Townsville Industry Breakfast

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Townsville Industry Breakfast– 6th December 2016

You are invited to attend the next Townsville Industry Breakfast, 6 December 2016.

Come along and hear from project leaders on future work and business opportunities in North Queensland!

AT THIS EVENT, YOU WILL HEAR FROM…

Australian Defence about the $2.25 billion agreement to increase the number of Singaporean Defence troops on rotation in Australia, leading to upgrades of the military training facilities at both the Rockhampton and Townsville defence bases.

Department of State Development  will provide an update on the North Queensland Stadium project. The North Queensland Stadium project has commenced, with procurement for the Principal Design Consultant well underway and the expression of interest process for the Managing Contractor due to open by the end of the year. This update will provide information about upcoming key milestones, practical guidance on how local businesses can position themselves to participate and information on the minimum legislative and commercial obligations local businesses must meet to deliver on projects.  The department is committed to ensuring local industry will be provided with full, fair and reasonable opportunities to tender for the North Queensland Stadium project.

Sun Metals Corporation Pty Ltd Australia will be providing an update on their phased investment activities including the construction of a 100MW solar farm at the refinery. This is pursuant to Sun Metals’ ongoing commitment to being the most energy-efficient zinc refinery in the world, as well as one of the most innovative and sophisticated energy consumer in Australia. The solar farm will be designed to provide power directly to the refinery or to sell electricity out to the grid, depending on the price of electricity and the production of the refinery. The final decision for this investment is expected in the first half of 2017.

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Townsville Industry Breakfast– 6th September 2016

You are invited to attend the next  EXCITING Townsville Industry Breakfast, 6 September 2016.

Come along and hear from project leaders on future work and business opportunities in North Queensland!

AT THIS EVENT, YOU WILL HEAR FROM…

North Queensland Stadium Project

A update will be given on the North Queensland Stadium Project. This exciting $250 million project has a strong focus on providing local suppliers with full, fair and reasonable opportunity to be involved. A project overview will be provided, including key requirements the Queensland Government is progressing to enable this project to advance.  Details will be provided on how businesses can better position themselves and be competitive for work on the project. The stadium is anticipated to provide a catalyst for urban regeneration in Townville, attracting further investment into the region and helping to restore confidence in the community.

Lendlease – Defence Project LAND 121

Lendlease Construction Manager, Ben Prest will present on the next large redevelopment at Lavarack Barracks called LAND 121. This $157M upgrade which commenced in August 2016 will revitalise the 3CSSB & 10FSB units at Lavarack Barracks. The LAND121 Project is the facilities component of the LAND 121 acquisition project, which involves the construction of facilities across eight Defence Bases and 17 units nationally. The facilities comprise new workshops, quartermaster stores, SAL’s (Showers and lockers) , vehicle shelters, weighbridge stations, AdBlue facilities, loading ramps, extensive civil works including pavement and storm water retention, and site infrastructure upgrade and reticulation works.

Townsville City Council – Cleveland Bay Purification Plant Project

Townsville City Council Senior Project Manager – Major Projects, Robert Kent, will present on the Cleveland Bay Purification Plant Process Upgrade project. The $51m project is currently in the design stage and construction planned to commence mid-2017. The project will include alterations and upgrades to various plant process assets including inlet pressure mains, bypass structures, construction of an elevated ultrafiltration membrane tank, civil construction works, upgrade to the outfall pipeline, and associated electrical and mechanical work. The development of detailed designs will be undertaken with the involvement of early construction tenderers.

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Townsville Industry Breakfast– 7th June 2016

You are invited to attend the next Townsville Industry Breakfast, 7 June 2016.

Come along and hear from project leaders on future work and business opportunities in North Queensland.

Red River Resources – Restart of production at Thalanga Mine Project, Charters Towers

Red River Resources Managing Director, Mel Palancian, will present on Red River’s plan to restart production at the Thalanga Zinc Project which is located 65km west of Charters Towers in Central Queensland. The estimated pre-production capital to restart production is $17m. The Thalanga Zinc Project has an estimated life of a minimum of 5 years. The project is planned to be residential with the majority of staff expected to be residents of Charters Towers and the regional area.

