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TECH Project

Location

QPM has selected Townsville as home to the TECH Project.  Townsville is the ideal location for the TECH Project and offers many benefits including:

  • Close proximity to New Caledonia 

  • Long term history of importing nickel ore from New Caledonia with supporting infrastructure such as port and rail

  • Availability of skilled labour and engineering services

QPM has secured land at the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct, approximately 35km south of Townsville. 

 

This is an ideal location for the TECH Project and is well supported with existing infrastructure:

  • Water pipeline

  • Gas pipeline

  • Electric transmission

  • Fibre optic communications 

  • Existing Ross River (140 MW) and Edify (400MW) solar arrays

  • Road train access to Townsville Port (Flinders Highway)

  • Rail line

 

Lansdown has been zoned heavy industrial, which will provide for an easier pathway for environmental approvals for the TECH Project.

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