Seven South Burnett locals are honing their skills as apprentices and trainees after joining the Tarong Power Stations team recently.
South Burnett residents will get at least three years’ warning of any planned closure of Tarong or Tarong North power stations.
Contractors involved in the current shut-down work being carried at Tarong Power Station are conducting a series of rolling stopworks as part of prolonged negotiations over a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.
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.
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.
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.
Almost 1000 people explored the annual South Burnett Careers Market at TAFE Queensland’s Kingaroy campus on Thursday.
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.
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.
Emissions from Tarong Power Station have increased over the past five years because the station has been generating more electricity …
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.
MP Deb Frecklington has defended a report which warned Tarong Power Station could close in 2018-19
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.
Tarong Power Station has won a major award at the 2017 WorkCover Queensland awards, announced on Wednesday morning.
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.
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”.
Mineral processing company Sedgman has secured a $6 million contract with Stanwell Corporation to build a tailings “dewatering facility” at Meandu Mine.
In February this year, Queenslanders dodged a bullet … just … and the power generating units at Tarong played a big role in that lucky escape.
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 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.
The ACTU has welcomed the interim report and recommendations of a Senate Committee inquiry into the retirement of coal-fired power stations.
There was a mix of good and bad news at Stanwell Corporation’s community update, held at Tarong Power Station on Thursday morning.
This year’s “Dinner With The Captains” raised an incredible $51,871.24 for Relay For Life.
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.