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Northern Territory Government


A mouth-watering smorgasbord of massive projects will be on the table at one of northern Australia’s most important conferences.

The NT Major Projects Conference, which is being staged at the Darwin Convention Centre from October 29-30, has again attracted top-flight speakers.

Core Lithium managing director Stephen Biggins will give an update on the Finniss lithium project, near Darwin. The project has a JORC compliant resources of 3.45 million tonnes. Production is expected to start later this year – ore will be trucked to Darwin and exported through the wharf at East Arm.

TNG managing director Paul Burton will talk about the world-class Mt Peake iron, vanadium and titanium project near Tennant Creek. The project is estimated to be worth $4.7 billion and has a life span of 17 years.

TNG has already signed three life-of-mine off-take agreements.

The NT Major Projects Conference, which is sponsored by the Northern Territory Government and organised by leading events management company Expotrade, will also hear from Carley Scott, chief executive of Equatorial Launch Australia.

ELA plans to develop a commercial rocket launch base on Indigenous land near Nhulunbuy. NASA has shown great interest in the project.

Graeme Maclean, project director of Laing O’Rourke, which is redeveloping the Larrakeyah barracks in Darwin, is also among the key speakers.

The annual NT Major Projects Conference attracts more than 250 delegates from a wide range of industries.

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