Australia-related Articles

POWERING INDUSTRY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

We’ve doubled our business in the past three years and continue to grow in Western Australia, building on two decades of providing safe, reliable power in the state. Aron and our Australia team talk about our operations and growth story in Western...

South Hedland achieves first-fire milestone

On August 2, TransAlta’s engineer, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor and project team successfully conducted the first fire testing on its simple cycle gas turbine, the first of the three gas turbines installed at the South Hedland power...

One year of safe fuel delivery

Part of the process of generating safe, reliable power is making sure that the fuel for our power stations is delivered safely. We’re celebrating a full year of operations of the Fortescue River Gas Pipeline (FRGP), a joint venture project of TransAlta...

Air cooled condensers triumphantly make their way to South Hedland

Getting two massive 408 tonne pieces of equipment from China to our South Hedland, Western Australia construction site is no easy task. It takes a detailed plan and months of preparation to put this large job into action. TransAlta’s new 150 MW South...

South Hedland power station achieves major construction milestone

The first of many major pieces of equipment arrived on the South Hedland site marking a construction milestone for the power station. The open cycle gas turbine was the first to arrive on site early in November, and it will be followed by two combined...

What’s similar between Western Australia and Alberta?

Two economic powerhouses These two regions are over 14,500 km apart and yet they are actually quite similar. “Although Western Australia is on the other side of the world from our North American operations, many might be surprised to learn that it is...