New Infrastructure to enable key industry growth
The proposed Pilbara Fabrication & Services Common Use Facility (PFSCUF) will provide access to infrastructure that enables a range of key industries, including housing, construction, marine, defence, paramilitary, minerals and oil and gas, to maximise the economic development opportunities in the region.
Lumsden Point, in the Town of Port Hedland, has been recommended as the preferred location for the PFSCUF.
This transformational project is consistent with the State Government’s Pilbara Cities initiative to attract a greater population to the region by creating new employment opportunities.
Funding of $5 million from the Royalties for Regions program, administered by the Department of Regional Development and Lands, was granted in April 2012 for the Department of Commerce to undertake detailed planning for the development of the PFSCUF. As part of the detailed planning the Department of Commerce is commissioning four feasibility studies to progress the development of the PFSCUF.