Fish kills can occur at any time of the year but are more common during the build-up and early in the Wet season, often following the first flush of water from large storms.
Representatives from the mining, petroleum, pastoral, transport and infrastructure industries met in Tennant Creek to discuss opportunities and developments in the Barkly Region, and the important role industry plays in developing regional economies in the Northern Territory (NT).
The Territory Government is continuing to address safety and environmental issues around legacy mines in Tennant Creek, creating jobs and business opportunities in the region.
A recently completed US$120M expansion to operations at Newmont’s Tanami gold mine is expected to produce up to an additional 80,000oz of gold per year.
The final stage of rehabilitation planning for the former Rum Jungle mine site near Batchelor is now underway.
The season’s first shipment of Territory mangoes to be exported to the United States (US) has been trucked out of Darwin.
Season three of the Territory’s iconic Million Dollar Fish competition is now underway.
Northern Territory seafood businesses took out three categories at the 2017 National Seafood Industry Awards, presented in Sydney on Thursday 28 September.
Nominations are now open for the 2018 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award.
The mining industry is an important contributor to the Northern Territory economy.