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Jan 11, 2021
Clean TeQ to manage $2m water plant upgrade

Clean TeQ to manage $2m water plant upgrade

Clean TeQ has won a contract valued at more than $2 million to upgrade a bore water treatment plant at Koumala, near Mackay. Clean TeQ will design, supply, and install an ion exchange treatment plant plus a package gas chlorination system to remove hardness and lower the salinity of an existing bore water supply. The… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Dec 13, 2020
Restrictions continue as Townsville reservoirs fill

Restrictions continue as Townsville reservoirs fill

Townsville City Council continues to call on residents and commercial water users to limit water use to emergency use only. Council staff and contractors have worked through the night to undertake further works to restore the pipeline to the Douglas Water Treatment Plant. Pumping at the treatment plant overnight and during today (Sunday 13 December)… This content is for iQ Industry Queensla...

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Dec 12, 2020
Urgent repairs on key  Townsville water line

Urgent repairs on key Townsville water line

Townsville City Council is working to repair a ruptured 1.3m diameter pipe which supplies the Douglas Water Treatment Plant, the city’s primary water treatment facility. Major water restrictions are in force today (Saturday, December 12) for Townsville and Magnetic Island residents and business owners as a result of the fault. Council alerts urge people to… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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Dec 10, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From side tippers to street sweeping, bridge building to borehole drilling and more, here is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByFri, 11 December 2020 2:00 PMWRC010516: 500.2020.0129 Provision of Quarry Plant Hire – Foxdale Quarry Whitsunday Regional CouncilMon, 14 December 2020 2:00 PMDMTSC010488: ‘All Services’ Supply and...

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Nov 26, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From waste services to water truck hire, chemical collection to culvert construction and more, here is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByFri, 27 November 2020 12:00 PMCHRC010467: 2020T153C – Removal of Dwellings Central Highlands Regional CouncilFri, 27 November 2020 5:00 PMCHRC010391: 2020T147S Springsure Landfill Rehab Work Ce...

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Nov 24, 2020
Camooweal facilities set for $900,000 makeover

Camooweal facilities set for $900,000 makeover

Mount Isa City Council will be carrying out a major upgrade of the Camooweal Community Hall and other works throughout the town thanks to a $909,519 grant. Camooweal works to be funded under the Federal Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program include: The upgrade of the Community Hall, incorporating electrical and fire safety upgrades,… This content is for iQ Industry ...

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Nov 10, 2020
Resignation ‘childish’ or ‘a position of principle’?

Resignation ‘childish’ or ‘a position of principle’?

Rockhampton MP Barry O’Rourke has slammed the resignation of former Mayor Margaret Strelow as a “childish tantrum” or expensive “stunt”. Ms Strelow’s resignation this week will lead to a by-election after the State Government decided to change local government laws that would have seen previous runner-up Chris Hooper become mayor of Rockhampton. It came after a… This content is f...

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Nov 10, 2020
Runner-up rule to change after resignation outcry

Runner-up rule to change after resignation outcry

A law change is afoot to turn around the situation that sees Rockhampton mayoral runner-up Chris Hooper in line for the title following yesterday’s shock resignation of Margaret Strelow. Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said today the Palaszczuk Government would introduce and pass a bill to retrospectively amend the Local Government Act once the new… This content is for i...

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Nov 10, 2020
Isaac announces $1m COVID-19 recovery plan

Isaac announces $1m COVID-19 recovery plan

Isaac Regional Council has approved a million-dollar COVID-19 strategic recovery plan to be implemented over the next two years. Mayor Anne Baker said the plan, unanimously adopted at a recent council meeting, had 50 separate strategies to be applied across the Isaac region. “This longer-term strategic recovery plan complements our shorter-term tactical and strategic COVID… This content is ...

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