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Publish date: 08/11/2020

Australia’s only cotton seed supplier, Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) has partnered with the CSIRO for a number of years developing improved cotton varieties for the domestic and international markets. Australian cotton is considered the best in the world for quality and yield. In fact, Australian growers using CSD-CSIRO varieties enjoy yields three times the world average and more than twice that of the US, which is Australia’s nearest competitor.

Publish date: 06/16/2020

Located approximately 20km South-West of Wandoan, Queensland’s first domestic-only gas project, the Atlas Gas Project, saw the completion of the 60km pipeline which connects the Wallumbilla gas pipeline to the East Coast gas market. The Atlas Project is on 58 square kilometres of land the Queensland Government granted for domestic-only gas production in March 2018. The ground-breaking project is supplying natural gas to generate electricity and make products in Queensland.

Publish date: 06/10/2020

Cummins is a key player in a groundbreaking hybrid renewable energy solution for Gold Fields’ remote Agnew gold mine in Western Australia. Agnew is set to be the first Australian mine powered by a wind, solar, battery and gas microgrid. The microgrid has been designed by global energy producer EDL, which will also own and operate it under a 10-year agreement with Gold Fields, the third largest gold producer in Australia.

Publish date: 12/18/2019
In the November 2018 issue of Cummins Commentary, we showed photos of Cummins’ highest-horsepower diesel engine, the QSK95, being lowered into the hull of Kilimanjaro VII during construction of the fast passenger ferry for Azam Marine, a company based in Tanzania, Africa.

Like the previous six Kilimanjaro vessels – all Cummins-powered and all designed by Incat Crowther – Kilimanjaro VII was being built by Richardson Devine Marine (RDM), the world-renowned Australian shipbuilder based in Hobart, Tasmania.

Publish date: 12/18/2019
Whitehaven Coal, in its own words ‘the emerging force in the Australian coal mining industry’, has three operating open cut mines in the NSW Gunnedah Basin – Maules Creek, Tarrawonga and Werris Creek – as well as its underground Narrabri mine and two sites under rehabilitation, Sunnyside and Rocglen. The company points out that its run-of-mine (ROM) production is set to grow strongly over the next 10 or so years, from the current 23 Mtpa (million tonnes per annum) to 50 Mtpa, through a combination of greenfield and brownfield developments.