Hartigan

Dave Hartigan

Engineer inspired by great role modelsGeneral Sir John Monash is the ‘great leader’ of choice for one of Mackay’s emerging businesspeople. Forty-one-year-old mechanical engineer Dave Hartigan is the deputy chair of Resource Industry Network (RIN) and general manager of FIELD Engineers.He cites his parents and first employer as early influences. His mother from farming stock… This content is...

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Jun 22, 2016
Ben Hughes

Ben Hughes

Plan to open more doors for regional suppliersBen Hughes has made the sometimes-slippery concept of local content his business. The Brisbane-based founder of Hughes et al has been networking, gathering data, speaking at regional forums and acting as a local content advisor on major projects in the Surat Basin region for about eight years. Now… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland memb...

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Jun 13, 2016
iQ Coal

iQ Coal

BP may lay claim to being the original ‘Quiet Achiever’ but the baton could easily be passed to the Queensland coal industry. It makes a $70 billion-plus export contribution to the Queensland economy, supports communities, drives logistics, technology development and job creation and is central to the state’s personality. The iQ Media Group has supported… This content is for iQ Industry Que...

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May 18, 2016
Don McPhail

Don McPhail

Ergon Energy engineer leads local professional groupTaking a shine to solar has proved pivotal for the career of Don McPhail, the 2016 chair of Engineers Australia’s Townsville regional group. As Ergon Energy’s senior network strategy and policy engineer, Mr McPhail focuses on issues surrounding the connection of alternative generation sources, energy storage and electric vehicles…. This co...

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