Gladstone is a world class location in the Asia Pacific Region for large scale industrial development infrastructure.
Industrial land has been developed by the State Government to accommodate long term investment and growth of large scale industry.
The Gladstone engineering and support sector service a number of established major industries in the immediate Gladstone area including:
- NRG – Gladstone Power Station
- Queensland Alumina Ltd – Alumina
- Boyne Smelters – Aluminium
- Cement Australia – Cement Clinker
- Orica – Sodium Cyanide, Chlorine Products
- Frost Enterprises – Limestone
- Rio Tinto Aluminium Yarwun – Alumina
The existing industrial development and the expanding coal mines of Central Queensland have developed a significant market for engineering firms in the region. Local, national and international consulting engineers are well represented, providing the expertise and technical support to manage projects from the smallest residential and commercial developments through to major industry expansions and ‘greenfield’ locations. There are over 30 engineering workshops, ranging from small specialist machine shops through to large fabrication firms undertaking construction and maintenance for new and existing industry.