Rocky forum to showcase region’s $4.6b project boom
Taking place at Frenchville Sports Club, North Rockhampton, the event will be limited to 150 attendees due to COVID requirements.
Among the presenters will be Queensland Economy Watch economist Gene Tunney, Queensland Resources Council chief executive Ian MacFarlane, Defence representatives Commodore Jonathan Earley and Sean Hawkins (ASMTI), Craig Simpson and James Foreman from Laing O’Rourke’s ASMTI Project, Work in Central Queensland representatives Phil Cooper and Ben Hughes, David Brown and Nam Quach from Clarke Creek Wind Farm, Beef Australia 2021 chief executive officer Ian Mill, and Suzanne Mitchell representing Carmichael coal project.
Capricorn Enterprise regional economic development manager Neil Lethlean said the forum was a great opportunity for local businesses.
“Central Queensland is currently booming, with billions of dollars of development in the pipeline and this premier event is one not to be missed,” he said.
“We promise a fantastic line-up of speakers providing information on ‘game changer’ infrastructure and development projects that will provide an outstanding mix of future investment and business expansion opportunities for CQ.”
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