Value Of Mineral Production Over Past Year Exceeds $ 4.92 Billion

Value Of Mineral Production Over Past Year Exceeds $ 4.92 Billion

07 September 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Third Straight Year Of Record Mineral Production Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby this morning announced the value of mineral production in the Northern Territory for the past year was the highest on record at $4.92 Billion. “Posting a third […]

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Northern Territory Mineral Exploration Expenditure Up 21% On Year 2017-18

Northern Territory Mineral Exploration Expenditure Up 21% On Year 2017-18

03 September 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Northern Territory Mineral Exploration Expenditure Reaches 8 Year High Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) yesterday released new data which shows that Territory mineral exploration expenditure in financial year 2018/19 was 21% higher than financial year 2017/18. “Mineral exploration is important to ongoing […]

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Marshall Govt Signs Two Lease Agreements For 9 Generating Units

Marshall Govt Signs Two Lease Agreements For 9 Generating Units

31 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan Generating Greater Competition In South Australia Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has signed two lease agreements with Nexif Energy and Infigen Energy collectively worth $219 Million for the state’s 9 generating units currently located at Elizabeth and Lonsdale. “Leasing arrangement will result in taxpayers […]

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Macquarie Valley Assisted With Drought Initiatives By New South Wales Govt

Macquarie Valley Assisted With Drought Initiatives By New South Wales Govt

27 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey New South Wales Govt Invests In Macquarie Valley Emergency Drought Initiatives Victor P Taffa Editor Victor P Taffa encourages all businesses to place a Leaderboard or Medium Rectangle Advertisement in The Southern Thunderer. Trademark for The Southern Thunderer is for online only. No one […]

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Leeman Water Supply Improves With McGowan Govt Project

Leeman Water Supply Improves With McGowan Govt Project

26 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly McGowan Government Delivers Project To Improve Leeman Water Supply Victor P Taffa $2.7 Million project to improve the reliability of Leeman’s water supply is complete Work involved replacing an old elevated water tank with a new booster pump station McGowan Government is investing $35.2 Million in 2019-20 for […]

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New South Wales Govt Looks To Buy Lake Macquarie Pasminco Site

New South Wales Govt Looks To Buy Lake Macquarie Pasminco Site

25 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey Pasminco Site To Deliver Environmental And Economic Benefits For Lake Macquarie Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government yesterday tabled legislation that, if passed by Parliament, will allow for the acquisition of land formerly occupied by the Cockle Creek lead and zinc smelter at […]

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Tillegra Dam May Yet Be Needed

Tillegra Dam May Yet Be Needed

24 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey Water Restrictions To Commence In Lower Hunter on 16 September 2019 Victor P Taffa Water restrictions will be introduced across the Lower Hunter next month for the first time in 25 years, in response to the worst drought on record for New South Wales. […]

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Venture Minerals To Commence Production At Riley Iron Ore Mine

Venture Minerals To Commence Production At Riley Iron Ore Mine

23 August 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Supporting West Coast Investment Victor P Taffa We welcome the very encouraging announcement that Venture Minerals plans to commence production at its Riley Iron Ore Mine, Premier Will Hodgman said. This will be a massive injection of confidence for Tasmania’s West Coast, with the mine expected to create up to 100 […]

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Shooters Party Divided On Murray Darling Basin Plan Leaving People Without Hope

Shooters Party Divided On Murray Darling Basin Plan Leaving People Without Hope

22 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey Shooters Borsak Must Clarify Position On Murray Darling Basin Plan Victor P Taffa Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey has called on Robert Borsak to clarify his party’s position on the Murray Darling Basin Plan following a split between two of his […]

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Maia Schweizer Appointed CEO For CleanCo

Maia Schweizer Appointed CEO For CleanCo

22 August 2019

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad CEO Appointed To Lead CleanCo Victor P Taffa Queensland’s new publicly-owned electricity generator, CleanCo, has appointed its inaugural permanent Chief Executive Officer. Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Jackie Trad today confirmed Dr. Maia Schweizer, an experienced executive, has been endorsed by the CleanCo […]

