What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Welcome To The South Burnett!

Welcome To The South Burnett!

An informal Meet’n’Greet was hosted by Endeavour Kingaroy Kitchen today to welcome Downer EDi Mining to the South Burnett.

Pupils Enjoy Stradbroke Tales

Pupils Enjoy Stradbroke Tales

More than 1200 South Burnett students were wowed by Queensland’s top theatre company earlier this month

No Forced Redundancies At Stanwell

There has been no target number set for job reductions at Stanwell, the company’s CEO Richard Van Breda said this afternoon.

Stanwell CEO Confirmed In Role

Stanwell Corporation Chairman Warwick Parer announced yesterday that Acting Chief Executive Officer Richard Van Breda has been officially appointed to the role.

Stanwell Delivers For Paramedics

Stanwell Delivers For Paramedics

Did you know that on average 150 babies are born every year at Kingaroy Hospital? And that this is the highest number of births per annum for any hospital outside Brisbane?

New Director Appointed To Stanwell

The State Government has announced the appointment of a new director to Stanwell Corporation Limited.

$8000 For Cancer Research

$8000 For Cancer Research

Stanwell will match dollar-for-dollar Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraising at Tarong

$8.5m Contract For Meandu Upgrade

Perth-based engineering and mining industry specialist Logicamms has been awarded an $8.5 million contract with Stanwell Corporation to upgrade the control system of the coal handling preparation plant at the Meandu mine.

$166,000 Assistance To Local Projects

$166,000 Assistance To Local Projects

The Aboriginal Community Interest Consultative Committee (ACICC) has released it latest annual report detailing $166,246 in local projects funded last year.

New Chairmen Appointed

New Chairmen Appointed

The State Government has appointed new chairmen to Stanwell Corporation, Ergon Energy, Sunwater and three other government-owned corporations.

$26m Channel To Protect Dam

$26m Channel To Protect Dam

Construction of a $26 million diversionary channel to protect the Tarong power stations’ ash dam from flood damage is expected to begin in either April or May next year.

Community Grants Kick In To Help Red Ants

Community Grants Kick In To Help Red Ants

Rugby League fans who attend this Saturday’s triple header of A Grade games in Kingaroy are in for a surprise when they take a look at TJ O’Neill Oval – particularly if they haven’t visited it for a while.

Power Station Guaranteed To 2030 … At Least

Power Station Guaranteed To 2030 … At Least

Continued upgrades and maintenance programs at Tarong Power Station are ensuring the ongoing, reliable operation of the power station past its design life.

‘Sasha’ Steals The Show

‘Sasha’ Steals The Show

There was some traditional – and not so traditional – dancing at Cherbourg on Friday afternoon to mark the official launch of the Moo’Roo Moo’Roo Youth Group

Meandu Operator To Be Confirmed In June

Stanwell is in the process negotiating a new long-term mining contract for Meandu Mine and expects to confirm the successful contractor in June.

Miners Think Pink For Cancer

Miners Think Pink For Cancer

More than 190 workers at the Meandu Mine swapped their yellow safety shirts for a stylish pink yesterday … all in aid of breast cancer awareness.

Fun Run Targets Cancer

Fun Run Targets Cancer

The Go Getta Girls are organising a special four kilometre fun run on Mother’s Day, May 13, to help raise funds for breast cancer research.

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