Griffin Group – Redevelopment of Queens Hotel & Refurbishment of Townsville West State Primary School

Griffin Group’s Ben Griffin will provide an overview of the Group’s current projects in Townsville including the proposed redevelopment of the historic Queens Hotel and surrounds into an entertainment, education and tourism precinct. Ben will also touch on the heritage refurbishment of West State Primary School and completion of Stage 1 of the Fairfield Homemaker Centre.

BMD Constructions – CBD Utilities Upgrade

BMD Constructions Regional Construction Manager, Glen Langfeldt, will present on BMD’s Local industry policy and how it has been successfully applied in recent times. This will include discussion on BMD’s next local Townsville opportunity, the delivery of Townsville City Councils CBD Utilities Project. BMD, as Construction Manager is working hard to deliver this Project with our local subcontractors and suppliers.

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Townsville Industry Breakfast– Tuesday 15th March 2016

You are invited to attend the next Townsville Industry Breakfast, 15 March 2016.
Come along and hear from project leaders on future work and business opportunities in North Queensland.

Main Roads and Transport
Department of Transport and Main Roads Northern District Director, Marissa Wise, will present on the Palaszczuk
Government’s $77.6 million plan to generate jobs in northern Queensland. The accelerated works program will bring
forward 11 infrastructure projects, including road upgrades and new overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway,
intersection upgrades, road widening and strengthening, wide centre line treatments and construction of a heavy
vehicle decoupling facility. Ms Wise will discuss the upcoming opportunities for local suppliers and contractors,
and how the industry can get the most out of these works.

Building and Asset Services – Opportunities for Queensland Government Building Works
Building and Asset Services’ Regional Director, Don Matthews, and A/Procurement Manager, Kym Waller, will
present information on upcoming tenders, with an approximate value of $20m for building works in the North
Queensland area and will provide some information on how interested parties can access these opportunities.
Building Asset Services have an annual spend of over $100m across Queensland.

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Department of Housing and Public Works – Building and Asset Services

James Cook University

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Townsville Industry Breakfast– Tuesday 1st December 2015

You are invited to attend the Townsville Industry Breakfast 1 December 2015. Come along
and hear from project leaders on future work and business opportunities in North Queensland.
Joint Logistic Unit North Queensland (JLU (NQ)
Mr Larry Staggs OAM, Regional Sustainment Manager, Joint Logistics Unit (North Queensland) will present an update on logistics business opportunities and the process for small to medium business to compete for work from Joint Logistics Unit (North Queensland). Topics will include the regional changes that are occurring with Plan Beersheba and land 121 as well as the industry opportunities and accessing work from the JLU (NQ).
Townsville City Council’s Major Projects
Simon Ormes, Senior Project Manager with Townsville City Council’s Major Projects division will present on two of Council’s most significant current infrastructure projects. Simon will provide an overview of the CBD Utilities Upgrade Project – a $43m investment in the renewal and future-proofing of the CBD’s water and sewer supply network and the Townsville Waterfront Promenade Project – a $137m staged promenade along the banks of Ross Creek providing linkage between The Strand and Townsville’s suburban bikeway network, unlocking 48 hectares of developable land within the CBD.
ICN – Rio Tinto’s South of Embley Project
Rio Tinto’s South of Embley Project is a $1B+ greenfield bauxite operation in the Weipa / Aurukun region of Western Cape York, Far North Queensland. The new development will eventually replace the existing East Weipa mine centre and develop the high quality bauxite reserves available south of the Weipa Peninsula. The Project involves the staged increase in production from 22 up to 50 million dry product tonnes per annum.

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Townsville Industry Breakfast– 8th September 2015

Lendlease
Tony Orazio, General Manager QLD/NT for Lendlease’s Building business will present on Building’s current workbook in Queensland, including the recently awarded Science Place at James Cook University.

