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Moree Gateway Energised With Puma Energy Sod Turning

Puma Energy SOD turning

MOREE GATEWAY ENERGISED WITH PUMA ENERGY SOD TURNING

 

Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries, together with Puma Energy General Manager, Ray Taylor officiated a sod turning ceremony at the Moree Gateway, celebrating the beginning of development of Puma Energy’s site.

Late last year, Moree Plains Shire Council completed the sale of land at the Moree Gateway to Puma Energy for the development of a combined service station and truck stop, providing a modern purpose-built large scale facility to serve the needs of the interstate trucking community.

Puma Energy General Manager Ray Taylor said, “We are excited to begin construction on the new Puma Moree Travel Centre, which will provide first-class refuelling and rest facilities to the local community and motorists travelling on the Moree Gateway.

“At Puma, we are committed to supporting the local communities in which we operate, and will be using local contractors, builders and suppliers to bring this project to life.

“Puma Moree is a key part of our national expansion strategy, providing regional communities and Pumacard customers with greater access to high-quality services, competitive discounts and network benefits,” Mr Taylor said.

Mayor Humphries was equally encouraged by the occasion and what it means for Moree, “The sod turning ceremony signals a very exciting time for the Shire, Council and Puma because it marks the first steps of construction at the site,” she said.

“It will be great for everyone to see construction works at Puma’s site kick off, particularly with the involvement of local contractors and suppliers. I am absolutely over the moon to be making this announcement!”

Mayor Humphries added, “This Council is serious about attracting new business to our Shire and stimulating our economy – the decision to develop the Moree Gateway site goes a long way in showcasing Council’s commitment. This project shows we are fair dinkum about the long-term sustainability of our Shire.

She added, “I have no doubt that the leadership shown in undertaking this project contributed to our Council being deemed “Fit” the NSW Government’s local government reform process and avoiding amalgamation.”

The Moree Gateway is an initiative of Council designed to stimulate economic growth, create new jobs and ensure the future prosperity of the Moree Plains Shire. It supports the Council’s vision for the Shire in strategically positioning itself as a regional transport centre.

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Puma Moree Full Steam Ahead

PUMA MOREE FULL STEAM AHEAD
Puma EnergyPuma Energy will turn the sod on its new travel centre in Moree before Christmas, bringing with it more local jobs, long-term economic benefits and fuel competition for the local community and travelers.

The Moree Travel Centre is a part of Puma Energy’s continued growth into New South Wales, and will transform a three-hectare site into a bustling travel centre, giving travellers and truck drivers new and convenient access to first-class refuelling and rest facilities.
Puma Energy Australia General Manager Ray Taylor said the travel centre would provide valuable services to the local community and to motorists passing through on the Moree Gateway.

“We have been working with the local Moree Plains Shire Council to deliver this exciting project and we are pleased to begin construction on the new Puma Moree Travel Centre in November,” Mr Taylor said.

“At Puma we are focused on supporting the local communities we build in, which is why we will be using local contractors, builders and suppliers throughout the construction process.

“We are committed to providing quality service and convenience to Australians, and the Puma Moree Travel Centre allows us to continue to serve our customers in high traffic areas where demand is great.”

Mr Taylor said Puma Energy would continue its involvement with the local community following the completion of the site, including through offering discounted fuel.

“We will host a community event following completion of the site with discounts, kids’ activities and giveaways to celebrate the official opening of the travel centre,” Mr Taylor said.

Mr Taylor said the new travel centre was a key part of Puma Energy’s strategy to expand its national network in 2016 and bring new services and benefits to its customers.

“In 2014 we launched our national fuel card, Pumacard, which is the most widely accepted retail- branded fuel card in Australia,” he said.

“The new Puma Moree travel centre will help to establish our presence on a national level, and give our Pumacard customers more access to competitive discounts and network benefits.”

The new Moree travel centre will also feature Puma’s new 7th Street Café.

Moree Plains Shire Council Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries said although there has been a delay in the commencement of the Moree Puma development, the Moree community would benefit in the long run as being one of the first regional centres to secure Puma’s new format travel centre.

“Puma has taken the time to ensure that the Moree development provides a high quality outcome for visitors and residents alike,” Cr Humphries said.

“The Puma development at the Moree Gateway will provide a truly contemporary regional travel centre that will generate new economic activity for the Moree Shire and greater region.”

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Gateway Sale to Puma Energy Finalised

GATEWAY $ALE TO PUMA ENERGY FINALI$ED

Moree Plains Shire Council has completed the sale of land at the Moree Gateway to Puma Energy. The land will be developed into a combined service station and truck stop at the Moree Gateway, providing a modern purpose-built large scale facility to serve the needs of the interstate trucking community.

The sale was finalised late last week after all conditions of sale (including approval of Puma Energy’s development approval) were fulfilled.

Puma at the Moree Gateway_Concept ImageMayor, Councillor Katrina Humphries said, “I am absolutely over the moon to be making this announcement. I welcome Puma Energy as a landholder at the Moree Gateway and look forward to seeing construction start on the site shortly.

Mayor Humphries added, “This Council is serious about attracting new business to our Shire and stimulating our economy – the decision to develop the Moree Gateway site goes a long way in showcasing Council’s commitment. This project shows we are fair dinkum about the long-term sustainability of our Shire and I have no doubt that the leadership shown in undertaking this project contributed to our Council being deemed “Fit” the NSW Government’s local government reform process.”

Council’s General Manager, Mr Lester Rodgers was equally delighted. “Completion of this sale is a major milestone for this project. This investment is a great endorsement of Council’s vision to proceed with the Moree Gateway.

“Council is very pleased with the price achieved for this sale and we look forward to securing further sales at this level,”said Mr Rodgers.

The Moree Gateway is an initiative of Council designed to stimulate economic growth, create new jobs and ensure the future prosperity of the Moree Plains Shire. It supports the Council’s vision for the Shire in strategically positioning itself as a regional transport centre.

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