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Jul 28, 2021
Council seeks business backing on water plea

Council seeks business backing on water plea

Cairns Regional Council has released a video advocating for a $215 million water project and the need for government financial support. The video also urges local businesses to give their stamp of approval to the project by spreading the message and allowing the council to use their logo as part of a support board. The… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, ...

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Jun 10, 2021
Peak industry body states the case for local thermal coal mining

Peak industry body states the case for local thermal coal mining

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has presented its latest case for continued domestic thermal coal mining. The recently released Australian Export Thermal Coal: The Comparative Quality Advantages says it is a better product which delivers a more efficient outcome said MCA CEO Tania Constable.It’s the third and final report in the MCA’s Best in Class: Australia’s Bulk Com...

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Jun 10, 2021
Work starts on North Queensland pumped hydro energy project

Work starts on North Queensland pumped hydro energy project

Work has officially begun on a major North Queensland energy project backed by a Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan. The Kidson pumped hydro project 270 km northwest of Townsville will deliver eight hours of energy storage daily when it starts operating from 2024.  It’ll support 500 jobs during construction and 30 ongoing jobs said… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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May 26, 2021
Council rolls out work to improve water delivery

Council rolls out work to improve water delivery

BMD Constructions has won the contract to construct two new water clarifiers at the Douglas Water Treatment Plant in Townsville in a $27.5 million project. And tenders for the construction of a duplicate pipeline between Ross River Dam and the treatment plant are set to be released later this year in fast-tracked works expected to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civ...

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May 20, 2021
Kidston pumping as Genex announces financial close

Kidston pumping as Genex announces financial close

On-site construction activities are building as Genex Power notches up financial close for the $777 million Kidston pumped storage hydro project. The company said activities underway included installation of accommodation units, upgrade of the access ramp to Eldridge pit, and installation of a new communication system. Rock material sampling and testing for concrete production has… This con...

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May 18, 2021
Council kicks off $5.2m water project

Council kicks off $5.2m water project

Townsville City Council is replacing more than 4.5km of pipes beneath Charters Towers Rd and Ross River Rd in a $5.2 million water infrastructure project. GNM Group will carry out the works, with the project expected to support up to 30 local jobs. Mayor Jenny Hill said the upgrades were crucial for providing water services… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ ...

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May 01, 2021
Major Tarong overhaul project underway

Major Tarong overhaul project underway

A major overhaul project has kicked off at the Tarong power stations complex, south-east of Kingaroy, involving a workforce of 550. Tarong power stations site manager Wayne Martyn said the Unit 1 shutdown project would run for 50 days and include 14,500 activities. “The overhaul attracts contractors to fill a range of roles including welding… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ C...

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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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