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Industry feedback leads to free online resource for METS sector Industry feedback leads to free online resource for METS sector

The Test Mine facilities database is an interactive GIS database that helps industry identify potential options for testing and commercialising new products and services for the mining sector.

Queensland’s largest wind farm a renewable gem Queensland’s largest wind farm a renewable gem

Queensland’s largest wind farm, located on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, is on track for completion during September 2018.

Blue agave Blue agave planting for biorefinery commences

Agave planting signals first step towards $60 million Tablelands biorefinery development.

Heat Treatment Australia A hot ticket in aerospace and defence

From making lawn mower blades to F-35 aircraft parts, Heat Treatment Australia’s transformation into a world-class advanced manufacturer is complete.

Patheon Biologics When innovation saves lives

With the global biopharmaceuticals and biosimilars markets expected to grow significantly in the short to medium term, Queensland is uniquely positioned to establish itself as the leading supplier in the region.

Cook Medical Sewing the seeds of success

Cook Medical Australia is capitalising on its success by strengthening relationships and expertise in Queensland’s biomed sector.

Steyr engine Powerful innovation

When the Australian Army needed a new light combat vehicle, it turned to STEYR Motors Australia to support and maintain the vehicle’s innovative diesel engine.

Sunny Queen Australia Feathering Queensland’s nest

Sunny Queen Australia’s expansion has seen what was once a traditional agricultural producer become part of Queensland’s new wave of innovative advanced manufacturing.

Bio Processing Australia

The Queensland Government is offering support for a new $50 million biorefinery proposed for Mackay that could create up to 115 jobs and position the region as an emerging bio-industry hub.

A package for success

Luring a multinational company to Yatala gives an immediate and longer-term boost to jobs and growth up and down the state.

Silicon Valley comes to Brisbane

Software engineers can live anywhere in the world, but Console Connect has chosen Brisbane as its global research and development hub.

Innovators mentoring program supports jobs and growth

Ten Queensland innovators have been selected to be part of a 2017 Business Mentoring for Innovation Program with the Department of State Development’s Engineering, Construction and Resources Innovation Hub.

Saving the bacon

We have led a whole-of-government response to the fire that destroyed the Swickers bacon factory export distribution centre, boning room and chillers in Kingaroy in early November.

Moranbah Youth and Community Centre springs to life

The Queensland Government is committed to supporting and building local communities through the delivery of neighbourhood and community centres by harnessing the power of partnerships across government, industry and the community.

Full steam ahead for Bundaberg Gas Pipeline and Knauf development

The Queensland Government-funded 28-kilometre Bundaberg Gas Pipeline is nearing completion with engineering company Zinfra Group recently completing all construction and testing.

ECRi Hub launched at Engineers Australia Conference

The Engineering, Construction and Resources Innovation Hub (ECRi Hub), part of the Queensland Department of State Development, was officially launched last month at the EngAusCon.

MTPConnect to help biomedical research reach commercial viability

The Queensland Government is partnering with the Translational Research Institute (TRI) to bring MTPConnect to Brisbane to speak about the opportunities they can offer to foster the connections and collaborations needed for success.

The first of three new Commonwealth Games venues officially opens

Coomera Indoor Sports Centre was officially opened on Friday 5 August 2016, as the first of three new venues being delivered for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).

2016 Major Projects Series begins in Brisbane

The first event of the 2016 Major Projects Series was held on 12  July with over 250 attendees at QUT's Room ThreeSixty.

Award-winning tannery triumphs in export markets

Packer Leather Pty Ltd, a fifth generation family business, based in Narangba has been chosen as Queensland's Exporter of the Year 2015.

Ithaca TAFE to become new Broncos training facility Ithaca TAFE to become new Broncos training facility

A portion of government owned land at the former Ithaca TAFE site at Red Hill which is no longer required for service delivery will be leased to the Broncos.

Queensland Charter for Local Content delivers for suppliers and the state's economy

The Queensland Government is committed to giving Queensland businesses the best possible opportunity to tender for major government procurements through the Queensland Charter for Local Content.

Holmwood Highgate

Logan-based company, Holmwood Highgate, has successfully entered the defence supply chain network with their contract to supply Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Australia (RMMVA) under the Department of Defence's Project LAND 121 Phase 3B.

Airwork Helicopters

In May 2015, Queensland operator Airwork Helicopters, one of Australia's leading helicopter flight training schools, successfully gained approval from CASA to manufacture tail rotor blades for Bell 206 helicopters.