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Port Spencer Deep Water Port Gets Green Light

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The Port Spencer Deep Water Port grain export facility has been given the green light by the Marshall Liberal Government.

 The $230 million project is expected to boost economic activity in the Eyre Peninsula region, creating construction employment and flow-on effects for local businesses.

150 jobs will be created during construction and an operational workforce of up to 30 people will continue into the future.

Work on the significant infrastructure project should commence within two years and completed within five years.

Minister for Planning and Local Government, Vickie Chapman says before construction starts Peninsula Ports is required to provide final plans for all structures, along with the associated management and financial arrangements necessary to minimise impacts on the coastal and marine environment, and upgrade of the access road to the site from the Lincoln Highway.

 

 

 

 

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