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Sun Metals Zinc Refinery $300 Million Expansion

Sun Metals Zinc Refinery

Sun Metals Zinc Refinery Expansion Sun Metals Zinc Refinery announced $300 million expansion project of its refinery south of Townsville has been approved for go ahead with the support of the Queensland government. The expansion is expected to increase the refinery's zinc production from around 225,000 tonnes per year to 270,000 tonnes. Sun

Queensland Nickel resurgence exposes Government industrial investment bias

Queensland Nickel CEO Clive Palmer

Queensland Nickel exposing political corruption Queensland Nickel CEO, local Townsville resident and Queensland’s richest person, Mr Clive Palmer has laid the blame for Townsville’s poor economic performance squarely at the feet of the Labor Mayor Jenny Hill and the leadership of the Townsville City Council during a $15,000 community funding announcement

How is the Townsville North Queensland economy and employment performing?

Townsville North Queensland - How the economy is performing

Townsville North Queensland quarterly update The Townsville North Queensland economic outlook has seeds of growth and business confidence but official Queensland treasury employment data shows unemployment is still lingering over 10 percent, the Herron Todd White (HTW) Quarterly Economic Snapshot reported this month. The critical drivers of Townsville and North Queensland’s economy

Townsville water security project springs a leak between Mayor and industry leaders – Exclusive.

townsville water security - Mayor Cr Jenny Hill applying pressure to Council executive to deliver water pipeline on time

Mayor and A/CEO in hot water of Townsville water security project The $225 million Townsville water security project principally managed by the Infrastructure and Planning department of the Townsville City Council (TCC) has been delayed even before the project gets started. The Mayor Cr Jenny Hill speaking at the Townsville Water Security

‘Keep your kids out…abuse will offend” – Land owner red tape, white papers and green banners put Townsville economy “at risk”

Townsville Industry - Sign of the feelings of cattle farmers wanting to keep the Singapore Army out of properties in the Charters Towers district

Lay of the land Rural land owners remain uncooperative and the federal government's innovation policy being deployed as part of the Townsville City Deal is still immature and conservative in its industrial scope, while the Green minority fundamentalist movement is seeking the destruction of capitalism and carbon-based industries in Townsville North

Energy prices threaten survival of Townsville copper refinery

Energy prices threaten survival of Townsville manufacturing industries

The boss of Glencorp's Townsville copper refinery and Mount Isa copper smelter has warned the security of its North Queensland operation is under threat due to the skyrocketing prices of energy across Australia, forcing the closure of its manufacturing business within 12 months. Unless drastic action is taken by the federal and state

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