The HESC Project Partners, together with the Australian and Victorian Governments, the Japanese Ambassador to Australia and distinguished guests today marked the start of construction at the HESC Liquefaction and Loading Facility with a commemorative sod turn at the site.

Attendees at the event included the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan, the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, the Japanese Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Reiichiro Takahashi, and the Treasurer of Victoria, the Hon Tim Pallas MP.

Chairman of the Board of Kawasaki, Mr Shigeru Murayama said: ‚ÄúDelivering clean hydrogen to the world for the benefit of our environment is a goal we share deeply and we look forward to achieving.”

Read the Kawasaki Heavy Industries media release (PDF, 2 pages, 617 KB)

Read the Australian Government media release.

Read the Victorian Government’s media release