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Aug 06, 2021
Dugald River keeps its cool with $20m project

Dugald River keeps its cool with $20m project

MMG Dugald River mine is installing a $20 million cooling solution to bring bulk air underground to facilitate ongoing zinc operations. MMG Dugald River general manager Tim Akroyd said consistent temperature control was critical for the safety of the mine’s employees and contractors working in North-West Queensland’s hot climate. “MMG has sourced a long-term refrigeration… This content is f...

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Aug 06, 2021
Charters Towers airport to step up a notch

Charters Towers airport to step up a notch

The Charters Towers airport is set to receive $800,000 worth of upgrades over the next 18 months. Charters Towers Regional Council has indicated it will be looking to obtain quotes or a tender for the works in the next few months. The upgrades are to increase the airstrip width and create more aircraft parking spaces,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Aug 05, 2021
Bobcat updates mini excavator offering

Bobcat updates mini excavator offering

Bobcat’s new R2-Series compact excavators offer enhanced performance, control and efficiency, according to the manufacturer. Bobcat said the R2-Series update did not include changes to the body framework of the machine, but instead allowed a roll out of new technologies and other advances beyond what was designed for the R-Series excavators.  The updated product line promises… Th...

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Aug 05, 2021
Ravenshoe water project forges ahead

Ravenshoe water project forges ahead

Earthworks are well progressed for the construction of the new Ravenshoe reservoir, with work set for completion by early 2022. The tender for earthworks and construction of the reservoir and associated infrastructure was awarded to King Concreting Queensland $2,471,063 at the end of February, and work commenced in May. Tablelands Regional Council councillor Annette Haydon… This content is ...

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Aug 04, 2021
Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Powerlink Queensland plans to engage with local businesses as it prepares to start work on the transmission project to link Genex’s Clean Energy Hub at Kidston to the electricity grid. The power transmission company will be hosting a virtual contractor briefing alongside the Genex Kidston hydro project’s principal contractor, UGL, on Monday, August 9 from… This content is for iQ Indus...

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Jul 12, 2021
Sime Darby snaps up earthmoving firm

Sime Darby snaps up earthmoving firm

Sime Darby Industrial Australia is acquiring Queensland-based Salmon Earthmoving Holdings, which carries more than 280 pieces of large plant and equipment. “The transaction provides a rare opportunity for Sime Darby to acquire an established company with more than 70 years of know-how,” Sime Darby Berhad Group chief executive officer Dato’ Jeffri Salim Davidson said. “We… This c...

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Jul 09, 2021
Environment impact the next step on the Big Rocks Weir decision

Environment impact the next step on the Big Rocks Weir decision

The $60 million Big Rocks Weir project is a step closer with the release of the terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement. Big Rocks Weir is one of three water infrastructure projects in the broader Burdekin Catchment currently undergoing full EIS assessment processes as coordinated projects. Two others are the proposed raising… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Jul 07, 2021
New Cat M320 Wheeled Excavator

New Cat M320 Wheeled Excavator

The new Cat® M320 wheeled excavator optimizes performance and efficiency at the job site with up to nine percent more swing torque than the Cat M320F to get work done faster.  Its longer wheelbase increases operating stability and improves machine ride when roading to the next jobsite at speeds reaching 35 km/h (21.7 mph).  From dirt… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members ...

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Jul 05, 2021
No-pay, no-play rule invoked as watchdog bares its teeth

No-pay, no-play rule invoked as watchdog bares its teeth

The state’s building industry watchdog has posted a big, ‘you’re not welcome’ to operators who’re not meeting standards. One hundred and twenty-nine [129] building trade licensees have been hit with conditions preventing them from providing tenders or quotes, or doing new work until they provide their financial information to the State’s building industry watchdog.  They… This content ...

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