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A record number of energy industry staff united at Stanwell’s fifteenth annual charity bowls day on Thursday 30 November 2017, raising more than $34,000 for CarersQLD. The Stanwell Classic bowls day saw employees from dozens of energy market companies, come together to battle it out on the bowling green for bragging rights and to raise… Read More

Queensland has the lowest wholesale electricity prices in the National Electricity Market, along with Australia’s most secure and reliable supply of baseload power. “Stanwell strongly rejects any assertion that it is, or has been, ‘gaming the market’,” Stanwell’s Chief Executive Officer Mr Richard Van Breda said. “Stanwell’s trading strategy reflects its response to competition in… Read More

Stanwell remains open to exploring options with Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) to assist with their load requirements, however, any agreement would need to be reflective of market prices and demonstrate value to both parties… Read More

James Oliver, who began his power industry career at Stanwell Power Station (SPS) in 2003, was recently announced as Site Manager of the highly automated power station, 22 kilometres west of Rockhampton.

Stanwell Corporation today announced that Tim Hogan has been appointed to manage the largest producers of renewable energy in Queensland – Barron Gorge Hydro Power Station, near Cairns, and Kareeya Hydro Power Station, near Tully.  

Stanwell today reiterated its position that it has more than enough competitive cost coal to supply Tarong’s power stations from its adjacent Meandu Mine until the end of their economic lives.  

Stanwell has abundant, economic coal to supply Tarong’s power stations from its adjacent Meandu Mine and Kunioon resource for several more decades. Through its work since acquiring the Meandu and Kunioon mining tenements in 2008, Stanwell has developed a very detailed knowledge of the resources and identified substantial low cost coal which resulted in Stanwell… Read More

A fatality has occurred involving a sub-contractor at the Tarong power stations earlier this morning. Queensland Police and emergency services are in attendance. Stanwell and UGL are devastated for the family, friends and work mates of the delivery driver. Stanwell and UGL will do everything it can to assist the family, its employees and contractors… Read More

South Burnett businesses will receive more than $500,000 from a 17-day overhaul at the Tarong North Power Station, which began earlier this month. The money will go to motels and caterers in Yarraman, Nanango and Kingaroy which are providing beds and food for nearly 230 contractors up until 19 May. “This $8 million mini-overhaul, along… Read More

Local young people considering a career in the power industry can again get apprenticeships at Stanwell Power Station (SPS), near Rockhampton, with four new apprentices to be taken on next year. SPS Site Manager Brad Perry said SPS would take on two mechanical and two electrical apprentices for 2015 after it cancelled its 2014 intake…. Read More