Lendlease’s Building business is Australia’s largest construction company, with a long history of involvement in Townsville.
In recent years, Lendlease has delivered The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) Tropical Marine Research Facilities – which won MBA Project of the Year at the recent Master Builders North Queensland Housing & Construction Awards; Willows Gardens and Riverside Gardens residential developments; the Jezzine Barracks redevelopment; and the Vantassel to Cluden Bruce Highway Upgrade.
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Port of Townsville
The Port of Townsville is an integral part of the North Queensland regional economy, handling around $8 billion in international trade annually; port activity injects more than $266 million into the regional economy annually and supports 12,000 direct and indirect jobs. Significant growth is projected in the Port’s activity, and the Port is working hard to ensure that the capacity is available when it is required.
Port of Townsville Limited General Manager – Infrastructure and Planning, Mr Kim Gebers will talk about upcoming infrastructure projects planned for the Port in the short – medium term, with the aim of continuing and enhancing support to the region’s trade.
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Townsville City Council
Cr Jenny Hill Mayor Townsville City Council will present on the council’s 2015-16 Capital Works program, and provide Townsville based business and industry information on tender and work opportunities.
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MMG – Dugald River Project
Myles Johnston, Group Manager Business Development MMG Qld Operations, will present on the A$1,488 million Dugald River project. The project encompasses an underground mine accessed by two declines, with material treated through an on-site concentrator. Remaining surface construction starts in 2016, with first concentrator production in 2018. Estimated mine life is 28 years.

MMG Limited is a mid-tier resources company that mines, explores and develops base metal projects globally. Located 65 kilometers north-west of Cloncurry, MMG’s Dugald River project is one of the world’s largest and highest grade zinc-lead-silver deposits.

In addition to strong business and community links with Cloncurry, MMG Dugald River has a Native Title Agreement with the Kalkadoon People. The Agreement provides for training, employment, business development opportunities and cultural recognition for the life of the mine.

The project will encompass an underground mine accessed by two declines with material brought to the surface and treated by an on-site concentrator. Whilst much of Dugald River’s infrastructure is already in place, further construction leading to commercial production is scheduled to begin in 2016, with commercial production expected in 2018.

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Townsville Industry Breakfast– 16th June 2015

Townsville Casino $30M Renovation

Brad Morgan Chief Executive Officer from the Townsville Casino will present on the $30 million renovations to the casino. The ambitious investment will enliven the Townsville and North Queensland tourism and hospitality industry as part of a broader plan to invest $200million across a series of resort assets creating a vision for luxury ‘reef, rainforest and ranch’ experiences across North Queensland.

Townsville Airport $40M Terminal Redevelopment

Townsville Airport Commercial General Manager, Isabelle Yates will present on Townsville Airport’s plan to redevelop the terminal. This $40M upgrade, to commence late 2015, will include an expansion of the terminal, additional check-in kiosks, two new lounges and new retail offerings. This upgrade is phase one of an infrastructure upgrade program driven by community feedback and passenger demand. Townsville Airport plays an important role in delivering for all industry sectors in the North Queensland region.

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Townsville Industry Breakfast– 17th March 2015

You are invited to attend the first of the Townsville Industry Breakfast series 17 March 2015. Come along and hear from project leaders on future work and business opportunities in North Queensland.
Seymour Whyte
Seymour Whyte has a strong presence in the Townsville region, delivering a number of significant recent projects including Townsville Port Inner Harbour Expansion, Douglas Arterial Motorway, Townsville Port Access Road, and now construction on the $116 million Townville Ring Road Stage 4 project. The project involves the upgrade of Shaws Road intersection and connecting the Ring Road to the Bruce Highway in the vicinity of Mt Low Parkway.
The company is committed to working in partnership with government and local business to achieve the greatest value for all stakeholders.
Seymour Whyte began operations in 1987, and since then our experience and size of the team has grown and prospered, as has the size of and complexity of our projects.
Today, Seymour Whyte is a highly respected and profitable infrastructure development company employing more than 300 employees with offices in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia.

ICN – what steps to win work with the Adani and POSCO Projects
Soumen Dutta from ICN will be presenting on the opportunities available in the Carmichael Coal, Rail and Abbot Point Terminal 0 Projects. This session will give local suppliers the opportunity to learn more about the pre-qualification criterion of the projects and gain an insight into the ICN’s online registration process.
Specific topics covered:
• What is ICN Gateway?
• What does an effective ICN Gateway company profile look like?
• How the Adani and POSCO projects are using ICN Gateway?
• What are the pre-requisites to work on the Adani and POSCO projects?
• What other criterion are necessary to participate in opportunities in the resource project arena?

