Proposed wet-blue hide tannery at Darkan

Proposal description: 

Deras (Australia) Pty Ltd (Deras) proposes to establish and operate a 'wet-blue' tannery within the Shire of West Arthur, approximately 14 km north-east of Darkan. The facility would tan up to 220,000 cattle hides per annum using conventional tanning procedures. Hides would be mainly purchased from abattoirs in the south-west. The site would include a receival yard, a parking area, process building (including storage and office areas), a water reservoir and a wastewater treatment and evaporation lagoon.

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Last updated: 
September 12, 1991
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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