A 1,100-kilometre high-voltage overhead electricity transmission line connecting the North West Minerals Provence and Mount Isa to the National Electricity Market grid south of Townsville.
CuString Pty Ltd
The transmission line would run from a new sub-station at Woodstock, south of Townsville, to the Chumvale sub-station, near Cloncurry. Subject to demand, the line may extend west to Mount Isa and south to existing and potential mining operations. View map.
Townsville City Council
Burdekin Shire Council
Charters Towers Regional Council
Flinders Shire Council
Richmond Shire Council
McKinlay Shire Council
Cloncurry Shire Council
Mount Isa City Council
1,100-kilometre high-voltage electricity transmission line
support towers every 400-600 meters
new sub-stations at Woodstock and Chumvale, near Cloncurry
optical fibre network capability
access tracks for construction and maintenance
Up to 400 (construction)
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
A project that has the potential to have a significant impact on matters of national environmental significance is called a 'controlled action' and requires approval under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cwlth).