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May 21, 2020
Gladstone HPA project attracting test orders

Gladstone HPA project attracting test orders

The company behind plans for a $308 million high-purity alumina industrial plant in Gladstone says it has received a large test sample order from the United States. The 90kg order is in addition to a standing order from a South Korean sapphire glass/LED party. Alpha HPA plans to produce about 10,000tpa of high purity alumina at… ...

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May 18, 2020
Gladstone the focus of new  2GW renewable energy push

Gladstone the focus of new 2GW renewable energy push

Renewable energy firms RES and Energy Estate plan to develop a raft of projects centred on the Gladstone area to deliver 2GW of power. In a joint announcement today, the companies said they were working together on the Central Queensland Power project (CQP). The concept behind the CQP project was to accelerate development of a… ...

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May 07, 2020
Gladstone coal terminal hits the Big Four-O

Gladstone coal terminal hits the Big Four-O

Gladstone’s RG Tanna Coal Terminal is celebrating a major milestone this week, with the facility marking 40 years of operations. Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen and BHP chairman Sir James McNeill officially opened the Gladstone Ports Corporation facility on May 7, 1980. What was then known as the Clinton Coal Facility had already seen its first shipment… ...

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May 06, 2020
Rio Tinto adds the wind beneath RFDS wings

Rio Tinto adds the wind beneath RFDS wings

Rio Tinto has pledged $1.25 million to the Royal Flying Doctor Service Queensland over five years in a new partnership to improve regional health services. The new partnership will fund construction and maintenance of a new patient transfer facility in Weipa and maintenance of the existing patient transfer facility in Gladstone. It will also contribute… ...

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Apr 30, 2020
Shutdown calendar to give Gladstone suppliers an edge

Shutdown calendar to give Gladstone suppliers an edge

Gladstone industry leaders have launched a shutdown calendar to help supply chain businesses with planning. The Gladstone Industry Leadership Group and Gladstone Engineering Alliance initiative outlines planned maintenance outages over a 12-18-month period. It covers operations including Gladstone Ports Corporation, Rio Tinto Yarwun, Queensland Alumina Limited, Boyne Smelters Limited, Orica Yarwun...

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Apr 23, 2020
‘Good progress’ on Gladstone HPA project

‘Good progress’ on Gladstone HPA project

The company behind plans for a $308 million high-purity alumina industrial plant in Gladstone has appointed the Brisbane-based KPMG Debt Advisory Team to co-ordinate project financing. Alpha HPA plans to produce about 10,000tpa of high purity alumina at the HPA First Project, using its own solvent extraction and HPA refining technology. It says it has… ...

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Feb 11, 2020
Gladstone earmarked for $200m alumina plant

Gladstone earmarked for $200m alumina plant

Gladstone has been chosen as the site for a $200 million high-purity alumina industrial plant. The HPA First Project would take reagents via pipeline from the local Orica plant and sell back by-product under an agreement announced yesterday. State Development Minister Cameron Dick said Gladstone had been selected as the location for the Alpha HPA… ...

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Jun 07, 2019
Gladstone takes new energy credentials to the world

Gladstone takes new energy credentials to the world

The Gladstone Engineering Alliance has joined a delegation to the United States to investigate future opportunities within the hydrogen, bio-fuels and renewable energy sector for Central Queensland. The delegation includes Trade and Investment Queensland, the Queensland Department of Innovation, State Development, CQ University and the Gladstone Regional Council. GEA chief executive officer Julie ...

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May 29, 2019
Aldoga $400m solar farm plans advance

Aldoga $400m solar farm plans advance

Acciona Energy’s proposed $400 million Aldoga solar farm at Gladstone is a step closer after the State Coordinator-General approved its development application. Development of the planned 762ha solar farm in the city’s State Development Area (SDA) is expected to create up to 240 construction jobs and 10 ongoing jobs. State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning… ...

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