MITEZ Hosts Mount Isa CopperString Supply Session | The Northwest Star

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On Monday, representatives of business and industry in North West Queensland were briefed on the opportunities of the estimated $ 1.7 billion construction program, the CopperString 2.0 high voltage electricity transmission network at Mount Isa. UGL and CPB contractors and representatives from CopperString were on hand to discuss potential business opportunities for the project. , which will link the North West Minerals Province and the National Electricity Market near Townsville. The industry event was co-hosted by CuString and Mount Isa at the Townsville Economic Development Zone (MITEZ) with regional vendors learning about opportunities they could exploit through the massive construction program . RELATED NEWS: CopperString Broadband Boost in Northwest Copperstring Agreements with QEM Vanadium Developers Works on the transmission network will include civil construction, concrete batching plants, land clearing and rehabilitation, construction of access roads, concrete and foundation reinforcement, tower assembly, optical ground wire, overhead ground wire, access to land, cultural heritage, environmental services, testing services and commissioning and construction services of camps and camps. CuString Executive Chairman John O’Brien said the briefing from the project’s first partner, the UGL / CPB joint venture, follows the approval of the CopperString 2.0 Australian Industry Participation Plan. READ ALSO: Julia Creek Caravan Park Wins Qld Tourism Awards Maryann Wipaki Wins National Women in Mining Award Irish soldier finds peace in Winton, says sister Jimmy Barnes, Missy Higgins headlines 2022 Big Red Bash “CopperString 2.0 is a nation-building project to electrify more investment, jobs and development of the globally significant reserves of essential minerals in the Northwest, valued at an estimated $ 740 billion, ”Mr. O said ‘Brien MITEZ CEO Catherine Robson said CuString is committed to ensuring that those involved in the construction and operation of the CopperString transmission network and local communities are the beneficiaries of the project. through economic benefits but also through quality employment opportunities, locally targeted purchasing, supplier development and a proactive role as catalyst for the local economy, ”said Ms. Robson. Our reporters work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content: Bookmark https://www.northweststar.com.au/ Make sure you’re signed up for our last minute and regular newsletters Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Google News

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