Queensland Nickel approves plans to restart Yabulu Refinery
June 21st, 2018
Clive Palmer’s QNI Resources is a step closer to reopening the Yabulu Nickel Refinery in Queensland.
Palmer today released a statement saying QNI had approved plans to reopen the facility near Townsville in yet another twist for this ongoing saga.
“It was time for all governments and the community to work together to assist the refinery in opening in the shortest possible time,’’ Palmer said.
Queensland Nickel entered into voluntary administration in January 2016, leaving hundreds of employees out of work and the company $300 million in debt
The two-and-a-half years since have involved an ongoing court case to resolve the future of the refinery and compensation arrangements for the former workers. Read more…