EBAC General Manager Remediation, Barry Dungey and Coal Energy Australia General Manager Projects, Roland Davies, have responded to the decision by the Heritage Council to heritage list the old Morwell Power Station and Briquette Factories.
Statement from EBAC
EBAC General Manager Remediation, Barry Dungey, said he was comfortable with the recommendation of the Heritage Council to heritage list the Morwell Power Station and Briquette Factories but disappointed it had not also provided a recommendation to allow the demolition of the power station as requested. [Read more…] about Heritage listing of Morwell Power Station and Briquette Factories
Media release – 12 October 2017
A proposal for a project in the vacant Morwell Briquette Factory in Morwell will be a significant economic boost to the Latrobe Valley and provide up to 80 jobs.
PPB Advisory, administrators for HRL Ltd, the former owners of the Morwell Power Station and Briquette Factory, has signed a non-binding Heads of Agreement with Coal Energy Australia for the CarbonTech Project. [Read more…] about Coal Energy Australia project proposal
EBAC heritage recommendation does not prevent PPB Advisory from progressing demolition permit application
On Friday 26 May 2017, the Executive Director of Heritage Victoria published a recommendation to the Heritage Council of Victoria (HCV) that the old Morwell Power Station and briquette factory should be included on the Victorian Heritage Register (VHR). Following a period for comments, HCV will decide whether to include the site on the VHR. [Read more…] about Media Release
PPB Advisory, the Liquidator of Energy Brix Australia Corporation Pty Ltd (EBAC), has confirmed it has suspended the demolition of the old power station and briquette factory in Morwell while an Interim Protection Order (IPO) is in place.
On Monday 27 March, the Heritage Council of Victoria (HCV) issued an IPO in respect of the site allowing HCV to assess it for inclusion in the Heritage Register.
Barry Dungey, the General Manager handling the EBAC remediation, said the liquidator had commenced discussions with HCV to explain the status of the site remediation, the demolition process and the consequences of the IPO on EBAC remediation plans and to arrange access for their assessment team as soon as possible.