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Mar 12, 2021
Australia must keep coal and nuclear options open says Canavan

Australia must keep coal and nuclear options open says Canavan

Australia must build like-for-like power stations to replace its retiring coal-fired fleet, says Deputy Leader of the Nationals in the Senate Matt Canavan. And while Australia may not be ready to say ‘yes’ to nuclear power plants, he believes the nation should start investing in nuclear know-how today so that it can keep the nuclear… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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May 19, 2020
CopperString spark-up in State’s COVID-19 strategy

CopperString spark-up in State’s COVID-19 strategy

A $14.8 million injection to nudge the CopperString 2.0 power project towards lift-off is among a package of COVID-19 fightback measures the State Government announced today. The $1.5 billion scheme will connect the North West Minerals Province with the national electricity grid with the construction of more than 1000km of transmission infrastructure between Woodstock and… This content is f...

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Mar 04, 2020
‘Micropiling’ technique secures FNQ power towers

‘Micropiling’ technique secures FNQ power towers

Powerlink has completed a $6 million mountainside project to maintain the transmission line connecting Barron Gorge Power Station to the grid in Far North Queensland. Helicopters, all-terrain vehicles and specialised equipment were used to complete maintenance work on 18 electricity transmission towers along the line near Cairns, supporting 17 jobs in the process. Energy Minister… This cont...

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Feb 08, 2020
Federal backing for new coal-fired power plant

Federal backing for new coal-fired power plant

The Federal Government has pledged up to $4 million to support Shine Energy’s proposal to build a 1GW coal-fired power plant at Collinsville. It is one of two projects earmarked for grants under the $10 million Supporting Reliable Energy Infrastructure program. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Mining North, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ Rockhampton, iQ Coal and...

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Sep 04, 2019
CopperString power project moves to EIS phase

CopperString power project moves to EIS phase

The proposed $1.5 billion CopperString project continues to push ahead, with the release of final terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement (EIS). It comes after the The State Government last week pledged $1.18 million for the CopperString 2.0 power project as part of a North West Queensland Economic Diversification Strategy The project proponent… This content...

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