May 25, 2019

Fertiliser project promises multiple regional benefits

A fertiliser producer’s plans to re-open the Greenvale-Yabulu rail line are ambitious, but could provide great opportunities for the local community, says Charters Towers mayor Liz Schmidt. She was commenting after Agripower Australia’s $663 million Fertiliser Expansion Project was granted prescribed project status by the State Government this week. The cost takes in a proposed mine-to-rail-head conveyor, 220km rail line, a 1Mtpa processing plant at or near Yabulu, and facilities at Port of Townsville, according to the proponent. Cr Schmidt sai...

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