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Townsville Industry Breakfast – December 2, 2014

    Townsville Industry Breakfast 2nd December

    The final 2014 Townsville Industry Breakfast

    To see Presentation slides  click here:  2 December TIB_complete presentation

    Lend Lease
    Mr Jeff Byrnes, Senior Project Director with Lend Lease will present on current projects the company leads
    in the region. This will encompass current North Queensland projects such as the Lavarack Barracks, and
    the recently announced RAAF Base Townsville CH-47 Chinook Helicopter facilities and broader Department
    of Defence projects situated across Australia. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the range of
    projects being led by Lend Lease and the work opportunities on offer

    Joint Logistics Unit
    Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Patching, Commanding Officer of the Joint Logistic Unit North Queensland will present on
    the current work opportunities and the process for small to medium business to win work from the North Queensland
    Joint Logistics Unit.

    Aquis Great Barrier Reef Resort
    Mr Pat Flanagan will present on the .15 billion tourism project. An ambitious project, the Aquis Great Barrier Reef Resort
    is designed to be an ‘iconic first class unique modern piece of man- made infrastructure’.

    Integrated Food and Energy Developments (IFED)
    Chairman of the Integrated Food and Energy Developments (IFED) Hon Keith DeLacy AM, will present on the .97 billion
    development of a large-scale farm and integrated agri-processing facilities in the Etheridge Shire comprising 50 000 hectares
    of irrigated cropping land, co-located processing facilities and associated water, electricity and logistics infrastructure.
    IFED is a new model for integrated agriculture, and will be a world-leader in integrated and sustainable agriculture.

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      Townsville Industry Breakfast – August 13, 2014

        Office of Commonwealth Games Coordination

        Mike Goodman

        The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be staged from 4 to 15 April 2018. At GC2018, 71 Commonwealth counties will compete across a range of sporting events on the Gold Coast, and in Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns. A state-wide arts and Culture program is also being planned. GC2018 is the largest event in Queensland over the next decade with a budget of approximately billion, which will largely be utilised for procurement from now until 2018. The event will require goods and services from many industries and Government aims to leverage GC2018 to derive economic benefits and develop local business and workforce capability. Planning is happening now and to assist business to prepare for opportunities, a forward procurement plan, forward procurement schedule and business development framework have been released. Mike Goodman from the Office of Commonwealth Games Coordination will discuss GC2018 opportunities for business and how you can get involved.

        Presentation 1 available here.

        Presentation 2 available here.

            Townsville City Council

            Vern Veitch

            Deputy Mayor Vern Veitch will present on the Townsville City Council 2014/2015 budget outlining the capital works projects and discuss future major project opportunities for the region, such as the 0.4 million capital works program and 6.5 million maintenance services program which will focus on roads, water, sewerage and community infrastructure and provide a major stimulus for the local economy. Cr. Veitch will be providing an informed overview of the business potential for local suppliers and contractors.

            Presentation available here

              Townsville Industry Breakfast – May 27, 2014

                Port of Townsville Limited

                Ranee Crosby

                The Port of Townsville is intrinsically linked to the economic growth and sustainability of the North Queensland region. Handling around billion in international trade during 2012/2013, port activity injects more than 6 million into the regional economy annually and supports 12,000 direct and indirect jobs. Port of Townsville Limited Chief Executive Officer Ms Ranee Crosby will talk about growth trade areas and infrastructure projects in the pipeline that will ensure the port is capable of meeting future demand growth.

                Presentation available here

                    Townsville City Council

                    Ken Veness

                    Townsville City Council is one of the region’s largest employers and procurers of local products and services. Procurement Manager, Ken veness, will present on current and future projects, and will provide an informed overview of the business potential for local suppliers and contractors.

                    Presentation available here

                      Townsville Industry Breakfast – March 5, 2014

                        North Queensland Bulk Ports

                        Jeff Stewart-Harris

                        North Queensland Bulk Ports COO, Jeff Stewart-Harris, will present on Abbot Points’ current and future developments, including export capacity expansion and rail links to regional mines.

                        Presentation available here

                            Department of State Development, Infrastructure & Planning

                            David Edwards

                            Director General of Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning (DSDIP), David Edwards, will present on the Queensland Government’s economic development priorities and initiatives.

                            Presentation available here

                                North Queensland Bio Energy

                                Robert Carey

                                See how renewable and sustainable bio-fuel technology will create jobs in the North as Chairman of North Queensland Bio Energy, Robert Carey, unveils the future of the industry and the company.

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                                    ICN

                                    Mario Martini

                                    ICN’s Project Engineering Specialist, Mario Martini, presents the opportunities for Australian companies to assist in the billion rebuild of Christchurch following 2011’s devastating earthquakes.

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