Copper boom must be sustained with access to cheap electricity

May 17 2022 - 6:13am
Kennedy MP Bob Katter with Chief Operating Officer Shane O'Connell. Photo supplied.

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter, says a boom of new copper mines opening in the North West Minerals Province, influenced by high commodity prices, will never be fully realised unless mining companies have access to competitively priced power from the proposed Copperstring transmission line, which will connect Mount Isa and Cloncurry to the National Electricity Grid.

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