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Thieves Target Power Station

Thieves Target Power Station

Thieves have stolen a large quantity of copper wire from the Tarong Power Station complex.

Three-Year Warning Before Axe Falls

Three-Year Warning Before Axe Falls

South Burnett residents will get at least three years’ warning of any planned closure of Tarong or Tarong North power stations.

Rolling Stoppages At Tarong

Rolling Stoppages At Tarong

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.

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.

MP Calls For Tarong Extension

MP Calls For Tarong Extension

Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has called for the life of Tarong Power Station to be extended beyond its projected closure date in 2030

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

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.

‘No Effect On Power Stations’

‘No Effect On Power Stations’

The re-starting of the mothballed Swanbank E Power Station near Ipswich is not expected to have any effect on Stanwell’s activities at Tarong and Tarong North.

$108m For Region From State Budget

$108m For Region From State Budget

The State Government will spend more than $108 million in the South Burnett and nearby areas over the coming year, according to the 2017-2018 State Budget handed down on Tuesday.

Man Hurt In Crash

Man Hurt In Crash

A man was taken to Kingaroy Hospital for assessment on Wednesday morning after two vehicles collided on the Nanango-Tarong Road.

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.

$50m Facelift For Dam

$50m Facelift For Dam

Boondooma Dam is about to get a $50 million facelift, courtesy of the State Government.

‘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

MP Fears Power Station May Close

MP Fears Power Station May Close

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington challenged the Premier in Parliament on Thursday about redundancies at Tarong Power Station.

Transformer Explodes

Transformer Explodes

Emergency personnel were called to Tarong Power Station on Friday afternoon after reports of a fire.

Downer Extends Meandu Mine Contract

Downer Extends Meandu Mine Contract

Downer EDI Limited has signed a two-year extension to provide mining services at Meandu Mine

ACCC Seeks Heavier Fine<br> Against Fly Ash Contractor

ACCC Seeks Heavier Fine
Against Fly Ash Contractor

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has appealed against the leniency of $17.1 million fine against Cement Australia Pty Ltd and related companies for breaches of the Trade Practices Act.

Tarong Takes Seven Staff Aboard

Tarong Takes Seven Staff Aboard

Seven young people from Kingaroy, Nanango and Blackbutt have begun apprenticeships and traineeships at the Tarong power station.

Union Fears Asset Sales<br> ‘Back On LNP Agenda’

Union Fears Asset Sales
‘Back On LNP Agenda’

The Electrical Trades Union believes the LNP Opposition has revived plans to privatise Queensland assets, including power stations such as Tarong and Tarong North.

Work To Start On Fly Ash Plant

Work To Start On Fly Ash Plant

Work to construct a new multi-million dollar fly ash handling facility at Tarong Power Station is expected to begin soon.

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