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Apr 22, 2021
Ball rolling on Townsville waterfront development

Ball rolling on Townsville waterfront development

Casino owner Morris Group has revealed plans for a major hotel development on waterfront land beside The Ville in Townsville The Morris Group, which owns the prime breakwater site, has made the application to Townsville City Council to begin the process for building accommodation, food and beverage, and retail outlets. Morris Group owner Chris Morris… ...

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Apr 21, 2021
Ipswich stormwater project takes national award

Ipswich stormwater project takes national award

An Ipswich project to reinstate a creek that had been replaced with a concrete drain has taken honours in Stormwater Australia’s National Awards for Excellence. The Small Creek Naturalisation project took the Excellence in Integrated Stormwater Design category of the awards, announced in a virtual ceremony last week. Ipswich City Council, Bligh Tanner, Landscapology, Australian… ...

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Apr 21, 2021
Green light for $1.96b wind project

Green light for $1.96b wind project

Acciona has won approval to build the $1.96 billion MacIntyre Wind Farm Precinct at Cement Mills in Queensland’s Southern Downs region. Deputy Premier and Planning Minister Steven Miles said the project – involving two windfarms – had received the green light from the State Assessment and Referral Agency. The approval clears the way for the… ...

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Apr 21, 2021
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From water park construction to water reservoir building, lifeguard services to lagoon decking and more, here is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByThu, 22 April 2021 11:00 AMFCRC010844: CTDC052 – 20/21 – Hervey Bay Esplanade Master Plan – Consultancy Fraser Coast Regional CouncilFri, 23 April 2021 2:00 PMWRC010859: 500.2021.0029 Provision&...

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Apr 21, 2021
Coxons builds business with MRC acquisition

Coxons builds business with MRC acquisition

Coxons Group Australia is acquiring MRC Australia (formerly Mackay Radiators and Coolers) in a move to strengthen its position in heavy industry cooling solutions. Operating from Rockhampton and Newcastle, Coxons Group supplies, repairs and overhauls radiators and cooling components for all industries. MRC Australia specialises in servicing and maintaining heat transfer units, specifically industr...

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Apr 21, 2021
Official opening for $4.5m Paget complex

Official opening for $4.5m Paget complex

Construction on Consolidated Engineering Plastics Products’ new $4.5 million facility in Mackay is complete, with an official opening planned this week (April 22). The Paget building will house Diacon Australia and Consolidated under the same roof, allowing them to share resources. It will include a suite of new equipment that will allow the two businesses… ...

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Apr 21, 2021
Exploration grants on the table

Exploration grants on the table

Queensland’s mineral explorers are being invited to stake their claim on $2.5 million being offered under the latest round of Collaborative Exploration Initiative grants. State Resources Minister Scott Stewart said CEI funding provided a golden opportunity for Queensland explorers and would help drive the state’s economic recovery from COVID-19. “Investment in exploration today is what… ...

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Apr 21, 2021
Gladstone summit tackles energy transition

Gladstone summit tackles energy transition

Gladstone is hosting an energy summit this week, billed as an opportunity for industry heavyweights to discuss how to manage changes to the energy sector across Central Queensland. Electricity companies Stanwell, CleanCo and CS Energy are joining the Energy Futures Summit along with industry players such as local refinery operator Rio Tinto. Representatives from all… ...

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Apr 21, 2021
Federal backing for hydrogen and CCS hubs

Federal backing for hydrogen and CCS hubs

The Federal Government is allocating $275.5 million in the upcoming Budget towards developing four ‘clean’ hydrogen production hubs in regional areas. And Gladstone is in the running to host one of the new hubs, along with Bell Bay in Tasmania, the Pilbara region in WA, the La Trobe Valley in Victoria, Whyalla in SA, the Hunter Valley… ...

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