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New Toll Group freight handling facility in Queensland to create 500 jobs

The $86 million Toll Group freight facility on southern Brisbane was officially opened on Wednesday morning by Premier Campbell Newman. “It’s fantastic to welcome Toll’s...

Queensland Government announces $16bn coal mine in Galilee Basin

The proposed $16.5 billion Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail project north-west of Clermont has been approved by Queensland’s Coordinator-General. According to the media statement by Deputy Premier,...

CSR and Boral to form joint venture of Australian east coast brick operations

CSR Limited and Boral Limited have announced their intention to form a joint venture to combine their brick operations on the east coast of...

A new funding program to support biopharmaceutical manufacturing development in Queensland

The first round of a new pilot funding program opened this week in Queensland, with at least $2 million available for biopharmaceutical product developers...

Lack of competitively priced gas could push Rio Tinto to reduce gas-fired power

British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto could cut down electricity production from a Gladstone gas-fired power plant next year due to a lack of competitively...

Cootes’ rough patch continues as Shell cancels fuel supply contract

Victorian trucking company Cootes Transport has lost its contract to supply Shell service stations following the involvement of one of the company’s fuel tankers...

New landmark technology to deliver high-performance coating for solar panels

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) CEO Ivor Frischknecht opened a new coating facility in Queensland, equipped with state-of-the art technology to produce an...

Alive and kicking: Australian coffee industry to boost production

According to data, Australians drink two billion cups of coffee every year, with only a small portion of it made from locally produced coffee...

Santos to boost revenue as Exxon Mobil gas project nears completion

Santos Ltd., Australia's second biggest oil and gas producer and a stakeholder in the Papua New Guinea (PNG) gas project, stands to experience a...

Former minister Peter Reith says fracking will help Victorian manufacturing

Peter Reith, former Howard government minister, says coal seam gas fracking will knock down gas prices and would help Victorian manufacturing become more competitive. Mr....
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