Approval has been granted and contracts awarded with an NT gas pipeline project. The Northern Gas Pipeline has secured a license for construction, along with consent to construct the Phillip Creek Station Compressor Facility. NT Resources Minister Ken Vowles said it was a significant milestone for the project.
“Significant milestones have now been reached in the development of this major project,” he said. “This is an important job-creating project for the Territory — it will generate around 900 jobs during construction and will support our Government’s plans to develop Tennant Creek as a resources industry services hub which will see many ongoing jobs.”
The independent NT Environmental Protection Authority has assessed the NGP’s Environmental Impact Statement and recommended the project be given the approval to construct and operate the pipeline within the Territory. Continue reading
The NT government has granted Major Project status to KGL Resources’ Jervois Copper-Silver-Gold Project, located approximately 270km northeast of Alice Springs.The project facilitation agreement (PFA) will enable the Northern Territory government and KGL to collaborate to advance the project through the required approvals processes. The project is expected to create 360 jobs during construction and 300 ongoing jobs once operational, over its more than 12-year life. Continue reading
Sparrows Group has secured work with the Ichthys liquefied natural gas project off the coast of Northern Australia. The British offshore crane company has secured a contract to deliver fixed crane maintenance and inspection services for the major project. Continue reading
When Origin Energy approached Northern Territory pastoralist Rod Dunbar in 2014 with a request to build a test gas well on his property, he was deeply concerned. Continue reading
Location: Northern Territory NT
Project Manager: McConnell Dowell
Project Owner: Jemena
Budget: $300 Million
Phase: Pre Approved : Subject to Condition Approvals
Timeframe: To begin construction 2017, expected to be complete 2018 Continue reading
Project Manager: Newmont Mining
Project Owner: Newmont Mining
Stage: Committed What does this mean?
Jobs: TBA new jobs. Check this link for available roles Continue reading
Chandler salt mine near Alice Springs set for 2017.
Up to 360 new mining jobs will be created with a proposed new salt mine in the Northern Territory close to Alice Springs. The project area was originally drilled for oil and gas exploration and yielded the impressive results that prompted the further investigation into the mine’s development. Continue reading
Lead Company: Inpex
Summary: Northern Territory’s largest construction project
Project Progress: Committed
Employment in Construction Phase: 4,000
Employment in Operation Phase: 700
Total Planned Investment: $33,000 million