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Abbot Point

Jun 22, 2021
Katter call for tighter controls on port owners

Katter call for tighter controls on port owners

Katter’s Australian Party founder Bob Katter says the push by Coalition MPs to impose tighter controls on the half-Chinese owned Newcastle Port should be extended to include Abbot Point in Central Queensland.  The Federal Member for Kennedy said the Adani-run coal port near Bowen should have the same circuit-breaker protections applied to protect the coal exporters… This content i...

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Sep 25, 2020
LNP enters space race with $15m pledge for CQ launch site

LNP enters space race with $15m pledge for CQ launch site

An LNP Government would build a rocket launch site near Abbot Point to help the Queensland space industry lift off, State Opposition leader Deb Frecklington said. The proposed $15 million investment to construct a government-owned orbital rocket launch site is forecast to create 300 jobs – 100 jobs in construction and 200 secure jobs when… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Aug 18, 2020
New rail company recruiting for Bowen haulage business

New rail company recruiting for Bowen haulage business

A new rail business is launching in Bowen with a focus on providing haulage services to the Abbot Point export terminal. Bowen Rail Company head of project delivery David Wassell said the company had purchased its own state-of-the-art locomotives and rollingstock. The first four locomotives are due to arrive in 2021. “We are an innovative… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Apr 14, 2020
Bumper 12 months for Abbot Point coal exports

Bumper 12 months for Abbot Point coal exports

Adani’s Abbot Point Operations near Bowen has set a new record for coal shipped through Australia’s most northerly coal port in a 12 month period. Adani Infrastructure chief executive officer Trista Brohier said a total of 32,036,065 tonnes of coal from Queensland mines passed through the Port of Abbot Point in the 12 months to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ ...

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Nov 19, 2019
Adani makes headway on Abbot Point upgrades

Adani makes headway on Abbot Point upgrades

Adani is continuing major infrastructure upgrades at its Abbot Point Operations near Bowen, with a focus on controlling stormwater run-off. A considerable number of work packages were either completed or currently underway to improve water and environmental management as part of a three-year upgrade program, an Abbot Point Operations spokeswoman said. She said more than… This content is for...

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