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McArthur River Mine NTEPA Recommendations Supported By Minister

McArthur River Mine NTEPA Recommendations Supported By Minister

21 August 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Minister Approves NTEPA McArthur River Mine Recommendations Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby has approved an amendment to the existing mine management plan (MMP) for the McArthur River Mine, creating a pathway for the implementation of all 30 recommendations made […]

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Water Further Amendment Bill 2019 Introduced To Parliament

Water Further Amendment Bill 2019 Introduced To Parliament

17 August 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler Strategic Aboriginal Water Reserves Bill Introduced To Parliament Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government today introduced the Water Further Amendment Bill 2019 to Parliament, which opens up opportunities for future economic development and local jobs for Aboriginal people on country. Once passed, the Bill will […]

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858 Million Litres Of Water Saved Since 2008

858 Million Litres Of Water Saved Since 2008

13 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly 8 New Aquatic Centres Receive Recognition For Being Waterwise Victor P Taffa 8 new aquatic centres recognised last night at the 50th Annual State Conference of the Leisure Institute of WA Aquatics (LIWA) Water Corporation works with LIWA to promote water efficiency in aquatic centres, helping the industry […]

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Sydney’s Desalination Plant Now Producing 250 Million Litres Of Water Per Day

Sydney’s Desalination Plant Now Producing 250 Million Litres Of Water Per Day

11 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey Securing Sydney’s Future Water Needs Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has commenced further work to secure water for Greater Sydney with preliminary planning for the expansion of the Sydney Desalination Plant (SDP) commencing as Greater Sydney dam levels continue to drop at […]

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Emu Swamp Dam To Receive Funding From Palaszczuk Govt

Emu Swamp Dam To Receive Funding From Palaszczuk Govt

04 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham State Kicks In $13.6 Million To Kick Off Emu Swamp Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will kick in $13.6 Million to kick off the Emu Swamp Dam on the Granite Belt. Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham said the State had been listening to local farmers and irrigators […]

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Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative Supports Mining Industry

Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative Supports Mining Industry

28 July 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Guy Barnett Rich Vein Of Investment To Grow Our Minerals Sector Victor P Taffa There is no stronger supporter of Tasmania’s mining and mineral sector than the Hodgman Government and we are committed to grow this important industry, Minister for Resources Guy Barnett said. “Latest round for our Exploration Drilling Grant […]

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Water Smart Package Launched In Townsville

Water Smart Package Launched In Townsville

16 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham Townsville Water Wise Thanks To $10 Million Package Victor P Taffa Townsville residents are set to ‘wise up’ when it comes to water waste with the Queensland Government funded Water Smart Package launched today. Member for Mundingburra and Minister for Communities Disability and Seniors Coralee O’Rourke, representing Minister […]

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BHP’s Pilbara Extension Plan Approved By McGowan Govt

BHP’s Pilbara Extension Plan Approved By McGowan Govt

14 July 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Mining Giant’s Long-Term Plan For The Pilbara Approved Victor P Taffa BHP’s strategic expansion proposal for the Pilbara given approval by the State Government Long-term Pilbara Expansion Strategic Proposal streamlines process and provides greater certainty for the next 50-100 years An Australian-first for […]

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Northern Territory Govt Completes Rapid Creek Storm Water Detention Basin

Northern Territory Govt Completes Rapid Creek Storm Water Detention Basin

02 July 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Eva Lawler Rapid Creek Storm Water Detention Basin Complete Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has completed the $10 Million construction of a stormwater detention basin and associated drainage, which will reduce the risk and impact of flood events in Rapid Creek. “Creating jobs is this Government’s number one priority […]

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Strategic Direction For Future Of Forestry Industry Outlined By Minister

Strategic Direction For Future Of Forestry Industry Outlined By Minister

02 July 2019

Western Australia Minister for Forestry Dave Kelly Plan Sets Vision For The Western Australian Forestry Industry Victor P Taffa A strategic framework sets a path forward for the Western Australian forestry industry Plan focuses on healthy forests, community benefits and job creation Wood Encouragement Policy has been developed and is a key action item of […]

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