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Halls Creek: Shire to present Tanami track upgrade business case

Halls Creek shire is about to present its case to the body that advises governments on infrastructure developments.

The Tanami Track in the wet season

The Tanami Track in the wet season

The shire has been lobbying for many years to have the Tanami Road upgraded to bitumen.

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Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 Business and finance, Government, Halls Creek, Local Government Comments Off

Halls Creek crash: Tourist badly hurt

A young Irish tourist was hurt badly when the van he was in rolled on the Tanami Road yesterday morning.

Courtesy Tanami Action Group

Courtesy Tanami Action Group

The driver was not hurt but two passengers in the back had broken bones.

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Saturday, June 14th, 2014 Halls Creek, Police and courts Comments Off

Tanami: No slump in gold exploration

Companies are continuing to explore for gold in the Tanami desert, despite a slump in production.

The Granites is the only working mine in the region at the moment.

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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Business and finance Comments Off

Tanami Road: Man killed in crash

A man died after a single vehicle crash northwest of Yuendemu this afternoon.

Three passengers were injured.

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Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 Police and courts Comments Off

Flooding closes Tanami Road

The Tanami Track is closed from the NT border to Yuendemu.

The Tanami Track in the wet season

The Tanami Track in the wet season

Yesterdays severe storms have caused local flooding in remote areas east of Balgo.

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 Environment, Government Comments Off

The Tanami: Australia’s next toll road?

This is a story I did for last month’s Truckin’ Life, all about the shire proposal to start charging road trains to use the Tanami Track, so there will be funds available to seal it.

- GV

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Saturday, March 8th, 2014 Business and finance, Halls Creek, Local Government Comments Off

Granites mine resupplied after rains

Truckies worked over the weekend to resupply The Granites gold mine, just across the NT border.

The mine had been cut off by flooded roads for several weeks.

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Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 Business and finance, Environment Comments Off

Tanami Gold to issued new shares

Tanami Gold plans to issue new shares to raise capital.

Photo: Proactive Investors

Photo: Proactive Investors

The stock exchange has allowed the company to cease trading until Friday.

The company owns gold mines and projects on both sides of the NT border.

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Thursday, November 14th, 2013 Business and finance Comments Off
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