Eyre Peninsula Cooperative Bulk Handling Limited (EPCBH) advises it has executed contracts to acquire Section 87, Hundred of Dixon, a strategic land asset for the future of EPCBH at Cape Hardy.

This 400-acre land parcel joins the Iron Road landholding, has frontage to Brayfield Road and cements the position of the Co-operative adjacent to the Cape Hardy multi-user Port Precinct.

The acquisition will provide capacity over time for the cooperative to pursue a range of opportunities that may arise from the development of a multi-user, multi-commodity deep water port.

Cape Hardy is a strategic project for South Australia:

Infrastructure Australia identifies the proposed deep-water port facility at Cape Hardy as a priority project for the Nation;

The Federal Government has also provided a $25m Grant Commitment towards developing and constructing the first stage of the Port;

The Cape Hardy project will bring together agriculture, mining renewable hydrogen and green manufacturing into a multi-user, multi-commodity manufacturing and export hub in South Australia;

The port will offer the Eyre Peninsula important strategic opportunities to help diversity the local economy;

The project has received approval by the South Australian Government as part of the Central Eyre Iron Project and has major project status.

For further information, please contact:

EPCBH Chairman: Bruce Heddle | 0429 804 042, or

CEO: Tim Scholz | 0400 756 264.

Issued : 17 September, 2021 | Karen Baines | admin@epcbh.com.au




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