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2018 news archive

February 2018

14 Feb 2018

Live export industry moooving quickly

The Northern Territory’s live export industry is off to a flying start this year with more than 30 000 head of cattle exported from Darwin during January.

Minister for Primary Industry and Resources said the figures - more than double those of January 2017 – confirmed the high level of demand for Australian cattle overseas, and reinforced the need to invest in the industry.

Read the full media release on live export industry moooving quickly.

January 2018

11 Jan 2018

World's second-most powerful battery after Tesla mooted for Top End

The world's second-most powerful battery could be built in the Top End as part of a plan to produce more renewable energy for the Northern Territory (NT).

Territory Generation, the NT Government-owned corporation that runs power plants in the jurisdiction, wants to build a large-scale renewable energy storage system for Darwin and Katherine.

It has released an expression of interest for a 25 to 45 megawatt battery.

Read the full article on world's second-most powerful battery after Tesla mooted for Top End.

10 Jan 2018

Hopes rise for NT mining

The Northern Territory (NT) mining industry has received another major boost with the announcement that the proposed Molyhil tungsten and molybdenum project in Central Australia has had its life extended by 17% to seven years.

This follows good news last week that another mining project, the $1.19 billion Nolan's rare earths mine north of Alice Springs has been recommended for approval by the NT Environment Protection Authority.

Read the full article on hopes rise for NT mining.

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