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Shutdown Boost For Economy

Shutdown Boost For Economy

The $35 million maintenance works currently under way at Tarong Power Station will provide a boost to the South Burnett economy, Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham told State Parliament on Thursday.

Info Night For Apprentices, Trainees

Info Night For Apprentices, Trainees

An information night will be held at the Kingaroy TAFE campus next Wednesday (September 19) for people interested in applying for apprenticeships and traineeships with Stanwell and Downer.

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

The confusion in Canberra has created confusion in the power industry, and this frustration was apparent on Thursday morning at Stanwell’s regular community update held at Tarong Power Station.

Careers Day Steers Students’ Futures

Careers Day Steers Students’ Futures

Almost 1000 people explored the annual South Burnett Careers Market at TAFE Queensland’s Kingaroy campus on Thursday.

Stanwell Digs Deep For Heritage House

Stanwell Digs Deep For Heritage House

Heritage House in Yarraman threw a special celebration on Monday morning to thank Stanwell for their help in giving the historic building a new lease on life.

Powerful Display At Nanango

Powerful Display At Nanango

Organisers of the third annual Power Up Car Show & Shine And Swap Meet are “rapt” with the results – with 50 cars and 17 motorbikes taking part in the display.

More Power, More Emissions

More Power, More Emissions

Emissions from Tarong Power Station have increased over the past five years because the station has been generating more electricity … 

Calling All Ex-Tarong Workers …

Calling All Ex-Tarong Workers …

Do you recognise these blokes? If so, you’ve probably worked at Tarong Power Station at some time over the past 40 or so years.

LNP & ALP Both Saying<br> They Won’t Close Tarong

LNP & ALP Both Saying
They Won’t Close Tarong

MP Deb Frecklington has defended a report which warned Tarong Power Station could close in 2018-19

MP Demands Guarantee On Stanwell

MP Demands Guarantee On Stanwell

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has demanded that Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk guarantee before the next State Election that Stanwell won’t close its Tarong power stations.

Stanwell Wins Safety Award

Stanwell Wins Safety Award

Tarong Power Station has won a major award at the 2017 WorkCover Queensland awards, announced on Wednesday morning.

Union Marks Anniversary With Attack

Union Marks Anniversary With Attack

The Electrical Trades Union has marked the fifth anniversary of the announcement of the mothballing of two units at Tarong Power Station with a strident – if confused – attack on the LNP.

Local Finalists In Safety Awards

Local Finalists In Safety Awards

Stanwell Corporation and Toowoomba Regional Council have been named as finalists in different categories at the 2017 Workplace Health and Safety Queensland “Safe Work and Return to Work Awards”.

$6m Project At Meandu Mine

$6m Project At Meandu Mine

Mineral processing company Sedgman has secured a $6 million contract with Stanwell Corporation to build a tailings “dewatering facility” at Meandu Mine.

Heatwave Tests Qld Power Stations

Heatwave Tests Qld Power Stations

In February this year, Queenslanders dodged a bullet … just … and the power generating units at Tarong played a big role in that lucky escape.

Stanwell ‘May Write Off Debt’

Stanwell ‘May Write Off Debt’

Coal Reuse allegedly owed Stanwell Corporation – operators of the Tarong North and Tarong power stations – just over $251,000 at the time it went into liquidation last year.

Stanwell Won’t Pay Coal Reuse Debts

Stanwell Won’t Pay Coal Reuse Debts

Stanwell Corporation says it is “not appropriate” for the government-owned corporation to reimburse local businesses left out-of-pocket by the collapse of fly ash haulage company Coal Reuse.

Unions Welcome Power Industry Report

Unions Welcome Power Industry Report

The ACTU has welcomed the interim report and recommendations of a Senate Committee inquiry into the retirement of coal-fired power stations.

Good News (And Bad) From Stanwell

Good News (And Bad) From Stanwell

There was a mix of good and bad news at Stanwell Corporation’s community update, held at Tarong Power Station on Thursday morning.

Dinner Raises $51,871 For Relay

Dinner Raises $51,871 For Relay

This year’s “Dinner With The Captains” raised an incredible $51,871.24 for Relay For Life.

Stanwell Defends Fly Ash Deal

Stanwell Defends Fly Ash Deal

Stanwell has defended the process it went through before signing a 10-year deal with Coal Reuse to remove combustion products from the Tarong and Tarong North power stations.

Meandu Wins Coal Mine Award

Meandu Wins Coal Mine Award

Downer and Stanwell have jointly won the prestigious 2016 Coal Mine Of The Year award for their operation at Meandu.

Meandu Offers $10,000pa Uni Scholarship

Meandu Offers $10,000pa Uni Scholarship

Applications are now open for the inaugural Meandu Mine scholarship for young people interested in a career in mining.

‘No Forced Redundancies’<BR> At Tarong Power Stations

‘No Forced Redundancies’
At Tarong Power Stations

Stanwell has released a statement in relation to planned job cuts at Tarong Power Station

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