EDL HYBRID PROJECT UPDATE, & POWER OUTAGES REPORT

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Part of the solar array at the Coober Pedy Renewable Hybrid Project

The Coober Pedy Renewable Hybrid Project is progressing well. During March and April 2017, the remaining major equipment (which comprises the Diesel Uninterruptible Power Supplies (DUPS), Heat Banks and Switchboards) arrived and was installed on site, and connected to electrical and mechanical services. Continue reading

CROCODILE HARRY’S ORIGINAL DUGOUT, AND BOB’S HUT NOW LISTED AS STATE HERITAGE PLACES

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Bob’s Hut at Shell Patch Heritage listed as at 14 March 2017

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Crocodile Harry’s original dugout at Shell Patch Heritage listed as from 14 March 2017

As at 14 March 2017, the Chair of the South Australian Heritage Council (the Council) formed the opinion that the properties nominated for the South Australian Heritage Register (Register) may meet one or more of the criteria for heritage significance’ under section16 (1) of the Heritage Places Act 19993 (the Act) and believes that this place’… should be protected while an assessment of its heritage significance is carried out’.

Accordingly, it has been provisionally entered as a State Heritage Place in the Register under section 17(2)(b) of the Act.

The state Heritage Place details are:

Crocodile Harry’s Dugout and Bob’s Hut, Shell Patch Water Reserve, Gate 32 Stuart Highway, near Coober Pedy SA 5723. Continue reading