New Stanwell CEO Appointed

New Stanwell CEO Appointed

Veteran Stanwell employee Michael O’Rourke has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the State Government-owned corporation.

BUMA To Take Over Meandu Contract

BUMA To Take Over Meandu Contract

An Indonesian company, PT Bukit Makmur Mandiri Utama (BUMA), will be taking over the operation of Meandu coal mine, possibly before the end of this year.

Unit 1 Shutdown Begins

Unit 1 Shutdown Begins

A scheduled overhaul of Unit 1 at Tarong Power Station began on Friday and will run until June 19.

Stanwell CEO Resigns

Stanwell CEO Resigns

Stanwell chief executive officer Richard Van Breda has resigned from the corporation.

Stanwell Looks For Green Options

Stanwell Looks For Green Options

Stanwell – the State Government-owned corporation which operates the Tarong power stations and Meandu Mine – is looking for renewable energy projects to invest in.

COVID Safety Plan For Shutdown

COVID Safety Plan For Shutdown

The South Burnett community will be kept safe during the upcoming $36.2 million maintenance work at Tarong Power Station despite the influx of hundreds of workers into the region.

Apply Now For Stanwell Training

Apply Now For Stanwell Training

Applications for Stanwell’s 2021 Apprentice and Trainee Program opened on Monday (June 22).

Stanwell Focuses On COVID-19 Safety

Stanwell Focuses On COVID-19 Safety

A range of COVID-19 measures have been implemented at Tarong and Tarong North power stations and Meandu Mine to ensure the safety of workers, their families and the community.

A Girl Can Do That!

A Girl Can Do That!

 Cherie Baldacchino’s father would often say, “a girl can’t do that” … but he had a cheeky grin and an ulterior motive.

Downer Signs Five-Year Deal

Downer Signs Five-Year Deal

Downer EDI will continue mining coal at Meandu for the next five years after the successful negotiation of a new contract with Stanwell

South Burnett Says Thank You!

South Burnett Says Thank You!

Most people in the South Burnett wouldn’t recognise her name … but Jenny Gregg has touched the lives of thousands of local residents.

New Role At Stanwell

New Role At Stanwell

Former chair of the Australian Energy Council, Jennifer Tarr, has been appointed general manager at Stanwell Energy, the retail arm of Stanwell Corporation.

‘Economic Boost’ From Shutdown

‘Economic Boost’ From Shutdown

The $29.9 million overhaul of Unit 4 at Tarong Power Station currently under way will provide an economic boost to the local region, Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said on Thursday.

CleanCo Headache For Stanwell

CleanCo Headache For Stanwell

Stanwell Corporation is facing a potential PR problem at the end of this month when ownership of its low and no-emissions power stations is transferred to the new State Government-owned entity CleanCo.

Profits Power ‘Secret Tax’

Profits Power ‘Secret Tax’

The State Government has squeezed an extra $333 million in profits from electricity customers, according to the LNP.

Apprenticeships … Apply Now!

Apprenticeships …  Apply Now!

It’s that time of the year … Stanwell, Ergon and Energex are inviting applications for apprenticeships and traineeships at these government-owned enterprises.

$353m Upgrade Planned At Tarong

$353m Upgrade Planned At Tarong

Stanwell Corporation is now officially “investigating options” in regards to the construction of a new fly ash plant at Tarong Power Station.

New Recruits Start At Stanwell

New Recruits Start At Stanwell

Seven South Burnett locals are honing their skills as apprentices and trainees after joining the Tarong Power Stations team recently.

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