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Control tower for mining community



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MEDIA RELEASE

MINISTER FOR

HOUSING AND CONSTRUCTION The Hon Chris HURFORD MP Ju.AUSTRALIA,,^

CONTROL TOWER FOR MINING COMMUNITY 82/84

A 21 metre, prefabricated, demountable control tower is

to be erected at the Gove airstrip, the Federal Minister

for Housing and Construction, Chris Hurford, said today.

The tower is needed to ensure safety for the increasing

number of flights to the mining community which is about

400 kilometres east of Darwin.

An $859,770 contract for erection of the tower has been

let to Sitzler Brothers (Darwin) Pty Ltd. A maximum of about

30 workers will be on the site at any one time.

The Department will supervise this contract for the

Department of Aviation.

Contact: Patricia Zrimsek (062) 436267

20 July 1984

Parliament House, Canberra