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‘By-pass no way to go’

Wednesday, 30th November, 2011

City Council will tonight consider a confidential report into granting Perilya a licence to run a haulage road through the Willyama Common.

Council has declared the haulage road its “number one priority” and put its plans for an alternative bitumised by-pass on the backburner.

The by-pass, or ring road, is a more expensive option but it would be open to all heavy vehicles.

It remains a “long term goal” of Council’s but, according to one councillor, it would be better if it was abandoned.

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Perilya powers up

Thursday, 10th November, 2011

FORWARD PLANNING: Perilya’s general manager for Broken Hill Andrew Lord (right) at the Potosi site with plant metallurgist, Dion Woodman. FORWARD PLANNING: Perilya’s general manager for Broken Hill Andrew Lord (right) at the Potosi site with plant metallurgist, Dion Woodman.

Perilya Resources has ramped up work at its Potosi lease, 1.4 kilometres east of Broken Hill.

It is a project that began without great fuss or fanfare in August this year, but will culminate in the employment of 100-plus miners in addition to Perilya’s current staffing at its Southern operations.

Reporter Paula Doran toured the Potosi site this week with the company’s local operations general manager, Andrew Lord, to find out more about the quietly advancing multi-million dollar project which is about to become the newest mine on the Broken Hill horizon.

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