The Department of Environment and Science has certified another 153ha of former mining land at Meandu as “rehabilitated” back to native bush, but future ex-mining land could also be turned over to grazing or forestry.
A 50-year-old Tarong man has been charged with 62 offences – including 50 counts of supplying dangerous drugs and one count of trafficking – after police raided a property at Tarong on Thursday.
A fire in a coal feeder at Tarong Power Station had emergency services scrambling on Tuesday night.
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.
The Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) has called for the planned expansion of the Meandu coal mine to be scrapped.
Firefighters who were called to a house fire at Woolooga on Thursday afternoon could see the smoke from a distance as they sped towards the blaze.
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Stanwell is working on a plan to install a large, standalone battery at Tarong Power Station to support storage of renewable energy.
A scheduled overhaul of Unit 1 at Tarong Power Station began on Friday and will run until June 19.
Stanwell Corporation has responded to media reports about a possible closure “soon” of Meandu coal mine.
A man was airlifted to hospital after a single-vehicle rollover at Tarong on Sunday morning.
A person was transported by ambulance to hospital on Monday morning after yet another single vehicle rollover on South Burnett roads.
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.
Unit 2 at Tarong Power Station is about to undergo a $36.2 million overhaul which is tipped to pump millions of dollars into the local economy.
Work on a $5 million upgrade to power transmission towers has begun between Tarong and Wivenhoe Dam
A man aged in his 30s was assessed by paramedics after a single-vehicle crash at Tarong on Tuesday morning.
Five people were taken to Kingaroy Hospital after a collision involving three vehicles on Kingaroy-Cooyar Road between Tarong and Maidenwell on Monday evening.
Preliminary work has begun on a $13 million upgrade by Powerlink of the 38-year-old Tarong Substation.
Smouldering coal sparked a fire alert at Tarong Power Station on Wednesday morning.
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.