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Aug 04, 2021
Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Powerlink Queensland plans to engage with local businesses as it prepares to start work on the transmission project to link Genex’s Clean Energy Hub at Kidston to the electricity grid. The power transmission company will be hosting a virtual contractor briefing alongside the Genex Kidston hydro project’s principal contractor, UGL, on Monday, August 9 from… ...

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Aug 03, 2021
Electricity industry apprenticeships on offer

Electricity industry apprenticeships on offer

Electricity distributors Energex and Ergon Energy have opened applications for their 2022 apprentice intake, with 116 roles on offer. They include openings for electrotechnologists, electricians, distribution linespersons, mechanical fitters and communication techs. Energy Minister Mick de Brenni said the Class of 2022 would start their training in February, joining 460 apprentices already learnin...

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Jul 29, 2021
Approval for $550m CQ solar farm

Approval for $550m CQ solar farm

Acciona Energia has received a key approval to take its $550 million Aldoga Solar Farm project near Gladstone forward. The State Government has approved the application for a Material Change of Use for the solar PV farm and grid connection assets at the site. Acciona said this approval covered the area approved for development two… ...

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Jul 22, 2021
New Senex deal to support manufacturing

New Senex deal to support manufacturing

Senex Energy has announced a sales agreement to supply up to 11 petajoules (PJ) of natural gas from its Surat Basin operations to support Adbri’s South Australian manufacturing operations to 2030. Senex managing director and chief executive officer Ian Davies said the company was proud to supply Adbri, a leading cement manufacturer in the Australian… ...

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Jul 20, 2021
State signs up for ‘renewable’ hydrogen certification

State signs up for ‘renewable’ hydrogen certification

The Queensland Government is partnering with the Smart Energy Council’s zero-carbon certification scheme for hydrogen in a move it says will step up the state’s credentials as a leading generator of renewable energy jobs. Speaking at the Queensland Smart Energy Summit today, Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said that to truly… ...

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Jul 19, 2021
Altrad to acquire Valmec services group

Altrad to acquire Valmec services group

Industrial maintenance services firm Altrad Australia intends to acquire Valmec in a $52 million deal. Valmec is an Australian contractor providing design, construction, operations and maintenance services to the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors. The companies announced today that they had entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed, with Valmec Shareholders will receive A$0.413 per shar...

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Jul 12, 2021
Epuron forges ahead with FNQ wind farm proposal

Epuron forges ahead with FNQ wind farm proposal

Epuron Projects is advancing a proposal for a new wind farm with up to 95 turbines near Ravenshoe in Far North Queensland through the federal approvals process. Construction of the Chalumbin wind farm project is expected to commence in late 2022, with 250 to 350 personnel likely to be employed at the peak construction period…. ...

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Jun 29, 2021
New critical minerals portal goes live 

New critical minerals portal goes live 

The Critical Minerals Mapping Initiative online portal is live. The portal has been developed in partnership with the United States and Canada. The Critical Minerals Mapping Initiative online portal contains the world’s largest dataset of critical minerals in and around ore deposits – more than 7000 mineral samples from over 60 countries. It shows the… ...

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Jun 19, 2021
Call for action on workforce hit by energy transition

Call for action on workforce hit by energy transition

The union representing coal-fired power station workers and affected miners is calling on the Queensland Government to make good on transition funding as the State moves towards new energy sources. The CFMEU said the Palaszczuk Government had made a promise before the last election to ensure re-training and business development was pursued in relevant regional… ...

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