Crippling energy costs force Dugald River zinc mine to look at wind farm

Ben Carr
Updated May 23 2024 - 12:40pm, first published May 17 2024 - 11:38am
A wind farm in regional NSW. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
A wind farm in regional NSW. Picture by Elesa Kurtz

The owners of one of the world's largest zinc mines north of Cloncurry are planning to build a wind farm to ease pressure from crippling energy costs.

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Ben Carr

Ben Carr


Starting out as a reporter in Lightning Ridge in 2005, I returned to journalism in 2023 after 15 years spent in event production and technical services. Passionate about community news, contact me on or ph: 0484 524 000

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