July 2015

Published a story 8th Jul 2015 2:02 PM

BLACKWATER’S Cook Colliery has completed its three-year modernisation project in readiness to ramp up to 3.5 million tonnes of raw coal output in 2016.

Blackwater's Cook Colliery sailing into modern mine era

BLACKWATER’S Cook Colliery has completed its three-year modernisation project in readiness to ramp up to 3.5 million tonnes of raw coal output in 2016.

Published a story 8th Jul 2015 9:53 AM

GREGORY MP Lachlan Millar has challenged the State Government to deliver a “fair share” of revenue to the Central Highlands and west.

LNP to monitor moves in Galilee Basin

GREGORY MP Lachlan Millar has challenged the State Government to deliver a “fair share” of revenue to the Central Highlands and west.

June 2015

Published a story 25th Jun 2015 4:46 PM

CAPELLA commando Jason Marks and Blackwater’s Sapper Jacob ‘Snowy’ Moerland are two of the 41 names of fallen soldiers on the Afghanistan Roll of Honour.

Walking Wounded in a bid to rebuild veterans' lives

CAPELLA commando Jason Marks and Blackwater’s Sapper Jacob ‘Snowy’ Moerland are two of the 41 names of fallen soldiers on the Afghanistan Roll of Honour.

Published a story 24th Jun 2015 10:21 AM

WITH its fleet of immaculate, instantly recognisable tankers that traverse the the central Queensland highways, Emerald Carrying Company is a success story.

The big rigs that rule central Queensland highways

WITH its fleet of immaculate, instantly recognisable tankers that traverse the the central Queensland highways, Emerald Carrying Company is a success story.

Published a story 12th Jun 2015 10:14 AM

EMERALD businessman Craig Pressler has challenged the Central Highlands council to prove it hasn’t been sitting on vital flood data since 2013.

Central Highlands Regional Council challenged over data

EMERALD businessman Craig Pressler has challenged the Central Highlands council to prove it hasn’t been sitting on vital flood data since 2013.

Published a story 12th Jun 2015 10:03 AM

Gary and Penny have gone from droughted and desperate to delirious with delight when summer rains drenched their property at The Willows.

From drought to win delight

Gary and Penny have gone from droughted and desperate to delirious with delight when summer rains drenched their property at The Willows.

Published a story 10th Jun 2015 3:21 PM

BHP Billiton claims its FIFO-staffed Caval Ridge and Daunia mines are 26% more productive than any of its other residential worker-based Bowen Basin operations.

FIFO workers do it better: BHP

BHP Billiton claims its FIFO-staffed Caval Ridge and Daunia mines are 26% more productive than any of its other residential worker-based Bowen Basin operations.

Published a story 5th Jun 2015 9:31 AM

WHILE Emerald homeowners surfed a wave of dollar-draining despair when insurance premiums skyrocketed after the 2010–11 floods...

Emerald insurance premiums could take a dive

WHILE Emerald homeowners surfed a wave of dollar-draining despair when insurance premiums skyrocketed after the 2010–11 floods...

Published a story 3rd Jun 2015 10:44 AM

Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche claims activists are denying Central Queenslanders some 800 local jobs with GVK Hancock’s mega mines.

Emerald mine jobs are real, GVK says

Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche claims activists are denying Central Queenslanders some 800 local jobs with GVK Hancock’s mega mines.

May 2015

Published a story 29th May 2015 12:43 PM

CRAIG Pressler could deny flood protection levees for Emerald if he ploughs ahead with legal action against the impact to his multi-million-dollar business.

Why levees are a lemon

CRAIG Pressler could deny flood protection levees for Emerald if he ploughs ahead with legal action against the impact to his multi-million-dollar business.

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