A new manufacturing hub delivered by the Queensland state government in Gladstone is looks to boost the region’s manufacturing sector, private sector investment and create more jobs local jobs. QLD Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing Glenn Butcher said the hub, located at Gladstone’s Central Queensland University, will function as a centre of expertise for … Continue reading New manufacturing hub in QLD opens
Gladstone-based Golding Contractors has secured a contract worth more than $18 million as part of the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) at Shoalwater Bay Training Area. The company has been awarded a civil works package to construct an access road on the south eastern boundary of the training area which is being expanded under the … Continue reading Defence contract creates new Gladstone jobs
The potential to manufacture high-value products from sugarcane and cotton by-products is one step closer to realisation with an injection of funding from the Australian federal government into a project by Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Professor Ian O’Hara, of the Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities, will lead Phase 2 of the project, which … Continue reading Sugarcane and cotton waste turned into fuels, plastics, feed
The Department of State Development has approved Acciona Energy’s proposed 762-hectare Aldoga solar farm in Gladstone, Queensland. Acciona Energy signed a 30-year agreement in April 2018 with the Queensland Government to lease its land for the Aldoga renewable energy project. Cameron Dick, Minister for State Development, manufacturing, infrastructure, and planning, says the Aldoga farm will … Continue reading Gladstone solar farm generates manufacturing job opportunities
The company leading a proposed $4 billion steel plant in Gladstone says it should receive feedback on its environmental impact statement “any day now”.
An unknown amount of chemical waste has been released into a residential area of Gladstone after a mechanical failure at Queensland Alumina’s refinery.
Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) confirmed jobs will be cut at its plant in Gladstone.